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Leading Data Center Brokerage Team Joins Cushman & Wakefield’s Global Data Center Advisory Group

Bo Bond most recently served as co-leader of JLL’s global Data Center Solutions practice; Ali Greenwood was a Senior Vice President with the firm.
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Cushman & Wakefield has tapped two JLL leaders to join the firm’s Global Data Center Advisory Group.

Bo Bond, who recently served as JLL’s managing director and co-leader of the company’s global Data Center Solutions practice, will step in as executive managing director, and Ali Greenwood, who served as senior vice president, as executive director. Both will work at Cushman & Wakefield’s Dallas office.

Ran Holman, Managing Principal of Cushman & Wakefield Dallas, said, “We have incredible professionals in Dallas. How we improve is by focusing on exceptional people who happen to be client-focused, team-minded, talented, and driven. Bo and Ali epitomize these traits. As a global service company, we have to continually improve and serve with excellence. The addition of Bo and Ali simply makes us better.”

Bond and Greenwood have established themselves as a premier data center brokerage team. Collectively, they have completed assignments for many of the Fortune 500 across various industry verticals, as well as investors and data center operators alike.

“The data center market is becoming increasingly complex as it continues to grow at rapid scale,” said Dave Fanning, who leads Cushman & Wakefield’s Data Center Advisory Group. “The addition of Bo and Ali, with their dedicated focus to this market, further enables Cushman & Wakefield to keep pace with the market dynamics and better service our clients’ data center requirements.”

Bond brings with him more than 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. He joined The Staubach Company in 1998 and, when the firm merged with JLL in 2008, went on to establish himself as one of Dallas’ top brokers.

Bond has negotiated more than 30 million square feet (msf) of commercial real estate transactions in markets around the world. He has been recognized with a wide variety of industry awards, including D CEO’s Power Brokers list, and earned the Staubach/JLL Top Gun distinction for nine years.

Bond earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing/sales from the University of Mississippi.

Greenwood has more than 14 years of experience in the commercial real estate, data center, private investment, technology, and REIT industries. Before her position at JLL, she worked with Digital Realty and Eastern Partners. She has been the recipient of several prestigious awards, including D CEO’s Power Brokers list, and was a finalist for the Young Leader of the Year–Women in IT Awards.

Greenwood earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in real estate finance from Baylor University.

“This move will allow us to grow our data center platform on a global stage,” Bond said. “As rapidly as data center technology is evolving, the real estate that enables the industry is changing just as quickly. As part of Cushman & Wakefield, we’ll be able to stay ahead of this fast-changing industry and be well prepared for the future. We look forward to partnering with the remarkable professionals in the Data Center Advisory Group as well as the broader Cushman & Wakefield family.”

Cushman & Wakefield is bolstering its data center team at a time when the market is undergoing rapid growth. According to Cushman & Wakefield’s Global Data Center Market Comparison, Dallas is currently the No. 3 data center market globally, with more than 80 megawatts under construction.

“We are honored to join the C&W platform, which is seeing explosive growth in the market and creating best-in-class teams across all disciplines,” Greenwood said. “The investment and focus by senior leadership in the data center advisory service group is exciting, and we look forward to getting to work on behalf of our clients to provide industry-leading data center services as part of an innovative and forward-thinking platform.”

Bond and Greenwood begin their new roles at Cushman & Wakefield today.

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