Silicon Valley Tenant Advisory Specialist Douglas Sugimoto To Spearhead the UGL Services Silicon Valley Office

SAN JOSE, CA: UGL Services, a division of UGL Limited (ASX: UGL), today announced the appointment of Douglas Sugimoto, formerly a Senior Vice President with Cornish & Carey Commercial Newmark Knight Frank.

Mr. Sugimoto is one of Silicon Valley’s most successful and respected tenant rep specialists with over 30 years of industry experience in commercial real estate. A graduate of San Jose State University, he joins UGL Services as a Senior Vice President and is spearheading the growth of the firm’s new Silicon Valley office.

Prior to transitioning to brokerage Doug held internal real estate positions with Intuit, Silicon Graphics, Covad & 3Com with a special emphasis on Lease Restructure / Disposition, and corporate advisory service. These experiences allowed him to acquire, develop, expand, and then dispose of space, throughout the Valley as well as domestically and internationally.

Among his many successes in Northern California, Mr. Sugimoto has recently represented the following clients:

  • Informatica – Acquisition of a two building 290,000 SF Headquarters facility in Pacific Shores, Redwood City.
  • Avaya – Expansion and conversion from a sublease to a direct 10 year lease in Santa Clara, CA 275,000 SF.
  • Riverbed – New 105,000 SF Engineering Center in Sunnyvale, CA.
  • Ariba – New 85,000 SF Headquarters relocation in Sunnyvale, CA.

“The appointment of Doug Sugimoto is a significant addition to our successful and growing Northern California team,” commented Eric Danielson. “Doug knows the Silicon Valley market from his many years of experience serving clients there. His past relationships and industry knowledge in this market will help to position UGL Services as a preeminent service provider in the Northern California office market.”

About DTZ and UGL Services
DTZ is now combined with UGL Services. UGL Services is a division of UGL Limited. The combined business of DTZ and UGL Services is now one of the largest property services companies in the world. It provides corporate/occupier clients with a global, integrated, end-to-end service offering and best-in-class investor services capabilities in investment agency, leasing agency, property and facilities management, project and building consultancy, valuation, and investment and asset management. The organization has 27,000 permanent employees and 43,000 personnel including contractors, operating across 225 offices in 45 countries. For further information, visit: www.uglservices-na.com and www.dtz-ugl.com

About UGL Limited
UGL Limited (ASX: UGL) is a global leader in outsourced engineering, property services and asset management and maintenance delivering essential services that sustain and enhance the environment in which we live. UGL comprises three business units including Engineering, Operations & Maintenance and Property providing services across the power, water, rail, resources, property, infrastructure and defence sectors. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, UGL operates worldwide across 45 countries employing approximately 55,000 people. For more information, visit: www.ugllimited.com

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