Brad Lindquist joined Newmark Knight Frank Global Corporate Services’ consulting practice in 2013, bringing broad strategic expertise across all asset types and capabilities global in scope. Areas of specialization include business location strategy, facility site selection, economic incentives negotiations and real estate portfolio optimization.
Mr. Lindquist has over 17 years of experience assisting corporations and public agencies in aligning their business and facility implementation strategies with their corporate objectives and operations. Capabilities include domestic and international facility strategy, labor market evaluations and incentives negotiations. He has provided consulting services to clients across a wide range of industries including advanced manufacturing, aerospace, alternative energy, automotive, financial and business services, food and beverage, life sciences, retail distribution and others. Projects span the U.S. as well as on-the-ground assignments in Belgium, Canada, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Iceland, South Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.
Select past clients include: American Express, Best Buy, Bridgestone, Chiron, Cintas, Corning, Galaxy Aerospace, Gap, Elkem Solar, GE Aviation, Hewlett Packard, J.Crew, Nestlé, REC Silicon, Spectrum Brands, Rea Magnet Wire, SunPower, TVA, WilmerHale and Wrigley, among others.
Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank Global Corporate Services, Mr. Lindquist was a senior manager with Deloitte Consulting LLP’s strategy and operations practice based in Chicago, IL.
Mr. Lindquist has published numerous articles in Area Development and Chief Executive and is a regular presenter at foreign direct investment conferences and seminars.
Mr. Lindquist earned his B.S. in construction engineering and management from Purdue University - West Lafayette Indiana.