Working in conjunction with Cushman & Wakefield’s leasing professionals, the Transaction Consulting Group develops occupancy strategies on behalf of our clients to minimize costs, maximize value, and optimize the financial, accounting, and tax implications associated with complex real estate transactions. Transaction Consulting services include preparation of customized, detailed financial analyses; structuring of varying acquisition and disposition strategies, preparation of market and location studies; and analysis of the capital structures of potential locations to identify short- and long-term risks.
How we can help
We prepare customized, detailed financial analyses based on clients’ specific internal metrics and/or external reporting requirements (e.g., cash flow impact, tax implications, GAAP/IFRS, break-even analysis, etc.). Analyses incorporate all costs that will impact potential occupancy alternatives, including capital expenditures and future escalations.
We provide strategic planning and scenario development across a range of alternatives, addressing operating and financial considerations to develop the optimum real estate strategy aligned with each client’s defined business objectives.
We analyze real estate markets and labour force dynamics, including evaluation of demographic and commutation factors for multiple scenarios, to identify occupancy alternatives that meet each client’s workforce requirements.
Adding value – the advantages of our approach
We use proprietary economic models to identify the financial, accounting, and tax implications that support overall strategy development and transaction execution.
We use a dynamic consultative approach with detailed financial analysis and real time market information (provided by an on-the-ground network of brokerage professionals) to deliver streamlined, fully developed real estate recommendations.
Experience and Resources
The unique combination of the business, financial, and transaction management skills of our Transaction Consulting professionals, coupled with the market knowledge, transaction expertise, and negotiation skills of the Leasing Group, enables Cushman & Wakefield to develop and implement sophisticated strategies to meet all of our clients’ real estate needs.