|Newmark Knight Frank's recent merger with Epic Realty has already led to several deals under the new brand. We met with five Epic partners—Phillip Rosenberg, John Joyce, John Coleman,Joel Friedland, and Ed Brandt— part of the team of 30 that doubled Newmark's workforce.|
Since the new partnership, NKF has inked a 152k-SF distribution facility for Ferguson Enterprises in Addison, an 88k-SF deal for NextEnd in Franklin Park, and a 79k-SF lease for Alstom in Naperville. Next, they'll try and learn their new co-workers' names. Newmark Knight Frank Epic is working on eight new deals with several of the company's 24 North American offices.
|Epic, formerly Epic/Savage, was formed in the 1980s when Joel and his business partners joined forces with Lew Savage, father of actors Fred and Ben Savage. Since then, the company has grown its reputation for industrial sales and leasing, leveraging knowledge of the building-owner perspective.|