Ben Cullen

Head of Offices, UK • United Kingdom

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Ben Cullen

Head of Offices, UK • United Kingdom


Ben leads Cushman & Wakefield’s Occupier Representation business in London. 

His team is the market leader and advises Occupiers across all sectors in building and implementing real estate strategies. 

In 2018, the team advised on 3.6 million sq. ft. of transactions and saved clients £135m in its negotiations on their behalf. Ben joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2001. He was appointed Salaried Partner in 2007 and International Partner in 2015.

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Amazon –  Strategy and transactions for 1.1m sq. ft. of office space across Central London

 L’Oréal – Strategic review followed by 120,000 sq. ft. re-gear, Hammersmith

Ascential Plc – 140,000 sq. ft. strategic review followed by 4 Central London transactions

WeWork – London growth plan– 750,000 sq. ft. across 9 transactions

Sony Pictures Entertainment – Business case review followed by 75,000 sq. ft. relocation from Soho to Paddington

Ineos – acquisition of 2 new London HQ buildings totaling 80,000 sq. ft. in Knightsbridge

L.E.K Consulting – 30,000 sq. ft. ‘stay vs. go’, Victoria

Tableau – 45,000 sq. ft. acquisition, South Bank

SilverLake – 10,000 sq. ft. re-gear Mayfair

Vodafone – 35,000 sq. ft. acquisition, Paddington

Kingfisher Plc – London portfolio advice

Red Bee Media – 90,000 sq. ft. lease re-gear and decentralization, White City

Hammerson Plc – relocation and bifurcation of London HQ – 55,000 sq. ft., Kings Cross

Burberry Plc – London expansion 125,000 sq. ft., Westminster

Unite the Union – U.K. portfolio advice totaling 100,000 sq. ft. of building sales and acquisitions

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Cushman & Wakefield Continues Living Sector Expansion With Two Key UK Residential Capital Markets Hires

Cushman & Wakefield has announced two Residential Capital Markets hires in the UK as it continues to expand its Living sector team. 

Vikki McCrindle • 16/05/2024

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Cushman & Wakefield Signs For New West End Office At Derwent London’s 25 Baker Street

Cushman & Wakefield has exchanged contracts on new office accommodation at 25 Baker Street, London, a brand new, Derwent London development. Baker Street will replace Portman Square as Cushman & Wakefield’s West End office from September 2025.

Richard Coleman • 08/05/2024

Gillian Bowman
Cushman & Wakefield’s UK Valuation & Advisory Team Welcomes Partner and Head of Sustainability

Gillian Bowman joins from Knight Frank to take on the role.

Vikki McCrindle • 01/05/2024

Services

Lease Transaction & Advisory

Cushman & Wakefield is one of the world’s leading providers of leasing advice to occupiers and investors.

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Offices Leasing

Cushman & Wakefield provides a bespoke office leasing service to investor, developer and public sector clients across the UK & Ireland.

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Offices Occupier Representation

Our Occupier Representation team will support you through the entire process of your search for an office space, from the beginning all the way to signing the lease and fitting out your new premises.

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MORE INSIGHTS

Fair Value Index
Research

European Forecast & Fair Value Index

Cushman and Wakefield Fair Value IndexTM offers investors insight into the relative attractiveness of current pricing in 119 prime office, retail and logistic property markets across Europe.
Sukhdeep Dhillon • 29/05/2024
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Energy Consumption and Efficiency

The ESG team carried out a study on energy consumption in shopping centers. The analysis, which examined 35 Italian shopping centers managed by Cushman & Wakefield from 2019 to 2022, highlighted a reduction in energy consumption, partly due to the occurrence of the pandemic.
Francesca Altamura • 28/05/2024
Edinburgh
Research

Edinburgh Hotel Market Spotlight

Edinburgh's hotel sector saw a 22% revenue increase and a nearly 69% rise in gross operating profit in Q1 2024, outpacing the UK average despite rising costs and increased hotel supply.
Lise Keller • 28/05/2024
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Research • Investment / Capital Markets

Magok Market Insight - Part Two

Major Asian cities that have experienced rapid growth in a short period of time have experienced an accelerated concentration of development in the city center due to the development of transportation networks and industries.
Jinwoo Jung • 27/05/2024
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Research • Supply Chain

Logistics Tenant Profile - Northeastern SMA

The Northeast region of SMA(Seoul Metropolitan Area) has had a limited supply of logistics centers due to legal regulations such as the designation of the metropolitan maintenance area and military facility protection zone, and only 1.4% of SMA's logistics centers is in the northeastern area.
Carter Kim • 27/05/2024
European Luxury REtail
Research

European Luxury Retail

Explore the dynamics of the European luxury retail real estate market.
Sally Bruer • 15/05/2024
European Luxury REtail
Research

European Luxury Retail

Location, Visibility, Experience: Luxury Retail Strengthens the European High Street Market.
Vincent Ascher • 07/05/2024
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Research

Porto Market Update 2023

Cushman & Wakefield has launched Market Update Porto, a report that summarizes real estate market activity in the region in 2022 and early 2023.
Andreia Almeida • 21/06/2023

FEATURED STORIES

Battersea Power Station Development Co
Battersea Power Station Development Company • Retail
Battersea Power Station is an iconic 42-acre development on the south of the River Thames.
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Brindley place
Hines • Retail
Developing a forward-looking strategy for one of Birmingham’s prime assets.
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Boden HQ amphitheatre
JP Boden & Co • Retail
Fashion retailer JP Boden & Co wanted to expand its London head office to accommodate business growth and more agile working.
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Boden HQ amphitheatre
JP Boden & Co • Retail
Fashion retailer JP Boden & Co wanted to expand its London head office to accommodate business growth and more agile working.
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Battersea Power Station Development Co
Battersea Power Station Development Company • Retail
Battersea Power Station is an iconic 42-acre development on the south of the River Thames.
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Entre Deux Maastricht INVESCO
Invesco • Banking & Financial Services

IREEF is a flagship fund of Invesco Real Estate comprising core and value-add assets across Europe.

Brindley place
Hines • Retail
Developing a forward-looking strategy for one of Birmingham’s prime assets.
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Commercial Real Estate Technology
Omnicom Europe Limited • Technology

Omnicom Europe Limited had to relocate from over ten properties into one over 4 years.

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