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July 2017 Compass: Twin Cities Commercial Real Estate Market Sees Continued Steady Demand

The Twin Cities multi-tenant commercial real estate market recorded a slight uptick in vacancy in the first half of 2017; however, it is a still-healthy 10.8% across all product types—office, industrial, and retail. The July 2017 Compass report, which provides in-depth analysis of commercial real estate conditions in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area,  is [...]

July 26th, 2017|Compass, Research|

Tech Cities 1.0: An interactive look at metrics and cities to watch

By: Clint Miller, Executive Managing Director Throughout this and most other business cycles, we hear that tech cities have outperformed other markets by virtually every relevant economic and commercial real estate (CRE) metric, including GDP, jobs, absorption, rents, and more. But what exactly is a tech city? In a new Cushman & Wakefield report, [...]

July 20th, 2017|CRE Insights, For Investors, For Occupiers, Research|

Centennial Lakes Office Park recognized by BOMA International as Top Suburban Office Park in North America

MINNEAPOLIS (6/29/2017)​ – A year after winning the prestigious award for the first time in the company’s history, another Cushman & Wakefield-managed property has been named the best of its kind in the world. Centennial Lakes Office Park, a five-building, 850,000 square foot (sf) office park in Edina, Minnesota, has been named the winner [...]

June 29th, 2017|News|

The Amenities Game: A Chess Match Between Landlords & Occupiers

By: Clint Miller, Executive Managing Director Globally, occupiers and landlords are responding to game-changing developments in technology, economics, and demographics by pursuing ground-breaking amenities. We might think of the relationship as a game of chess: going back and forth, each decision tied to the next. Landlords want occupants that bring value to their rent [...]

May 22nd, 2017|CRE Insights, For Investors, For Occupiers, Research|

Case Study: Anytime Fitness/Self Esteem Brands

Self Esteem Brands is the parent company of Anytime Fitness and Waxing the City, as well as other affiliates including Provision Security Solutions, Healthy Contributions, PumpOne, and Franchise Real Estate. Cushman & Wakefield was originally hired to provide project management services for a new headquarters for Anytime Fitness, tasked with designing, planning, and [...]

April 26th, 2016|Case Study, Owner's Representation|

Case Study: RBC Plaza

Cushman & Wakefield provides property management, leasing, construction management and project management services for this 710,000-sf office tower and retail center, including oversight for a significant repositioning and renovation. The project focused on converting two floors of retail and food court tenant spaces into office space, renovating and re-orienting three floors of retail [...]

August 26th, 2015|Case Study, Leasing, Project Management, Property Management|

Case Study: National Financial Services Firm

Cushman & Wakefield was hired to provide the full suite of real estate services for a national financial services firm, working closely with its in-house real estate team to develop and execute a strategy for aligning real estate with corporate goals and objectives. Solutions: Conduct a full portfolio review [...]