Logistics & Industrial Services

Through a consistent, client-focused approach, we provide executable real estate strategies, helping clients maximize cost saving opportunities and improve business success.


Cushman & Wakefield’s Logistics and Industrial professionals provide local market expertise around the globe. From bulk distribution to eCommerce facilities, from the automotive sector to food and beverage production, from land sites to build-to-suits and redevelopment opportunities, we have the experience to assist you with any property type or challenge.

We invest the time to understand your short- and long-term business goals, allowing us to collaborate with you and our specialists, and then deliver highly customized industrial real estate solutions.

The Cushman & Wakefield Edge

Impact on corporate performance. Services designed to improve speed to market, reduce cost and risk, and maximize location and labor requirements.

Industry’s most collaborative platform. Culture of sharing of best-in class products, services, and innovations and connecting information across the enterprise to leverage on our clients’ behalf.

Value beyond the real estate. We help clients identify not only the business and economic drivers that factor into supply chain requirements, but also the infinite variables of manufacturing, transportation, warehousing, and delivery of products to end users.

Providing Support Across the Industrial Platform

global supply chain solutions

Global Supply Chain
Solutions (GSCS) 

Supply chain, logistics, and transportation
Supply chain network design, warehouses and manufacturing plants location, product moves between facilities, and how product moves to consumers


Build-to-Suit (BTS)

New facility construction, on-time and on-budget project planning and execution, and considerations for selecting a new facility (versus existing buildings)


 eCommerce & Electronic

Latest trends and innovative solutions for online purchase fulfillment
Greater levels of online shopping are challenging the status quo, and pushing sellers to consider new and innovative ways of delivering product to customers and using their distribution centers, stores and delivery partners



A subsector of the supply chain industry; fulfillment, logistics, and/or transportation services
Supply chain benefits from 3PLrelationships, when and why to consider leveraging a 3PLfirm, and relationship optimization

3PLfirms benefit from understanding what their clients need and how to manage their own real state strategy to maximize opportunities

agency leasing 

Agency Leasing 

Skills and capabilities in meeting the unique needs of landlord clients

Property marketing strategy and execution to effectively attract and retain creditworthy tenants, minimize downtime and maximize return on investment 


Ports & Intermodal


Maritime and inland ports, global ocean shipping, and intermodal

Supply chain networks’ impact on transportation modes, port location for product movement, and how global shippers and ports are changing



Labor issues, logistics, unique requirements of real estate

Address the unique challenges of the automotive sector—from labor issues, infrastructure, credits and incentives, to logistics, to the unique requirements of the real estate itself 


Food & Beverage


Food manufacturing and distribution (cold storage and shelf stable), as well as aspects of the diverse beverage industry, including agriculture considerations for vineyards and dairies

Unique challenges of moving food products from source to consumer, with a focus on freshness and sustainability 



Rail and rail-served real estate

Specialized experience on easements, right-of-ways, rail yard management, incentives, valuation, and site selection

How Can We Add Value?

Retailers, manufacturers, and distributors in every industry are facing increasing pressure to find greater business efficiencies and deliver increasingly complex customer demands. Real Estate is a key element of the business process and often represents a significant operating cost. By having a greater understanding of the issues affecting your business, we can align your property requirements with your business objectives, keeping you ahead of the competition.

Our combined team of professionals include brokerage professionals, market experts, surveyors, accountants, project managers, and business consultants whose skills are suited to meet your varied and complex requirements across the globe.

From real estate due diligence for merger and acquisition activity, to location analysis, labor market analyses and portfolio optimization programs, our focus is helping you deliver your business objectives while reducing risk.

Corporate Strategy
We help you optimize the value of your property while considering the impact on your firm’s balance sheet, implementing everything from global lease administration, lease abstraction and database management to strategic analysis.

Global Lease Administration
To help minimize the associated risks of managing your corporate portfolio, we provide you with the detailed business data you need to properly and intelligently implement your corporate strategy.

Transaction Management
Our transaction management strategy and structure are designed to effectively and efficiently manage a client’s portfolio in its entirety, providing a level of efficiency, discipline, coordination, and reduced cycle time that produces immediate and tangible impact to the bottom line.

Project & Development Services
We help you deliver real estate projects on time, within budget, and to specifications.

Facilities Management
We deliver the quality of service that top-tier clients expect from their real estate firms, and we produce that quality of service within common-sense budgeting guidelines.

Valuation, Lease Advisory, and Property Management
We provide the valuable professional advice you need to capitalize on a changing global environment.

We help to reduce the environmental impact of your property to comply with current regulations and to save costs.

Recent Case Studies


Porsche Cars North America, Inc. -C&W Makes Porsche's Vision a Reality