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Contact: Jeff Rogers, OneAccord
Phone: (425) 250-0883
Leading Seattle Commercial Real Estate Giant Craig Kinzer Joins CBRE
OneAccord served as exclusive financial advisor to Craig Kinzer and Kinzer Partners
KIRKLAND, Washington June 15, 2021: OneAccord is pleased to announce its client, local commercial real estate giant Craig Kinzer, has joined CBRE Group, the largest commercial real estate services and investment firm in the world. The sale of Craig’s firm, Kinzer Partners, to his long-time partners will take place over a 12-month transition period. OneAccord served as the exclusive financial advisor to Craig Kinzer and Kinzer Partners in the transactions.
“More than ever before, cutting edge research and workplace strategy are critical to clients today, and CBRE’s platform is the best in the industry," said Kinzer. “I very much appreciate the expertise, advice and wisdom the OneAccord team provided in managing the process, negotiations and final closure in this next chapter for myself and Kinzer Partners.”
Kinzer is an industry veteran with nearly four decades of experience and more than $15 billion in transaction volume. He has led and executed projects totaling over 25 million square feet and has worked with many of the Puget Sound region’s largest organizations to facilitate projects of significant scale, including more than 30 standalone headquarters buildings and urban campuses.
“Few brokers in our industry today have had a greater impact on Seattle’s skyline than Craig,” said John R. Miller, senior managing director for CBRE in the Pacific Northwest. “For decades he has helped organizations understand how real estate can help achieve their greater business objectives. Craig’s knowledge and experience, combined with CBRE’s reach and resources, will create a strong competitive advantage for our clients.”
Kinzer will focus on advising many of the region’s most prominent players, including major corporations, government entities, universities, research institutions and both emerging and large technology companies.
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For more information, contact Jeff Rogers at (425) 250-0883 or over email.
About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2020 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees serving clients in more than 100 countries. CBRE serves a diverse range of clients with an integrated suite of services including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services; and development services.