Whether you're talking cubicle cities or corner offices, Newmark & Company Real Estate (dba Newmark Grubb Knight Frank) makes its mark on commercial real estate. The company provides property brokerage, development, and management services to investors, corporations, and property owners from more than 240 offices worldwide. It also offers asset management and advisory services, including real estate strategy for growing companies. Newmark Knight Frank has a property management portfolio of some 80 million sq. ft. on six continents. Founded in 1929, Newmark joined with UK's Knight Frank to create Newmark Knight Frank in 2006. Newmark Knight Frank is owned by brokerage BGC Partners.
BGC Partners acquired Newmark in 2011. BCG plans to grow Newmark by adding new brokers, making technological improvements, and cultivating the company's relationships with clients in the US and abroad. In 2012 BCG acquired most of the assets of bankrupt Grubb & Ellis and combined it with Newmark to launch the Newmark Grubb Knight Frank platform.