Commercial Real Estate Services


Hayes & Sherry, a Cushman & Wakefield Alliance Firm, is Southeastern New England’s leading full service commercial real estate brokerage firm servicing clients in Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts and ACROSS THE GLOBE. Cushman & Wakefield Ɩ Hayes & Sherry assembles the most appropriate experts for each assignment to develop individual strategies to meet the unique needs of each client by leveraging our team of specialists and full range of in-house resources.

Our vast knowledge of Southern New England, both as professionals and community leaders, allows us to provide a thorough analysis of regional demographics and specific market conditions. Whether our clients are in need of commercial leasing, tenant representation, property investment analysis or land development, we capitalize on the ever-changing market to their greatest benefit.

In 2011, Hayes & Sherry expanded its platform and depth of services by becoming a member of the Cushman & Wakefield National Alliance Program. The ability to integrate any required service from our own in-house resources including commercial leasing & sales, corporate occupier solutions, debt/equity financing, and valuation/advisory is a substantial advantage that sets us apart from other real estate firms.



Cushman & Wakefield is a premier international real estate services firm with more than 53,000 employees operating in 70 countries and $8.8B in annual revenue in 2019.

Cushman & Wakefield opened its doors in 1917. Today, at the 100-year anniversary of the firm, Cushman & Wakefield is one of the industry’s most distinguished and accomplished full-service real estate providers. Originally a small local firm with a handful of employees and a vision, Cushman & Wakefield now spans six continents.

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Commercial Real Estate site selection and lease negotiations are intricate tasks. Let our team of professionals guide you through a proven process leveraging in-house proprietary market data to achieve optimal results. Through experience, strategic planning, and creative problem solving, tenants are assured of securing the best space available to meet their business, financial, and operational objectives.

Tenent Representative Process Overview

  1. Consult: Listen and understand your needs.
  2. Strategize: Define objectives to create targeted approach.
  3. Research: Identify on and off market alternatives.
  4. Compete: Coordinate RFP process to create leverage.
  1. Analyze: In-depth financial analysis of alternatives.
  2. Execute: Close on business terms; negotiate Lease.
  3. Stay Connected: Ongoing management and support of critical lease obligations and key dates.

Contact us for a free consultation. Hayes & Sherry will coordinate the entire process of leasing new space for your company. Together we have over 100 years of combined experience in Tenant Representation, and we would be pleased to discuss our approach in detail with your company. The cost for our service is paid by the landlord or the landlord’s representative.


Our team of industry experts are committed to maximizing VALUE for our client’s assets by providing outstanding personal service and commitment. A successful leasing strategy requires a comprehensive understanding of the unique attributes of a property as well as the broader market dynamics. Leveraging our deep local RELATIONSHIPS, unparalleled market KNOWLEDGE and aggressive marketing EFFORTS, we help you attract and retain tenants to succeed in the marketplace.


  • Competitive Set information with real time data
  • Active Tenants-In-Market reporting
  • Tenant Relationships – Extensive database of tenants throughout Southern NE
  • Brokers – Trusted relationships with the most impactful brokers in Southern NE
  • Current Comparables – Sale and lease transactions
  • Financial Analysis – Net Present Value (NPV), Broker Opinion of Value (BOV)
  • Quarterly Research Statistics and Industry Trends


  • Brand Identity – Craft a distinct vision for the asset
  • Exposure – Robust online visibility on Loopnet, Costar, CREXi, and
  • Custom Collateral – High quality brochures, signage, social media, and e-flyer campaigns
  • Global Reach – Access to Cushman & Wakefield’s international corporate accounts
  • Political Partnerships – Experience with local and state officials that impact incentives, construction, and relocations to the market


Cushman & Wakefield Ɩ Hayes & Sherry specializes in the sale of commercial property across all asset classes and product types. Whether we are handling a $100m investment-sale or a $200k user-sale, our main objective is to generate premium pricing for our clients. We drive value through the implementation of a proven sales process that is carefully orchestrated to generate maximum interest in the marketplace. Process + Professionalism = SUCCESS

Sales Process Overview

  1. Strategic Underwriting – Analyze advantages/disadvantages and establish investment thesis.
  2. Pre-Marketing – Develop high quality offering materials and refine the pitch.
  3. Marketing Launch – Initiate multi-channel outreach to investor community.
  4. Presentation – Organize on-site tours and provide market data to support investment thesis.
  5. Call for Offers – Herd the group to drive value through competitive bids.
  1. Analyze Bids – Interview top bidders to evaluate capitalization needs and select top bids for final offers.
  2. Execution – Negotiate contract and execute documents to secure preferred buyer.
  3. Due Diligence – Monitor process and provide guidance and support as needed, including debt sourcing.
  4. Closing – Prepare all parties and facilitate documentation for smooth finish.


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Hayes & Sherry has partnered with a number of trusted affiliates and channel partners both locally and nationally to offer these additional services:

  • Property Management Services
  • Project Development Services
  • Debt/Equity Financing
  • Corporate Occupier Solutions
  • Valuation Advisory

Searching for commercial real estate in Rhode Island, Southeastern Massachusetts, or Eastern Connecticut?

Experience the Hayes & Sherry difference! Send us a message or call (401) 273-1980 to discuss!