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CRE’s Sexy Six Biggest Firms: History at a Glance

The history of the world’s largest full-service commercial real estate firms as we know them today—CBRE, Colliers International, Cushman & Wakefield, DTZ, JLL and Newmark Grubb Knight Frank—is a lot longer, more complex and further spread around the globe than most people realize. Check out our M&A timeline, starting all the way back in 1773, to find out how the sexy six came to be.

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