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Cushman & Wakefield LePage Expands Canadian Project Management Practice
20 Feb, 2008, Toronto
Merges the Gordian Group’s operations with its own Canadian service offering
Cushman & Wakefield LePage today officially announced that the former Gordian Group has joined Cushman & Wakefield’s Project Management team, expanding the Cushman & Wakefield LePage Project Management practice. Cushman & Wakefield Project Management now combines the firm’s forty years of global project management experience with the thirteen years of expertise in Canada brought by the Gordian Group, a Canadian real estate firm specializing in Project Management.
Project Management encompasses all aspects of the, design and construction of office, retail or industrial work environments, from planning and building to final occupancy. Outsourcing this real estate service to Cushman & Wakefield LePage Project Management allows companies to focus on their core business functions while benefiting from measurable savings in total project costs.
“We are pleased to be able to expand our Project Management practice through the addition of a group of professionals who have such a high level of expertise and successful track record. This enhanced service adds considerable value to Cushman & Wakefield LePage’s complete Client Solutions package,” said Colum Bastable, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cushman & Wakefield LePage. “Combined with our Strategic Account Management, Facilities Management and Lease Administration businesses, Cushman & Wakefield LePage Project Management allows us to offer our clients complete, end-to-end management of all their real estate needs.”
“There is a clear need in the market for Project Management that is backed not only by the kind of in-depth regional real estate market knowledge Cushman & Wakefield LePage has, but by an approach that offers true scalability,” said Chuck Scott, Managing Director, Client Solutions for Cushman & Wakefield LePage. “Cushman & Wakefield LePage Project Management offers single point of contact access to the level of service clients need, recognizing that a one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t work for everyone.”
The Global Practice of Cushman & Wakefield Project Management oversees the business from Toronto. C&W manages more than 4000 projects a year with a total value of USD$4.6 billion. They have worked with a wide range of high profile national and international clients and have far-reaching experience in corporate headquarters, industrial facilities, bio-technical - pharmaceutical facilities, retail and leisure facilities, operations and data centers, distribution centers and a wide variety of tenant improvements.
Cushman & Wakefield LePage is the Canadian operation of Cushman & Wakefield, the world’s largest privately owned commercial real estate services firm with more than 12,000 professionals in 215 offices in 56 countries. The firm delivers integrated solutions by actively advising, implementing and managing on behalf of landlords, tenants, and investors through every stage of the real estate process. These solutions include helping clients to buy, sell, finance, lease, and manage assets. Cushman & Wakefield also provides valuation advice, strategic planning and research, portfolio analysis, and site selection and space location assistance, among many other advisory services. To find out more about Cushman & Wakefield, visit www.cushmanwakefield.com
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