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Cushman & Wakefield Appoints New Project and Development Services Market Lead for Austin and San Antonio

Blakely Despres • 4/22/2022

Central Texas expert to lead local project and development services line  

AUSTIN, April 22, 2022 – Cushman & Wakefield announced today that the commercial real estate services firm has selected Eric Smith, Senior Director, to lead the firm’s Austin and San Antonio Project and Development Services (PDS) portfolios.  

Eric SmithAs Market Lead, Eric Smith will continue and advance the strength of Cushman & Wakefield’s PDS platform throughout the area.  “I am thrilled with the opportunities of this new role and excited to lead the best PDS team in this market,” said Smith. “I am deeply grateful to Eric Carville for his leadership, mentoring and friendship. I am honored and humbled to lead our stellar team in its next chapter.” 

Eric Carville will remain with the firm serving key clients.  

Smith has been part of Cushman & Wakefield’s Project and Development Services team since 2019. Smith has a 20+ year career in development project management in the Central Texas area, and is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. 

“The Austin market remains a robust opportunity for our Project & Development Services and brokerage teams,” said Brad Blankenship, Cushman & Wakefield Senior Managing Director of Project and Development Services.  “With the promotion of Eric Smith to lead the Austin PDS business and building on the business legacy of Eric Carville, PDS looks to continue as the preferred provider of project management services in Austin.”   

About Cushman & Wakefield 

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 approximately 52,000 employees in over 400 offices and approximately 60 countries. In 2022, the firm had revenue of $10.1 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, and valuation and other services. To learn more, visit or follow @CushWake External Link on Twitter.


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