FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 17, 2020
Michele Penaranda, 202.349.7141, Michele@ponworks.com
Preferred Office Network, North America’s Largest Coworking Network, Announces the Hiring of Tom Fuge, Managing Director of Real Estate
WASHINGTON, DC – Preferred Office Network is proud to announce the hiring of Tom Fuge, our new Managing Director of Real Estate. Tom joins the PON team from Truss Holdings, where he was the Regional SVP for the D.C. region. At Truss, Tom oversaw brokerage operations for D.C., Northern Virginia and suburban Maryland. Prior to Truss, Tom was a director with Cushman & Wakefield and a VP at West, Lane & Schlager.
Tom will be leading the permanent real estate division of PON with an emphasis on our BluPrint product – PON’s flexible office suites service. BluPrint allows Fortune 1000 companies to secure more permanent and custom office options in a wide variety of markets across North America. Bluprint strives to create personalized office spaces for companies who may feel as if they have outgrown their previous coworking space. Bluprint matches and meets a client’s desire for their own custom space, while still ensuring that they receive the benefits that come from working in a coworking setting.
Tom has completed over 250 leasing transactions, totaling over 1.5 million square feet and $700 million in aggregate lease value. Tom received a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) and a master’s certificate in walkable urban development, both from George Washington University. Tom received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Vermont where he majored in finance.
“I’m very excited to join Preferred Office Network to continue to grow our list of services and offerings to our clients and members,” said Tom. “More and more corporate occupiers are looking to add flexibility to their portfolios and the market is responding. PON will continue to push the limits, making it easier than ever to find the right space at the right terms.”
ABOUT PREFERRED OFFICE NETWORK – PON is the largest flexible coworking network of its kind – tailoring its innovative, custom services towards its growing corporate clients. PON’s national network of over 700 independently owned office business centers and coworking locations provides its clients and members with flexibility, simplicity, and trusted one-of-a-kind solutions. PON offers revolutionary benefits, that go beyond traditional coworking, in its over 7.9 million square feet of office space nationwide.