LONDON, April 27, 2010 — X Team International, an international alliance of retail real estate advisors with expertise in more than 45 major markets throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe, announced today its newest international partner, London-based DTZ. X Team International President Nelson Wheeler made the announcement.
DTZ is a market-leading real estate advisor, whose retail division works closely with retailers, developers and banks to deliver integrated advisory services in all aspects of retail property, including leasing, development consulting, investment purchasing, sales and asset management, research and marketing, and valuation.
The new partnership extends X Team’s international reach throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. DTZ is one of three X Team partners headquartered outside the U.S., joining Canadian Partners Vancouver, British Columbia-based Sitings Realty, Ltd. and Montreal-based Siteworks Development. With a global network of more than 10,000 retail professionals in 43 countries, DTZ is the largest X Team partner to date.
“Expanding the X Team brand internationally is an ongoing goal of our organization,” said Wheeler. “Through our partnership with DTZ, we are able to provide our team members with a worldwide network of retail real estate specialists to help us further broaden our capabilities.”
“Joining a network of retail real estate experts who are just as passionate about providing excellent customer service as we are, was a top priority for DTZ,” said DTZ Retail Director Patrick Heaps. “Building strong, long-lasting relationships as we work together with our fellow X Team partners will surely allow us to bring our clients a world-class level of service.”
About X Team
X Team is an international alliance of retail real estate specialists with offices located in major cities throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe. X Team partners average more than 20 years of industry experience, with expertise in major markets worldwide, specializing in tenant, property and developer/landlord representation, workout services, property dispositions and retail investments. X Team services include transaction negotiation, portfolio analysis, lease valuations, acquisitions, and asset assessment and valuation. For more information, please visit www.xteam.net.
DTZ is a leading global real estate adviser with a team of over 10,000 people operating under the DTZ brand across 148 cities in 43 countries providing solutions for clients around the world. Its client-focused activities range from high quality capital market solutions, to cutting-edge occupier-led property services and advice. The comprehensive service offering across Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA), Asia Pacific and The Americas is based upon detailed local knowledge backed by first-class research. With its full-service expertise spanning all real estate sectors, DTZ offers a global solution to meet each client’s particular property-related investment and business needs. The parent company, DTZ Holdings plc, has been quoted on the London Stock Exchange since 1987. www.dtz.com