Ford Alexander - Cushman & Wakefield

Ford Alexander

Executive Managing Director
Executive Managing Director

Profile

Ford joined the Cushman & Wakefield family in 1999 after eight years of operating the Alexander Company, an office tenant representation firm in Austin. He specializes in providing tenant representation and consulting services to users of office space.











Components of these activities include strategy development, market research/identification, proposal solicitation, financial evaluation and modeling, deal negotiation, and operating expense audits. Ford has leased over 5 million square feet of office space for his clients.

Major Transactions:

• Vignette –600,000 SF

• TIBCO –445,000 SF

• Trilogy Software –350,000 SF

• Centene –200,000 SF

• NetSpend–135,000 SF

• Houghton Mifflin Harcourt –121,000 SF (Build-to-Suit)

• AT&T –115,000 SF

• Signature Science –115,000 SF

• Facebook –102,000 SF

Professional Affiliations:

• Member, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)

• Cushman & Wakefield Tenant Advisory Group


Community Leadership:

• Board Member, Advisory Board of Texas Capital Bank

• Board Member, Austin Parks Foundation

• Board Member, Westlake Chap Club

• Volunteer, Meals on Wheels

• Former Board Member, Austin Chamber of Commerce

Education:

• MBA, Finance and Real Estate, The University of Texas

• BBA, Marketing, The University of Texas



Awards & Associations

  • CoStar’s Power Broker Award, multiple years
  • Cushman & Wakefield / Austin-Top Producer, multiple years

Assignments

  • TIBCO (US Portfolio Mgmt)
  • Facebook
  • Maximus
  • Websense/Forcepoint
  • NetSpend
  • AT&T
  • Centene
  • Vista Equity Partners
  • Accruent
  • nFusion
  • Lyft
  • University of Texas Investment Management Company
  • UBS
  • Zilliant
  • CSID
  • King & Spalding
  • SunPower
  • Bracewell
  • Brown Advisory