Savills announced an alliance with Integrative Partners (IP), a commercial real estate services firm founded and led by Shawna O. Menifee, a 25-year industry veteran. Integrative Partners is also a certified minority- and women-owned business enterprise (M/WBE).
The alliance with Savills will allow IP to benefit from Savills global platform. In turn, it will enable Savills to leverage IP’s wide-ranging relationships with its national network of minority and women-owned suppliers.
“We’re thrilled to form this strategic alliance with Integrative Partners, an organization we hold in high regard. The alliance assists Savills in accomplishing its longstanding goal of bolstering its network of M/WBE-owned third-party vendors and suppliers,” said Janet Woods, vice chairman, Northeast region lead at Savills. “We look forward to supporting Shawna and IP. We’re providing the company access to our global platform and deep bench of talented professionals.”
About Integrative Partners
Menifee, a widely respected and accomplished industry New York City-based executive, founded IP in 2005 to address supplier diversity initiatives on behalf of Fortune 500 companies, government entities, city agencies, and institutional owners across the country.
Since its founding, IP has built a national network of certified minority and women-owned commercial real estate-centric businesses: a collection that includes top-brokerage professionals, architects, engineers and legal counsel. IP provides a single source for companies seeking diverse real estate service providers for multimarket initiatives and acts as the liaison and trusted advisor on every transaction.
“I’m extremely excited to be collaborating with Savills. I’m especially motivated by its leadership, the company’s global platform, and our like-minded moral compass. The strategic alliance will add extraordinary value for our clients through our impactful synergy,” said Menifee.
Menifee has a very impressive résumé with a notable list of organizations. She’s worked for Coca-Cola, Walmart, Ariel Investments, Uniworld Group, Radio One, FedEx, Skanska, TIAA, Black Enterprise and Con Edison. Menifee has also worked closely with organizations in the nonprofit sector. These nonprofits include Samaritan Daytop Village, Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City, New York City Housing Authority, NAACP Legal Defense Fund and US Fund for UNICEF.
IP has longstanding relationships with the Women Business Enterprise National Council, NYC Department of Small Business Services, the National Minority Business Council, Women Presidents’ Education Organization, National Minority Supplier Development Council and Empire State Development. IP participated with EY’s prestigious Entrepreneurs Assess Network.
About Savills Inc.
Savills helps organizations find the right solutions that ensure employee success. Sharply skilled and fiercely dedicated, the firm’s integrated teams of consultants and brokers are experts in better real estate. With services in tenant representation, workforce and incentives strategy, workplace strategy and occupant experience, project management, and capital markets, Savills has elevated the potential of workplaces around the corner, and around the world, for 160 years and counting.
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