Monthly Archives: January 2015

Colliers International | Pittsburgh names Edward Lawrence and David Thor as Principals

Colliers International | Pittsburgh, a commercial real estate leader in Western Pennsylvania, is proud to announce the promotion of two of its leading professionals.

Edward Lawrence 1.51 X 1.51Effective immediately, Edward Lawrence’s title is Principal | Office Brokerage and he is responsible for landlord representation and office brokerage activities.  In the past year, Mr. Lawrence completed 60 transactions and is currently representing 3,500,000 +/- SF of office space. In 2012, Mr. Lawrence was recognized by SIOR for the Most Creative Deal of the Year and the CBD Office Lease of the Year and again in 2013 for the CBD Office Lease of the Year.

David Thor 1.51 X 1.51Also effective immediately, David Thor’s title is Principal | Occupier Services. David assists clients with strategy, site selection, proposals, financial analyses and lease negotiations and acquisition/disposition strategies. He develops and maintains client relationships and delivers professional services in office, industrial, retail, and land transactions. David’s transaction volume exceeds $63,000,000 spanning more than 750,000 +/- SF.

“Eddie and David have shown in a relatively short amount of time that they are tremendous brokers, industry leaders, and valuable members of the Community.  We respect not only their brokerage abilities and leadership, but also the work that they do outside of the office. Both are actively involved with several of their favorite charities and non-profits” said Gregg Broujos, Managing Director and Founding Principal.

Lawrence joined the firm in 2007 and earned a BA from Denison University and a MBA from Waynesburg University.

Thor joined the firm in 2010 and earned a BS from Indiana University’s Kelly School of Business, is a LEED Accredited Professional, and the current President of CoreNet Global’s Pittsburgh Chapter.

Alexis Wilkerson Joins Colliers International | Pittsburgh Office Team

Alexis Wilkerson 1.51 x 1.51 2Alexis Wilkerson joins Colliers International | Pittsburgh as an Associate with the Office Brokerage team. She will specialize in landlord representation.

Alexis began her career with Colliers over two years ago serving as a marketing and research intern for the Occupier Services group. During this time she aided in completing various research requirements, coordinating database files, and assisting with administrative and marketing tasks.

In December 2014, she graduated from Robert Morris University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing. Alexis was a highly active student, participating in organizations such as the American Marketing Association (AMA), the NCAA Student Athlete Committee (NSAC), the Student Advisory Committee (SAAC), the National Collegiate Scholar Committee (NCSC), and served in the Member of Advertising Club (AdClub). Additionally, during all four years at RMU Alexis played defense for the Women’s Division I Lacrosse Team.

“We are pleased to have Alexis join our team. Her energy and enthusiasm will further enhance the services we bring to our clients,” Paul Horan, Founding Principal of Colliers International | Pittsburgh commented.

Gregg Broujos puts an exciting new owner in Curry Hollow Center

Managing Director and Founding Principal, Gregg Broujos successfully completed the sale of Curry Hollow Center at the end of 2014. The 260,000 square foot retail property sold for $4.4 million.

Although the retail center is a bit outdated, Gregg has complete confidence in the new owner’s ability, “He and his family have repositioned other assets like this …. He is a very good property manager. He has all the in-house construction capabilities for the renovations that he has planned. And best of all, he has unlimited energy. He makes me tired just talking to him. He’s a very good landlord.”

To learn more about Curry Hollow’s new owner click here.

Amazon and ModCloth distribution center up for sale in Pittsburgh’s West End

Colliers International | Pittsburgh’s John Bilyak provides his input on the 570,000 square foot listing at 2250 Roswell Drive, “I’m sure the lack of inventory, particularly on the industrial side, is going to generate a ton of activity on that property”.

Read the full article here.

For more information regarding this listing or other investment opportunities in the Pittsburgh region, please contact Gregg Broujos at 412.321.4200.