Bill Bauman, based in Savills Studley’s Los Angeles office, has been named Co-Head of the firm’s Global Retail Services Group along with Susan Kurland, who recently joined the firm’s New York City headquarters office from CBRE. Together, Bauman and Kurland will focus on growing the company’s retail platform in the U.S. while working closely with the Savills retail leadership globally.
Bauman joined Savills Studley in 2009 as Executive Vice President and leads a full service west coast-based team offering a wide range of services including national retail tenant representation, retail land planning, developer consultation and investment sales.
“The Savills global platform is a leader in retail real estate and it’s been a priority of ours to expand our U.S.-based team to complement the success in Europe and Asia,” said Bauman. “The joint Savills Studley brand, including the connections and relationships Savills has developed around the world, provides an excellent opportunity for growth, recruitment and more robust client service,” he added.
Recognized as one of the top retail brokerage providers, Bauman and his team have represented national tenants such as Wal-Mart, Target, Lowes, Toys “R” Us, and 24 Hour Fitness, and major owners and developers such as UBS, Vestar Development Co., Regency Centers, Catellus Development, Paragon Commercial Group, Centercal Properties, Decron Properties, and Zelman Development Co.
Savills Studley’s Global Retail Services Group provides a variety of services including corporate retailer best-in-class tenant representation, developer consulting, and investment sales. Savills Studley professionals work to tenaciously represent the needs of clients around the world in the strategic planning and execution of their real estate initiatives.