C∓W’s National Industrial Brokerage Head will Discuss the Regional and National Outlook

CHICAGO, IL – December 20, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Jim Dieter, executive vice president of Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. and head of the firm’s National Industrial brokerage platform, is slated to address Chicago’s 10th Annual Commercial Real Estate Forecast Conference on January 24, 2012. Produced by, the event is scheduled for the Chicago Marriott Downtown.

Dieter will participate in a breakout discussion, slated for 11:30 a.m., analyzing the industrial market. “Our focus will be on the Chicago region’s market viewed against the backdrop of national industrial real estate trends,” he said. “We will discuss vacancy and absorption rates, rental rates, construction trends, and the impact of the national economy, and offer projections for the year ahead.”

In his role of directing Cushman & Wakefield’s National Industrial brokerage platform, Dieter is responsible for the group’s strategic business objective, operations, and business development. A highly sought-after resource for industry commentary, he frequently conducts and participates in seminars and conferences throughout North America.

Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.’s industrial brokerage platform provides global resources for tenant and landlord representation, disposition and acquisition services, transaction management, and industrial consulting including labor and demographic analysis. In 2010, this group completed more than 4,800 industrial real estate transactions nationwide, totaling 141.6 million square feet in leases and 52.9 million square feet in sales with an aggregate value of nearly $5 billion. This represented a year-over-year revenue increase of 26.7 percent.


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