Cushman & Wakefield is a leading global real estate services firm that helps clients transform the way people work, shop, and live. Our 45,000 employees in more than 70 countries help occupiers and investors optimize the value of their real estate by combining our global perspective and deep local knowledge with an impressive platform of real estate solutions. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest commercial real estate services firms with revenue of $6 billion across core services of agency leasing, asset services, capital markets, facility services (C&W Services), global occupier services, investment & asset management (DTZ Investors), project & development services, tenant representation, and valuation & advisory.
Cushman & Wakefield is also a market leader in Atlanta, consistently ranked among the city’s top brokerage firms and property managers since opening an office in the city in 1977. Over the past 40 years, Cushman & Wakefield Atlanta has grown to employ nearly 350 team members in the metro Atlanta area and surrounding Southeast region who provide expertise in all of the company’s vertically integrated services.
Recent Blog Post
- Founders of Cushman & Wakefield’s Atlanta Office Reunite for PanelBy Savannah Durban, Senior Communications Specialist, Southeast From left: Art McWilliams, Andy Ghertner, John Coppedge, Lisa Bobbitt (current Operations Director), Bill Bugg, Mike Elting and John O’Neill (current President, Southeast and South Central) In order to know where a company is headed, it is important to understand where it came from. At Cushman & Wakefield Atlanta’s recent monthly All-Team meeting, we assembled a panel of the four founders of our office and former Managing Principal Mike Elting to share the history of the firm, the importance of culture and talk about some of their landmark deals. Cushman & Wakefield’s Atlanta operations began when the firm acquired the successful local brokerage operation of Bugg, Coppedge, Ghertner & McWilliams (“BCGM”) on November 4, 1977. BCGM was comprised of top producers – Bill Bugg, John Coppedge, Andy Ghertner and Art McWilliams – formerly with Adair Realty Co., at that time Atlanta’s oldest commercial real estate firm. “When we... Read more »