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Aaron Westerman

Cushman & Wakefield at GoogleAaron Westerman
Occupancy Planner

Aaron is a 2014 graduate of the Kansas State University Interior Design program. Aaron is an Occupancy Planner at Cushman & Wakefield at Google. He not only gets to work with the built environments, but also interacts with clients and directly addresses their needs that help their productivity and well-being.

Hi responsibilities consist of the following:

  • Establish and maintain relationships with PA contacts (product areas, ex: Google Cloud, Marketing, Sales, etc.) and BPs (business partners, the occupancy planners main point of contact within the PA) to understand business requirements, PA headcount forecast and space requirements.
  • Utilize data analysis tools to generate space solutions and compare options to achieve a comprehensive view of the option outcomes
  • Ensures space planning activities are executed in compliance with service line SLAs and client satisfaction targets
  • Oversee all facility space requests within assigned PA alignment to maximize space efficiencies, while implementing solutions in line with PAs, BPs and REWS goals. - REWS is Real Estate and Workplace Services, the team responsible for all for anything related to the built environment here.
  • Provide OP services in support of requested activities - programming, planning analysis, solution development inclusive of space plans, occupancy master plans, furniture layouts, test fits and block plans
  • Create and deliver planning proposals to convey option summary, option outcomes and option benefits and risks related to each activity
  • Maintain CAFM system with audits and data validation
  • Collaborate and maintain effective working relationships with PA point of contact PM, FM, and other partner team members on all activities
  • Responsible for data integrity for space, occupancy and allocation data
  • Logs all activities as specified into project or daily request tracking reports

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