Industrial Advisory Group

The Industrial Advisory Group is comprised of 40 people located in 14 offices across the United States. We specialize in the sale and acquisition of industrial property types in all major U.S. markets. We coordinate all of the marketing efforts with senior leasing professionals to give unique insight into the capital flows and market moving fundamentals that apply to the industrial sector. 

Our objective is to provide our clients with real time market data and strategies as sentiment and demand drivers shift. Our team of professionals focuses on single assets to national portfolios.

Who Should Use Our Industrial Advisory Group?

Anyone who owns industrial assets can benefit from Cushman & Wakefield. All of our clients have access to the latest leasing and sales data from anywhere in the United States. We have a dedicated research team that provides industry leading trends and supports clients in maximizing value for their assets. We can help any local, national or global investor with a sale or acquisition.

How Can We Help?

Product expertise

Within the industrial sector, Cushman & Wakefield has a market leading position. We provide comprehensive advisory and execution services to clients engaged in buying, selling, investing, finance, or developing industrial assets across the country. Our solutions are tailored to meet the objectives of institutional and private owners.


Whatever your industrial strategy is we have a way to help. Our goal is to maximise the value of your assets through the application of advanced financial strategies and funding mechanisms. We offer expertise in investment sales and acquisitions, real estate investment banking services, joint ventures, sale lease back, traditional mortgages, debt restructuring, recapitalizing, notes sales, private placements, security underwriting, equity placements and loan syndications.

Market information

Our vast industrial group enables our clients to access national and international data. We operate as an integrated team utilizing shared real-time market data. Our dedicated research team collaborates with leasing and capital market brokers to provide perspective on the latest to assist them in converting challenges into opportunities and to uncovering new opportuntities in accord with their objectives. 

Adding Value – The Advantages of Our Approach

Complete service

We offer a seamless and integrated advisory platform with our specialized investment sales professionals who work directly with our other in-house leasing, property management, debt/equity, research and valuation teams to best address the unique needs of each client and each opportunity. As a result, our clients are the best advised in the market


We put the best team on the field for each transaction in order to deliver the best solution for our clients. Every transaction is analyzed to optimize execution. We execute approximately $5 billion of sales and acquisitions annually which gives us unique insight into the industrial asset class. Our national leadership platform provides executive level touch points to help our clients leverage the full resources of Cushman & Wakefield. 

Global reach

Our database of owners and investors totals over 100,000 contacts across the world. Our global reach ensures that when we market assets for clients they are exposed to the broadest possible audience of investors. Further when investors are looking for a specific property in a specific market we have the ability to locate that precise asset.


Cushman & Wakefield is on the leading edge of technology. We provide our clients the latest in technological resources to make sure the best outcome is achieved. The industrial business is constantly changing and our professionals are adapt in technology and innovative marketing strategies.

Experience and Resources

Across the world Cushman & Wakefield’s Industrial Advisory Group consists of over 200 professionals. Each local market professional is plugged into our global network to customize an individual solution for each client. Every year our professionals complete hundreds assignments that total to several billion dollars. We have the expertise and commitment to exceptionally execute any industrial requirement. 


James Carpenter

Executive Managing Director, Industrial Advisory Group Lead

Chicago, IL

Phone +1 312 470-3830

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