CRESA partners with AK Preparedness to provide occupant customers with training in life safety and emergency practices

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, USA, March 14, 2022 / — NEW YORK (March 9, 2022) – Cresa, the world’s largest occupier-only commercial real estate company, today announces a strategic partnership with AK Preparedness, a leading life safety and security training consultant. national emergency preparedness. For nearly 40 years, AK Preparedness has provided life safety training and developed all-hazards emergency response plans for private sector clients and government agencies. Its current programs include both onsite and virtual training platforms.

“As more workers return to their offices after nearly two years, they are faced with a host of new protocols, including everything from wellness and smart building technology to safety and security. “, said James A. Pirot, Managing Director/Project Management at Cresa. “By partnering with AK Preparedness, we are able to offer office space users, as well as building owners and property managers, essential training in reoccupancy and life safety. Additionally, with virtual training, the platform provides broader, repeatable application for businesses, giving employees the flexibility of remote work schedules that may not always align with a building’s compliance requirements for training. in person.

AK Preparedness solutions cover the full range of emergency response planning, training and technology tools. The company supports everything from individual installations to global portfolios, helping organizations design and deploy comprehensive and effective people safety programs.

“We are honored to partner with Cresa,” said Rob French, Director of AK. “Their commitment to the best solutions and extremely high customer service makes them a natural fit. We look forward to supporting their customers’ preparedness and risk mitigation programs.

Ronald Zeccardi, Senior Vice President of Cresa, added: “Through our commitment to excellence and integrity, this and other recent alignments enable us to deliver the best next-level solutions for every project. It’s another opportunity to instill the kind of confidence needed in today’s workplace. This builds morale in a safe work environment, which leads to better recruitment and retention through the employer’s focus on flexibility for a transparent work environment.

About Cresa:
Cresa is the only global commercial real estate advisory firm that exclusively represents occupiers and specializes in providing fully integrated real estate solutions. Our goal is to think beyond space, to empower those we serve, and to improve the quality of life for our customers. Offered across industries, Cresa’s services include transaction management, workplace solutions, project management, consulting, lease administration, technology, investment banking and capital markets. and portfolio solutions. In partnership with London-based Knight Frank, Cresa provides services to 16,000 people, in 380 offices in 51 territories. For more information, visit

About the AK preparation:
AK Preparedness is a leading provider of emergency preparedness planning, training and technology solutions, helping thousands of commercial office buildings, businesses and government organizations reduce risk through to more effective life safety programs. With offices across the United States, AK helps single tenants through multinational corporations design scalable readiness programs tailored to each location. For more information, visit

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