FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CORFAC International 2013 President Bill Hawkins, SIOR, announced that Emmerson Commercial Sp z o.o has become a CORFAC International affiliate in Poland and will represent the organization with commercial real estate services throughout Poland. The firm is located at ul Stawki 40 in the country's capital city of Warsaw.
CORFAC International (Corporate Facility Advisors) is comprised of privately held entrepreneurial firms with expertise in office, industrial and retail real estate leasing and investment sales, multifamily property acquisitions and dispositions, property management and corporate services.
Emmerson Commercial is led by Managing Director Nigel Wade, MRICS. Emmerson Commercial is a recently formed entity and associated with Emmerson, which began business in 1994 to serve all aspects of the Polish real estate market. Emmerson Commercial has 15 agents and officers specializing in office, industrial, retail and land brokerage and advisory services.
In addition to providing agency leasing services in the office, retail and logistics sectors, Emmerson Commercial serves landlords and tenants, investors in acquisitions and dispositions and valuation consulting services.
"Joining CORFAC International provides us with the opportunity to grow our business by attracting investors and corporate occupiers to major urban areas in our country by engaging with CORFAC firms in other European and North American markets. These professionals collectively represent thousands of businesses, many of which could benefit by doing business in Poland," said Nigel Wade.
Wade knows, and is already cooperating with Alistair Subba Row, managing director with London, UK-based Farebrother/CORFAC International and also with Hans-Ulrich Berendes, SIOR, MRICS, CRE and CEO of Hamburg, Germany-based Berendes & Partner Consulting GmbH.
A native of the UK, Wade has lived in Poland since 1993 and speaks Polish fluently. He studied structural engineering at Bristol Polytechnic and was a founding member of the Warsaw Research Forum, a group of market analysts from leading property consultancy companies in Poland. Wade formerly held the post of Managing Director for CBRE in Poland (from 2000-2008) and was responsible for a number of landmark transactions.
Emmerson Commercial was formed in July 2013 and is a subsidiary of Grupa Emmerson. The aim of this newly formed entity is to continue to provide high quality services. The company has an extensive network of offices and branches in Warsaw, Krakow, Wroclaw, Poznan and Gdansk. For more information visit www.emmerson.pl.
In association with FIABCI (the International Real Estate Federation) and global affiliates, CORFAC International offers commercial real estate services with market reach in 65 countries worldwide. In recent years, CORFAC firms have averaged over 9600 completed transactions annually totaling more than 513 million square feet worth an excess of $5.95 billion for their customers. For more information on the CORFAC network, contact 703.532.6160 or visit www.corfac.com.
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