Automotive

A Different Approach to Partnering with Automakers, Suppliers and Dealers

Cushman & Wakefield’s Automotive Advisory Group leverages professional expertise to address the unique challenges of the automotive industry. Our auto industry experts work in partnership with clients to develop an integrated, end-to-end real estate strategy that lowers cost, improves efficiencies and uncovers hidden value in real estate. Our tailored approach provides automotive manufacturers, suppliers, distributors retailers, and dealers with assistance along the entire supply chain – from production to point-of-sale. Our full-service platform includes supply chain and logistics consulting, labor analysis, infrastructure planning, site selection, project/construction management, facilities management, government credits/incentives negotiation, valuation/appraisal, property acquisition/disposition, and buy/sell transactions. 

Dealership Capital Services 

Cushman & Wakefield’s expertise in the automotive industry includes decades of experience with owners and operators of dealerships. Our unique dealer-focused services include acquisition/disposition, partner buyouts, equity solutions, debt restructurings, and sale/leasebacks. Through the application of advanced real estate strategies, we execute transparent, seamless transactions that maximize the value of our clients’ real estate holdings and dealership assets.

Valuation and Appraisal 

Cushman & Wakefield is an industry leader in its category in the valuation of automobile dealerships. With a dedicated team of 40+ professionals who have specialized training and experience, this team appraises over 1,000 dealerships annually.  Prominent clients include captive national and regional lending institutions. In addition to appraisal services, we have professionals who specialize in machinery and equipment, cost segregation, and property tax services within the auto industry.