Ben Cullen

Head of Offices, UK • United Kingdom

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Ben Cullen

Head of Offices, UK • United Kingdom

Ben leads Cushman & Wakefield’s Occupier Representation business in London. 

His team is the market leader and advises Occupiers across all sectors in building and implementing real estate strategies. 

In 2018, the team advised on 3.6 million sq. ft. of transactions and saved clients £135m in its negotiations on their behalf. Ben joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2001. He was appointed Salaried Partner in 2007 and International Partner in 2015.

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Amazon –  Strategy and transactions for 1.1m sq. ft. of office space across Central London

 L’Oréal – Strategic review followed by 120,000 sq. ft. re-gear, Hammersmith

Ascential Plc – 140,000 sq. ft. strategic review followed by 4 Central London transactions

WeWork – London growth plan– 750,000 sq. ft. across 9 transactions

Sony Pictures Entertainment – Business case review followed by 75,000 sq. ft. relocation from Soho to Paddington

Ineos – acquisition of 2 new London HQ buildings totaling 80,000 sq. ft. in Knightsbridge

L.E.K Consulting – 30,000 sq. ft. ‘stay vs. go’, Victoria

Tableau – 45,000 sq. ft. acquisition, South Bank

SilverLake – 10,000 sq. ft. re-gear Mayfair

Vodafone – 35,000 sq. ft. acquisition, Paddington

Kingfisher Plc – London portfolio advice

Red Bee Media – 90,000 sq. ft. lease re-gear and decentralization, White City

Hammerson Plc – relocation and bifurcation of London HQ – 55,000 sq. ft., Kings Cross

Burberry Plc – London expansion 125,000 sq. ft., Westminster

Unite the Union – U.K. portfolio advice totaling 100,000 sq. ft. of building sales and acquisitions

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Demand for UK logistics and industrial space continues to power ahead with the 16.1 million sq ft taken in Q3 pushing availability to record lows, according to new data from Cushman & Wakefield


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Recognition across Cushman & Wakefield’s UK&I-based business lines and Global Occupier Services



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Cushman & Wakefield is one of the world’s leading providers of leasing advice to occupiers and investors.

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Offices Leasing

Cushman & Wakefield provides a bespoke office leasing service to investor, developer and public sector clients across the UK & Ireland.

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Offices Occupier Representation

Our Occupier Representation team will support you through the entire process of your search for an office space, from the beginning all the way to signing the lease and fitting out your new premises.

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Insights • Occupier

What Next? The Future of Offices

The good news for the offices sector is that the hysteria appears to be dying down. Business leaders that were calling time on the office, now accept that they’ll continue to have an important role in future.
Ben Cullen • 23/09/2020
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Insights • Occupier

Office Occupier Decision Making

Only two weeks ago, I met with the CEO of a large London occupier who was looking for new office space in London. He was disappointed by the limited choice of options, surprised by the long lead-in to secure a pre-let and outraged by the increasing rents. 
Ben Cullen • 24/03/2020
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Insights • Investment

India Investment MarketBeat Q3 2021

Indian economy recorded a 20.1% growth in the April –June quarter in comparison to the corresponding period last year.
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Insights • Sustainability

Climate Risk: Real (E)STATE OF EMERGENCY

Following the sobering assessment of climate risk by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and ahead of the imminent COP26 summit in Glasgow, in our latest report, Real (E)state of Emergency, we give our view on the impetus for the property industry across Asia Pacific to act.
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Value of the Office 2.0

The past 20 months have given us a huge opportunity to revolutionize the physical concept of work and where we do it.
Sophie Schuller • 26/10/2021
Insights • Sustainability

How to keep real estate relevant by repurposing buildings in a rapidly changing environment

The pandemic has been widely recognised as an accelerant to many changes which were already materialising across the real estate industry.  
David Tonks • 22/10/2021
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Podcast • Workplace

Podcast: Purpose Driven Business

We explore how more businesses than ever are focusing on their purpose and role within the societies in which they operate, embracing the desire to be purpose-driven.
Michael Creamer • 21/10/2021
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Romania Real Estate Market View

A regular update on the commercial real estate market in Romania.
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Rising prices in physical stores encourage people to shop online

Over half of Polish shoppers have noticed that retail prices are higher in reopened shopping centres, reveals Cushman & Wakefield’s report “Is Confidence Returning to the Retail Market?”. Additionally, consumers are being driven to shop online by some negative phenomena taking place in shopping centres.
Małgorzata Dziubińska • 20/10/2021
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Insights • Economy

French Real Estate Market View

A brief bi-weekly update on the French commercial real estate market.
Patricia Vevaud • 20/10/2021
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Insights • Economy

Georgia Real Estate Market View

A regular update on the commercial real estate market in Georgia.
Nina Kipiani • 20/10/2021


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