Monthly Archives: January 2012
Patrick Tracy SIOR Appointed to Vice President of Industrial Brokerage | Pittsburgh
Colliers International | Pittsburgh is pleased to announce that Patrick Tracy SIOR has joined the firm as Vice President of Industrial Brokerage. His responsibilities include the sale and leasing of industrial real estate as both a tenant and landlord representative. His position as Vice President of Industrial Brokerage will encompass all aspects of commercial real estate, including but not limited to, office, land and investment sales.
“We are very fortunate to have such a seasoned veteran join our firm, and it points to the ever growing reputation of our firm and our affiliation with Colliers International,” said Gregg Broujos, managing director and founding principal at Colliers International Pittsburgh.
The Pittsburgh Market: 2011 Accolades and 2012 Honors
Sources: National Geographic Traveler, Financial Times, The Farmers Insurance Group of Companies, Travel + Leisure Magazine, 2011 Mercer Quality of Life Ranking, Politico.com, Allegheny Conference, Washington Post
Whether Pittsburgh is being recognized by Forbes.com as Americas Most Livable City, paid tribute in the Financial Times ft.com Rust Belt video feature for emerging as one of the most robust and dynamic economies in the country, or being honored as the Most Secure Place to Live in the USA by the Farmers Insurance Group of Companies, home to one of the safest airports in the United States by Travel + Leisure Magazine or rated Among Top 50 Cities For Quality of Life Around the World by the 2011 Mercer Quality of Life Ranking, the proof is in the pudding, Pittsburgh is a great place to live, work and play.
“Starting with the great Mayor Richard Caliguiri’s incredible vision of Pittsburgh’s Renaissance plan, Pittsburgh has completely transformed itself from a smoky (but friendly) industrial capital to a world class city featuring an incredible standard of living; constantly-improving natural resources and river landscape; diverse and strengthening economic drivers; and population growth and low unemployment,” said Gregg Broujos, managing director and founding principal at Colliers International | Pittsburgh. “Pittsburgh’s high tech, banking, financial services, healthcare and manufacturing firms, as well as our world-renowned universities, have combined to make our region a premier city.”
Colliers International | Pittsburgh Represents First National Bank of Pennsylvania as Tenant
Colliers International | Pittsburgh is proud to announce that First National Bank of Pennsylvania will be opening a new 1,000 SF branch, at 800 South Aiken Avenue in the heart of the Shadyside retail district. The Shadyside branch features walk up ATM service and off-street parking, along with a full range of traditional banking services.
Gregg Broujos, Managing Director at Colliers International | Pittsburgh, represented First National Bank of Pennsylvania in securing the 1,000 SF branch for its banking business.
Robert Kelly of John C.R. Kelly Realty represented the landlord in this transaction.
“Colliers International was happy to find this “off-market” space for our valued client, First National Bank,” said Gregg Broujos, Managing Director at Colliers International | Pittsburgh. “The East End corridor is a tremendous growth area, and now First National Bank is right in the middle of all of the activity.”
2011 Pittsburgh CRE Blog Year in review
Here’s an excerpt:
A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,100 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it would take about 18 trips to carry that many people.