Industries & Sectors
We are a global leader of investment sales. It’s why real estate owners and investors look to Cushman & Wakefield experts to help with their strategic, operational and financial goals. With us as partners, our clients get easier access to local and international capital.
Cushman & Wakefield offers a full spectrum of financial services that provides our domestic and international clients with custom-built capital solutions for all asset classes. In the US, our strategic joint venture with Greystone offers direct access to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA / HUD loan programs.
Multifamily assets require acute attention to economic fluctuations, real estate cycles and market trends. Leveraged by one of the world’s largest and most reputable valuation and advisory platforms, we provide timely solutions that deliver valuable insights and reduce risk for our clients’ multifamily real estate interests throughout the Americas and globally.
With 38% of global carbon dioxide emissions coming from the built environment, there's incentive and urgency for everyone from occupiers to investors to embed sustainable practices into every stage of their real estate cycle. Our experts aren’t just experienced, they’re dedicated to helping every client face the future with the kind of confidence that comes from having the right plan.
Our Living Sector Specializations
Cushman & Wakefield living sector professionals’ expertise runs the gamut in terms of the residential product spectrum from trophy Class A assets to workforce housing. Beyond conventional living sector, we are leaders in various niche asset subtypes as well.
With the boom in the single-family and build-to-rent (BTR) sector in the past five years, we are poised to serve your various needs in this growing and constantly evolving segment. Our investment sales, finance, asset services, valuation, and diligence advisory professionals are equipped to handle both BTR and scattered-site product.
Albeit smaller than the Millennial generation, the Gen Z cohort is more likely to pursue college compared to earlier generations, thereby fueling future student housing demand. Our specialized teams provide insight into these changing market dynamics and help clients maximize the value their student housing assets.
By 2030, all 72 million Boomers will be age 65+ and the market has adapted to offer them a diversified set of housing choices. Our Valuation & Advisory, Investment Sales, and Asset Services professionals help guide our clients with their Active Adult (55+) and Seniors Housing & Care portfolio needs.
There are nearly 5 million federally assisted rental homes in the U.S. with nearly half supported by the LIHTC program and nearly 30% supported by the Section 8 program. Our living sector professionals help navigate the management, valuation and dispositions of these properties at points of regulatory transition.
The rise in co-living was the result of an increased cost of living, lack of inventory, and a desire to live in premier cities. This form of communal living allows residents access to big city amenities, while creating a community within their building, with shared common areas and amenities. Globally, The House Monk found the co-living rental market accounted for a 75% increase in funding from 2018 to 2019, with countries dominating this industry being China, India, USA, and Europe. These statistics support the United Nation’s projection that communal housing could solve the global housing crisis, as 68% of people will live in cities by 2050.