KBS is one of the nation's largest buyers of commercial real estate and has completed transactions exceeding $38 billion. In 2018 National Real Estate Investor ranked KBS the 8th largest office owner globally. KBS-affiliated entities have invested in and managed commercial real estate assets on behalf of clients that include large institutions, such as public and private pension plans, endowments, foundations, sovereign wealth funds and seven public non-traded real estate investment trusts (REITs). Assets under management by KBS-affiliated companies exceed $11.59 Billion as of December 31, 2018.
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 51,000 employees in approximately 400 offices and 70 countries. In 2018, the firm had revenue of $8.2 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, valuation and other services.