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New Service Offering Expands Firm’s Western Pennsylvania Advisory Platform

PITTSBURGH, Pa., February 27, 2019 – Industry veteran Douglas E. Boyd, PE, has joined Cushman & Wakefield | Grant Street Associates, Inc. in Pittsburgh as vice president. He is heading a newly established Project and Development Services (PDS) practice, expanding the commercial real estate services firm’s Western Pennsylvania advisory offerings.

Boyd will work closely with Cushman & Wakefield | Grant Street Associates, Inc. clients to establish project objectives and set performance standards while managing the financial and logistical elements of a wide range of construction and project management assignments. “In today’s complex commercial real estate environment, the key to generating value for a project or development is to do so in the context of teamwork,” Boyd noted. “Cushman & Wakefield’s seamless support services and approach to partnering enables us to generate long-term value and safeguard client interests. I am excited to be a part of this growing, multi-disciplinary platform.”

With more than 35 years of experience in commercial real estate engineering and construction, Boyd comes to his new position with a diverse background spanning market sectors and regions. His proactive approach to identifying potential challenges and implementing creative solutions ensures projects stay on track, as evidenced by a history of successful assignments ranging from office buildings to research laboratories to bio-fuel manufacturing facilities.

As a member of the Cushman & Wakefield PDS team, Boyd is collaborating with more than 700 colleagues across North America and another 1,600 Cushman & Wakefield PDS professionals worldwide.  He holds a master’s degree in Business Administration and a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. Boyd also studied Mechanical Engineering at Grove City College and has achieved Professional Engineer certification.

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Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with 48,000 employees in approximately 400 offices and 70 countries. In 2017, the firm had revenue of $6.9 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, valuation and other services. To learn more, visit www.cushmanwakefield.com or follow @CushWake on Twitter.

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