Cushman & Wakefield Announces Exclusive Nebraska Alliance with The Lund Company
6 Dec, 2012, New York
Cushman & Wakefield, the world's largest privately held commercial real estate services firm, today announced The Lund Company, a full-service commercial real estate firm based in Omaha, has joined its Americas Alliance Program. With 180 professionals, The Lund Company markets and manages a commercial real estate portfolio totaling more than 8 million square feet offering clients a full range of innovative services including brokerage, property management, real estate consulting, investment acquisition, agricultural and development.
As a member of the Americas Alliance Program, Lund joins Cushman & Wakefield's association of 37 independently owned and operated regional commercial real estate firms with leadership positions in 80 strategic markets in the Americas.
"We are delighted to welcome The Lund Company as the latest member of our Alliance Program," said Jim Underhill, Cushman & Wakefield's Chief Executive Officer of the Americas. "In-line with our vision to provide the most creative and innovative services on a consistent basis, the continued strength of this program enables Cushman & Wakefield to execute seamlessly for its clients in strategic markets. At the same time, the program offers Lund's clients full access to our global platform."
Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman said The Lund Company's thirty year legacy of success fits with an increasingly global business climate. "I am pleased that The Lund Company is extending its global capabilities through this new partnership with Cushman & Wakefield," said Governor Heineman. "The expansion of Lund's diversified real estate services into new markets around the world is a great example of Nebraska's expanding economy."
"Partnering with Lund is a great step forward for C&W which demonstrates our continued focus on growth in important markets throughout the Midwest and Central Region of the U.S.," added Shawn P. Mobley, President of Cushman & Wakefield's Central Region. "During the past 18 months, we have greatly bolstered our market position in Minneapolis, Chicago, and Dallas through creative joint ventures, recruiting, and acquisitions. Today's alliance with Lund is an important additional element of that growth."
John Lund, Chief Executive Officer, The Lund Company, added "Cushman and Wakefield's strengths align perfectly with our vision. Our existing clients can now do business anywhere in the world, relying on the same high level service they've known for the last 31 years. Our new clients will find that this alliance provides seamless expertise and service from Omaha to worldwide markets. "
Jason Fisher, President of The Lund Company, says Cushman & Wakefield's worldwide presence means exciting new opportunities for Lund. "From thriving small and medium size businesses to the Fortune 500 companies in the Omaha metro area, we are enhancing top quality service with worldwide market research including the latest trend reports and economic indicators."
Located at 450 Regency Parkway, the Lund Company recently showcased its innovative culture and industry leading capabilities as it redeveloped and repurposed its company-owned, multi-tenant headquarters facility. The project was named "2012 Development of the Year" by the Commercial Real Estate Workshop (CREW) Midwest.
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