Newmark Grubb Zimmer, one of the region’s leading commercial real estate advisory firms, has expanded its territory through an arrangement with Realty Trust Group, Inc., whose office in Lee’s Summit, Mo., will do business as Newmark Grubb Zimmer effective immediately.
The Eastern Jackson County-based firm brings a wealth of experience to Newmark Grubb Zimmer with brokerage, land development and property management expertise. Recent development projects include: Tudor Square Executive Office Park; Executive Lakes at Lakewood; Arborwalk Business Park; Eastland Parkway Business Center; Eastland Business Center North; Victoria Park; Hillside at Deerbrook; Lakepoint Crossing; Langsford Plaza and Heritage Park.
“Bernell Rice and his firm are very well respected in the community and our industry. Our company is already very active in eastern Jackson County and bringing Realty Trust Group on board illustrates not only our interest in that market, but also its strength and the role it plays in the greater Kansas City area,” said Newmark Grubb Zimmer Senior Vice President - Principal Mark C. Long SIOR, CCIM, LEED AP.
Newmark Grubb Zimmer Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Hugh J. Zimmer, SIOR, RICS, added, “The firm is continually looking for ways to effectively expand service offerings for clients. Bernell and his team enhances our presence in eastern Jackson County with localized resources and market knowledge.”
The Realty Trust Group team recognizes the opportunity to join forces with a larger organization with an established legacy in our industry. “Newmark Grubb Zimmer has a professional staff with the capacity to provide the sophisticated technology and tools needed to be effective and efficient in today’s competitive marketplace,” said Mr. Rice.
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 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.