Research Manager ? Canada
Summer Newman serves at the Research Manager for Cushman & Wakefield Calgary, Alberta office, overseeing a team of four analysts who are responsible for tracking, compiling, and analysing market dynamics in the office, industrial, retail, and investment sales sectors.
With nearly 10 years of commercial real estate experience in development, brokerage, and market research, Ms. Newman combines her extensive knowledge of real estate fundaments with her educational background in geography and urban planning to provide unique and valuable insights, which have earned her a reputation as a trusted advisor to internal and external clients. She regularly publishes insightful reports and specialized thought leadership pieces throughout the year, highlighting market fundamentals and making complex data sets easily digestible and relatable for a variety of audiences. Ms. Newman is often frequently invited to speak at industry events to highlight current real estate trends and forecasts.
Before returning to her hometown of Calgary, Ms. Newman previously served as the Associate Market Director, Research for Cushman & Wakefield’s Washington-Baltimore market. Prior to joining Cushman and Wakefield, Ms. Newman was a member of the Federal Lessor Advisory Group (FLAG), a specialized brokerage group at CBRE that represents landlords in their leasing to the federal government.
Ms. Newman began her commercial real estate career while attending the George Washington University where she worked in their Office of Campus Planning & Development. Her responsibilities included assisting university executives on zoning applications for several academic buildings. She also revised and updated the campus streetscape plan and helped to establish a historic preservation plan and inspection schedule.
- NAIOP Calgary; Developing Leaders Committee Member
- CREW Calgary; Member
- Board Member; GWU Real Estate & Finance Alliance
- 2017-2018 Co-Chair; JDRF Real Estate Games Planning Committee
Bachelor of Arts in Geography, George Washington University