Education - Cushman & Wakefield


Cushman & Wakefield’s education advisory platform impacts institutions and investors across the world through one common goal: attracting and retaining the students of tomorrow. From early childhood education centers through post-secondary schools, our team helps institutions develop and execute on educational acquisition, disposition, development, financing, and management real estate initiatives.

Real estate is vital to the long-term success of educational institutions. A strong understanding of market dynamics gives our specialists the tools to identify real estate opportunities and craft strategies that maximize competitive advantage, while maintaining focus on the values, mission, and long-term objectives of client institutions. 


  • Tenant Representation
  • Property Marketing and Leasing
  • Structured Finance/Financing Solutions
  • Development and Construction Management
  • Facility Services/Operational Efficiencies
  • Highest and Best Use/Valuation and Advisory
  • Strategic Consulting/Master Planning
  • Integrated Facility Management/Sustainability/Energy Conservation

Cushman & Wakefield works with clients and schools from all aspects of the education sector across the world. As a result, our best practices, thought leadership, and industry knowledge are drawn from a deep and relevant foundation of experience. We have partnered with educational institutions and educational investors to visualize — and realize — the solutions most beneficial to their unique real estate needs.


  • Early Childhood Education
  • Private K-12 Schools
  • Public Charter and Technical Schools
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Vocational Schools
  • Student Housing
  • Education Service Companies
  • Investors/Financiers

The Future of Education in Real Estate

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Recent Case Studies

Cushman & Wakefield represented Georgia Tech in the execution of its 300,000 sf office lease at Coda Tech Square (including financing and project management for build-out), which was the largest office transaction in the Atlanta market in 2016.



New Alliance Allows Global Real Estate Firm to Provide Capital Improvement Oversight to Athletic Department Constituents.

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Strategic Advisory and Capital Improvement Oversight Services

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