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News Release: Cushman & Wakefield Expands Healthcare Advisory Practice

For Immediate Release

Cushman & Wakefield Expands Healthcare Advisory Practice with Addition of Three Healthcare CRE Executives

Chris Barnet, Melissa Horta and Brittani Peedin Join Cushman & Wakefield in Dallas, Las Vegas and Tampa, respectively

Melissa Horta Chris Barnet Brittani Peedin

ST. LOUIS, December 10, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield has announced three new additions within its Healthcare Advisory Practice, Chris Barnet in Dallas, Melissa Horta in Las Vegas and Brittani Peedin in Tampa. The additions extend the national Cushman & Wakefield healthcare brokerage footprint to more than 50 markets.

Lorie Damon, Managing Director for Cushman & Wakefield’s Healthcare Advisory Practice, said their expertise in healthcare brokerage services represents an opportunity for the company to expand its healthcare real estate capabilities in the respective markets as well as nationwide.

“Chris, Melissa and Brittani offer a wealth of healthcare real estate expertise that enables us to expand services for our clients in their respective markets and across the U.S.,” said Damon. “Collectively, they bring substantial insights into their respective markets and expertise in developing sophisticated real estate strategies to meet clients’ needs.”

Chris Barnet will oversee healthcare leasing, tenant advisory, investment sales and development in the Dallas market. His healthcare clients include large medical organizations such as United Surgical Partners, Kindred Healthcare/Rehabcare Hospital Holdings, the American Institute of Gastric Banding, Diabetes America and Midland Memorial Hospital. He is regularly named a Dallas “Power Broker” by D CEO, an honor he most recently received in 2018.

Melissa Horta will provide real estate strategies, leasing options and financial analysis to healthcare landlord and tenant clients throughout the Las Vegas market.  Her extensive background managing real estate transactions for a Las Vegas healthcare system provides a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing health care providers.

Brittani Peedin joins the Cushman & Wakefield team in Tampa, where she will manage brokerage transactions for the West Florida Division of HCA. Her focus will be on maximizing the occupancy goals for the client’s owned properties in the western Florida market.

About Cushman & Wakefield’s Healthcare Advisory Practice

Cushman & Wakefield’s Healthcare Advisory Practice provides healthcare organizations with strategic and transformational real estate services that directly affect positive business outcomes. More than 300 real estate specialists drawn from a variety of real estate disciplines, including consulting, brokerage, project management, property/ facilities management, and valuation, help clients make decisions that enhance patient care and accessibility, generate efficiencies across their platforms, and maximize the value of their real estate. In short, we assist in aligning real estate with healthcare missions, whether that focus involves executing on a single specialty, planning for new care delivery models, or combining multiple practices. Our expertise in the healthcare industry, combined with deep local market knowledge, strong relationships with health systems, physician practices, and other healthcare providers, allows for rapid response to our healthcare clients’ needs. For more insights, follow @CushWakeHealth on Twitter.

About Cushman & Wakefield

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.

For Further Information Contact:

Jane DiCampo
Cushman & Wakefield
+1 314 682 3381

Media Contact:

Bailey Webb
Cushman & Wakefield
+1 404 682 3381


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