Owen Leads a Research Team that Provides Key Market Data and Insight
ORLANDO, FL, April 30, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield is pleased to announce that Chris Owen has been promoted to Director of Research for the firm’s Florida operations. Owen is based in Orlando and leads a team of research professionals who provide vital commercial real estate market analysis in six major markets throughout the state.
He joined the firm in 2013 as a Senior Research Analyst for the Orlando and Jacksonville markets, and soon became Research Manager for the state.
In his new role, Owen will continue to lead his team in serving the research needs of brokers throughout Florida, while providing important insight to support the firm’s business development efforts. He also works with his team to produce in-depth research pieces on trends and developments that affect the commercial real estate industry. In the last year, these pieces have included reports on the devastating 2017 hurricane season, the trend toward last-mile delivery, projected population growth in major markets throughout the state and the costs and availability of Florida’s warehouse workforce.
“Through Chris’s leadership, our Florida Research Team has become a powerhouse that real estate professionals from every arena look to for guidance and insight,” said Larry Richey, Florida Market Leader for the firm. “We congratulate Chris on this well-deserved recognition and look forward to seeing more of the phenomenal work his team continues to put forth.”
Owen has a Master’s in Community and Regional Planning from the University of Texas in Austin and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Fordham University in New York. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, he worked for several years as an independent market research consultant.
About Cushman & Wakefield
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Communications Specialist, Florida