Miami Fla. (August 25, 2022) – Blink Charging Co. (NASDAQ: BLNK, BLNKW) (“Blink” or the “Company”), a leading owner, operator and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and services and Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK), a leading global real estate services firm, today announced a preferred supplier agreement for the marketing and potential deployment of Blink charging stations and related services to Cushman & Wakefield clients throughout the United States.
Cushman & Wakefield has agreed to engage its large network of property managers to introduce Blink equipment and services as an available amenity at the commercial properties it manages.
“Blink is pleased to provide Cushman & Wakefield clients with access to Blink EV fast charging stations and services,” said Michael D. Farkas, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Blink. “The Blink network of EV chargers provide much needed charging solutions for Cushman & Wakefield’s clients. We look forward to supporting them as they continue to build a greener future while enhancing resident and tenant experiences at their clients’ properties.”
Blink was selected for its broad range of products, services and innovative solutions with flexible business models that meet the diverse needs and challenges property owners face. This includes providing options such as having Blink own the equipment and share a portion of the revenues with the host or be host owned for properties who want to be the sole owner and operator of their EV charging stations. Blink also offers a hybrid where Blink covers the cost of equipment, operations, and administration.
Cushman & Wakefield client properties will also have access to leading edge EV fast charging technology with a full range of deployment configurations. This includes single and multiple cord pedestals, individual and paired wall-mount chargers, DC fast, multi-family charging stations, all operable on the proprietary Blink Network, a cloud-based tool that operates Blink EV chargers and their charging data.
“This agreement puts us and our clients at the forefront of the movement toward more sustainable transportation,” said Marla Maloney, President, Americas Services, Cushman & Wakefield. “We look forward to working with Blink to effectively address the needs of the growing population of EV drivers and contribute to a greener future while enhancing the tenant and resident experience.”
ABOUT BLINK CHARGING
Blink Charging Co. (Nasdaq: BLNK, BLNKW), a leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment, has deployed over 51,000 charging ports across 25 countries, many of which are networked EV charging stations, enabling EV drivers to easily charge at any of Blink’s charging locations worldwide. Blink’s principal line of products and services include the Blink EV charging network (“Blink Network”), EV charging equipment, EV charging services, and the products and services of recent acquisitions, including Blue Corner and BlueLA. The Blink Network uses proprietary, cloud-based software that operates, maintains, and tracks the EV charging stations connected to the network and the associated charging data. With global EV purchases forecasted to rise to 10 million vehicles by 2025 from approximately 2 million in 2019, Blink has established key strategic partnerships for rolling out adoption across numerous location types, including parking facilities, multifamily residences and condos, workplace locations, health care/medical facilities, schools and universities, airports, auto dealers, hotels, mixed-use municipal locations, parks and recreation areas, religious institutions, restaurants, retailers, stadiums, supermarkets, and transportation hubs. For more information, please visit https://blinkcharging.com/ External Link.
About Cushman & Wakefield
Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with approximately 50,000 employees in over 400 offices and approximately 60 countries. In 2021, the firm had revenue of $9.4 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, and valuation and other services. To learn more, visit www.cushmanwakefield.com or follow @CushWake External Link on Twitter.
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