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Government Practice Group

Newmark Knight Frank Global Corporate Services has established a select team of professionals to advise local and federal government clients on a wide range of property issues and execute various project-specific transactions worldwide. We provide unparalleled real estate services through our integrated global corporate services platform, which combines transaction management, real estate and logistics consulting, workplace strategies, strategic facilities and operations planning, project and development management, and facilities and property management disciplines.

By aligning our integrated services with our clients' unique objectives, we better understand the financial impact as well as the repercussions of every option and decision on each component of our clients' portfolios. Our integrated real estate services also include the accountability of a single point of contact and a core real estate team that will ensure that transactions are implemented in accordance with overall strategy.

Government Client Services Provided:

  • Transaction Management
  • Project Management
  • Portfolio Strategy
  • Valuation Services
  • Property & Facilities Management
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Supply Chain & Operations analysis
  • Lease Administration
  • Workplace strategies
  • Technology Implementation
  • Site selection
  • Quality Assurance

In total, members of our team have executed transactions totaling over 6 million square feet representing the United States government domestically.  In addition, members of Newmark Knight Frank's government practice team have executed hundreds of transactions internationally for the United States Department of State, the United Kingdom Foreign & Commonwealth Office, and other government entities.

Our representative clients include:

United States Department of State (DOS)

We have over 11 years of experience serving the DOS including an extensive track record in dealing with diverse and under-developed markets.  We are the preferred provider for valuation and acquisition services for the DOS and we have completed over 57 projects for the DOS in recent years including valuations, appraisals, investment sales, disposition services, site selection and market studies.

The Smithsonian Institution

We are a preferred provider for The Smithsonian and we currently provide real estate services and consulting for its 10 million-square-foot national portfolio.  Our services on behalf of this client include portfolio management and strategy, transaction management/brokerage, lease administration and miscellaneous support services.

United States General Services Administration (GSA)

We are on the FABS Schedule 520 for the GSA and are also registered as a SIN 520 1 Program Financial Advisor.