Cushman & Wakefield Negotiates Major London Office Lease and Building Name Change for

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LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO –  May 22, 2014 – Cushman & Wakefield, the world’s largest privately-held commercial real estate services firm, today announced it represented, the world’s #1 CRM platform, on its expanded lease agreement at Heron Tower in the City of London, including the right to have the building name changed to Salesforce Tower. The deal negotiated by Cushman & Wakefield includes securing a total of 76,679 square feet on floors 26 – 31, making the largest tenant in the building.

Heron TowerThe Cushman & Wakefield team leading the transaction included Dan Harvey in San Francisco and Peter Victor in London, along with team members Tori Hockersmith, Michael Griffiths, John Coons, Anna Jensen and James Meikle.

This is the second time in less than two months that Cushman & Wakefield has been able to negotiate a building name change as part of a new lease. In April this year, the firm advised on a record-breaking office lease of approximately 714,000 square feet at 415 Mission Street – the largest office lease in San Francisco’s history – which also included renaming the 1,070-foot tall Cesar Pelli-designed structure ‘Salesforce Tower.’

Dan Harvey at Cushman & Wakefield said, “Our team is delighted to have been involved in this significant transaction, which demonstrates our client’s commitment to London, one of the world’s leading hubs for technology. is one of the world’s most dynamic, forward-looking companies and we believe that Heron International’s iconic development at 110 Bishopsgate reflects these characteristics. With this lease, confirms its reputation as the global leader for social, mobile and cloud innovation and an expanded commitment to growth in the EMEA region.”

About Cushman & Wakefield
Cushman & Wakefield is the world’s largest privately‐held commercial real estate services firm. The company advises and represents clients on all aspects of property occupancy and investment, and has established a preeminent position in the world’s major markets, as evidenced by its frequent involvement in many of the most significant property leases, sales and management assignments. Founded in 1917, it has approximately 250 offices in 60 countries, employing more than 16,000 professionals. It offers a complete range of services for all property types, including leasing, sales and acquisitions, equity, debt and structured finance, corporate finance and investment banking, corporate services, property management, facilities management, project management, consulting and appraisal. The firm has nearly $4 billion in assets under management globally. A recognized leader in local and global real estate research, the firm publishes its market information and studies online at

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