Colliers International | Pittsburgh Honored with 2014 CoStar Power Broker Award
Colliers International | Pittsburgh has been selected by CoStar Group (NASDAQ: CSGP), commercial real estate’s leading independent research firm, to receive a CoStar Power Broker Award. This annual award recognizes the “best of the best” in commercial real estate brokerage by highlighting the U.S. firms and individual brokers who closed the highest transaction volumes in commercial property sales or leases for the entire year of 2014 in their respective markets.
As the largest professional research organization serving the commercial real estate industry, CoStar is uniquely positioned to identify the top firms and brokers in each market throughout the U.S. All awards are based on transaction data maintained in CoStar’s commercial real estate database, which is the largest independently researched database of commercial real estate property information available online.
Colliers International | Pittsburgh qualified as one of the top commercial brokerage firms in Pittsburgh based on total leasing and sale transactions completed during the year. In order to be selected for this honor, Colliers International | Pittsburgh was evaluated against other commercial real estate brokerage firms active in its region by CoStar Group, and subsequently ranked among the top firms in the market.
Colliers International | Pittsburgh’s significant transactions that closed in 2014 include the sale of Parkway Center (622,000 SF office complex) and the tenant representation transaction at Heinz 57 Center (140,000 SF).
Costar Power Broker Awards were also awarded to some of Colliers International | Pittsburgh’s finest. Gregg Broujos, Managing Director and Founding Principal was awarded as a Top Sales Broker. Patrick Sentner SIOR, Founding Principal was awarded two CoStar Power Broker Awards as a Top Office Leasing Broker as well as a Top Industrial Leasing Broker. John Bilyak CCIM, Principal was awarded as a Top Industrial Leasing Broker. Michelle Stewart, Vice President | Retail Brokerage received a CoStar Power Broker Award for Retail Leasing.
Managing Director and Founding Principal, Gregg Broujos commented on the firm’s successful year, “2014 was a tremendous year for Colliers International | Pittsburgh, as we achieved our highest revenue in the firm’s 10 year history. The Pittsburgh region’s growth in many industry sectors should continue into 2015, and we anticipate another record year here at Colliers”.
The complete list of 2014 CoStar Power Broker Award winners can be found here.