2021 Lawyers in Real Estate Awards
Last year, the Connect CRE team followed up our well-received Next Generation Awards and Women in Real Estate Awards with the inaugural Lawyers in Real Estate Awards. For...
2021 Women in Real Estate
Announcing the 2021 Winners for the Connect CRE Women in Real Estate Awards.
From hundreds of submissions, we have highlighted women with achievements and...
2021 Next Generation Awards
Connect Commercial Real Estate is proud to present the winners of our 2021 Next Generation Awards. In one of the most challenging years on record for the industry,...
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Next Generation Honoree: CushWake’s Taylor Bird Helps Clients Invest in Growing Markets
Taylor Bird has been responsible for a 40% growth in revenue since taking over as Director of Cushman & Wakefield’s Southeast Multifamily Advisory Group. Bird joined the firm’s multifamily team as an analyst in 2012, and since then has been involved in selling more than 160 apartment communities with a total of over 29,000 units and an aggregate value in excess of $2.3 billion.
Bird has shined in taking the reins for the Southeast Multifamily Advisory Group. He was challenged to retain all clients, maintain the already-high level of production and grow market share within all product types. He was able to immediately grow revenue and market share in a territory many brokers believed to be already saturated. He also successfully introduced new investors to these non-primary markets, helping them to rapidly grow their portfolios.
These are just a few of the reasons we chose Bird to be one of the Atlanta and Southeast region 2019 Next Generation Award Winners. Connect Media’s third annual Next Generation Awards recognize young leaders in the commercial real estate industry who are likely to be influential for years to come.
By focusing on secondary and tertiary markets across Georgia, Bird has been able to provide opportunities for his clients to meet their investment needs in growing markets that are often overlooked. Through the end of May 2019, Taylor’s Georgia team has built a robust 51.12% market share based on sales volume.
David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector.
Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA.
David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.