Zimmer Real Estate Services, L.C. has joined forces with Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF), one of the world’s leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Effective immediately, the company will do business as Newmark Grubb Zimmer.
The strengths of Zimmer-its people, research and market knowledge-coupled with NGKF’s highly reputable national and international capabilities gives Newmark Grubb Zimmer’s clients the enriched resources they have come to expect from working with Zimmer. The firm’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Hugh J. Zimmer, SIOR, RICS, explained that this is the best of both worlds.
“NGKF is financially strong with a proven track record in management and expertise. Partnering with NGKF is an evolutionary step forward in our company’s future and we are excited to be a part of this innovative platform,” Mr. Zimmer said.
Kansas City, Mo.-based, Newmark Grubb Zimmer is owned and managed by members of the Zimmer family and other senior management officials. In business for more than 65 years and over three generations, it is one of the oldest, independently owned and operated commercial real estate firms in the region. The firm has been responsible for some of the most iconic regional developments, including the NNSA National Security Campus in Kansas City, Mo., Sprint World headquarters campus in Overland Park, Kan., and the Village West tourism, entertainment and retail district in Kansas City, Kan.- each valued at $1 billion or more. Additionally, the firm is responsible for the development of many of the area’s principal business parks, such as AirWorld Center at KCI in Kansas City, Mo.; Mitchell Woods in St. Joseph, Mo.; Heartland Meadows in Liberty, Mo.; Rollins Meadows in Lee’s Summit, Mo.; and Lenexa Industrial Park and Southlake Technology Park in Lenexa, Kan.
NGKF’s extensive platform spans leasing advisory, global corporate services, investment sales and capital markets, retail, consulting, program and project management, property and facilities management, valuation and advisory services, as well as various specialty practice groups.
About Newmark Grubb Zimmer
Newmark Grubb Zimmer (www.NGZimmer.com) is a full-service commercial real estate company providing a range of services including sales and leasing, property and facilities management, owner representation for public and private development projects, and public-sector consulting. Its staff boasts an array of experience in design, construction, valuation, finance and legal matters.
Regularly recognized as one of the top brokerage firms in the region, Newmark Grubb Zimmer manages more than 6.3 million square feet of office, medical, industrial and retail property, and serves as corporate real estate advisor for an assortment of local, regional, national and international companies.
About Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank is one of the world’s leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NGKF’s 12,000 professionals operate from more than 320 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents.
With roots dating back to 1929, NGKF’s strong foundation makes it one of the most trusted names in commercial real estate. NGKF’s full-service platform comprises BGC’s real estate services segment, offering commercial real estate tenants, landlords, investors and developers a wide range of services including leasing; capital markets services, including investment sales, debt placement, appraisal, and valuation services; commercial mortgage brokerage services; as well as corporate advisory services, consulting, project and development management, and property and corporate facilities management services. For further information, visit www.ngkf.com.
NGKF is a part of BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP), a leading global brokerage company primarily servicing the wholesale financial and real estate markets. For further information, visit www.bgcpartners.com.