Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) announced today the promotion of David Hardcastle to managing director. Mr. Hardcastle will continue to specialize in tenant representation, research, analysis and lease negotiation in the Washington metropolitan area. Some of his clients include Acon Investments, African Wildlife Foundation, Bully Pulpit Interactive, Every Town for Gun Safety, Fed Med, Integreon, Moore and Lee and Vacation.com.
“David continues to build lasting relationships with his clients and deliver results on every transaction,” said NKF’s Brendan Owen, Chairmen of Asset Services. “With experience in a variety of tenant types with different requirements, David is an adaptable and well-equipped negotiator and transaction manager.”
Mr. Hardcastle joined NKF in 2010 as an associate and most recently held the position of director. Since beginning his career at NKF, Mr. Hardcastle has received numerous accolades and awards. He most recently was invited to attend NKF’s Top Producers meeting and was awarded the firm’s first ever Rising Star Award in 2013.
Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Hardcastle served as a consultant for Chemonics International at its Washington, DC headquarters, working as part of a team that expanded the company by winning over $800 billion in new business.
In addition to his career success, Mr. Hardcastle is also very active with Club Hero, a non-profit dedicated to helping vulnerable children in sub-Saharan Africa. Mr. Hardcastle holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Arizona State University.
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Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is one of the world’s leading commercial real estate advisory firms. Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NKF’s 15,000 professionals operate from more than 400 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents.
With roots dating back to 1929, NKF’s strong foundation makes it one of the most trusted names in commercial real estate. NKF’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, valuation and advisory 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.
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