Interview with Cole Spalding, Director at Newmark

Cole Spalding serves as a Director in the McLean, Virginia, office of Newmark, where he focuses on the repositioning and lease-up of assets in a challenging leasing environment. Spalding has 12 years of experience in many different aspects of commercial real estate and uses his broad experience to deliver creative solutions to his clients. He has guided clients through complex transactions such as asset valuations, marketing, dispositions, acquisitions, financing and leasing. As the point person for lenders, appraisers, tenants, investors, attorneys, title companies and other players in the real estate deal process, he has proven to be a valuable resource for his clients.

Spalding joined Newmark in 2014 after working for four years at Avison Young Commercial Real Estate, where he also helped clients lease and market their properties. He previously worked at Marcus & Millichap, where he focused on investment sales in the $1 million to $15 million range for private clients in the Washington metropolitan area.

Interview questions:

Introduction | You have been a director at Newmark since 2004. Can you tell us your role and expertise?

Recent Transactions | Please highlight some of your recent transactions.

Clients | Who are some of the clients that you have worked with?

Northern Virginia/DC Market | Can you provide an overview of the Northern Virginia/DC market? Average asking rent, absorption rate…

Complex Transaction | Are there any complex transactions that you can share with us?

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About Newmark

Newmark Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NMRK), together with its subsidiaries (“Newmark”), is a world leader in commercial real estate, seamlessly powering every phase of the property life cycle. Newmark’s comprehensive suite of services and products is uniquely tailored to each client, from owners to occupiers, investors to founders, and startups to blue-chip companies. Combining the platform’s global reach with market intelligence in both established and emerging property markets, Newmark provides superior service to clients across the industry spectrum. Newmark generated revenues of approximately $2.7 billion for the year ending December 31, 2022. Newmark’s company-owned offices, together with its business partners, operate from approximately 180 offices with nearly 6,700 professionals around the world. To learn more, visit or follow @newmark.

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