Category Archives: Pittsburgh

Colliers International supports #StrongerThanHate

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Pittsburgh is not just a zip code.  It is where we at Colliers International work, live and raise our families.  We are taking a stand against hate and violence.  Please join us in making a donation to Colliers USA Foundation to aid those affected by this terrible tragedy.

Donations can be made via PayPal here.

To donate by check please send to:  Colliers USA Foundation, c/o Jennifer Hiatt, 601 Union Street, Suite 3320, Seattle, WA  98101

 

Colliers International | Pittsburgh Begins Year of Giving

With Turkey Day right around the corner, Colliers International | Pittsburgh kicked off their “Year of Giving” by collecting donations for Dress for Success Pittsburgh.

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Dress for Success is an organization that seeks to empower women towards achieving economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools needed to help women thrive in work and everyday life.

The Colliers Brokers and Marketing Staff collected women’s toiletries and hygiene items such as toothpaste, shampoo, body wash, and deodorant, to name a few.

“We were thrilled to collect for Dress for Success,” said Client Services Coordinator, Molly Sheerin, “This organization gave us a wonderful opportunity to contribute towards female empowerment, a cause that is very important to our vales here at Colliers Pittsburgh.

Sheerin, along with the rest of the Colliers Pittsburgh staff, are eager to continue giving back to charitable causes throughout the next year, and beyond.

For more information about Dress for Success Pittsburgh and ways to donate please click here.

Pittsburgh Ranked Best City for Jobs

The Steel City has claimed yet another accolade to add to its growing list. USA Today recently voted Pittsburgh as the best large metro area for jobs.

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The rankings were based on “the number of hiring opportunities relative to population, the area’s affordability and job satisfaction,” according to Glassdoor.com, a website which allows former and current employees to anonymously review companies and their management.

This is far from Pittsburgh’s first recognition as one of the best cities in the country. In 2018 alone, Pittsburgh was selected as the second most livable city in the United States, number one city for the most affordable rent, number 34 out of the top 100 places to live in the world, and number one city for young people to live based on job opportunities, affordability and livability.

To read the full USA Today article, click here.

Another Year, Another Lunchtime Soak for Broujos

Is there a better way to spend your lunch than watching your Managing Director get soaked for a good cause? Definitely not!  

Luckily for our office, we got to witness this last Thursday, August 2nd for the second year in a row as our Managing Director and Principal, Gregg Broujos, participated in the ALS Association of Western Pennsylvania Chapter’s CEO Soak. Broujos, along with 20 other CEOs, Presidents and other upper-level managers, stood in the fountains at PPG for one minute.  

“The ALS chapter in Pittsburgh does a fantastic job with this important fundraiser,” Broujos exclaimed. “It was a beautiful day and a huge crowd, which made it a brilliant event.”   

While many of the participants volunteered last year for the inaugural event, there were also some new bodies that took the plunge. 

“The return of several participants and the new volunteers just goes to show what big and giving hearts the people of Pittsburgh have and are willing to share,” notes Lisa Mikolay, Operations Manager for Colliers International | Pittsburgh. “However, the best part of my lunch break was watching Gregg get drenched in extremely cold water!”  

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The participants after being soaked.  

Broujos raised over $1,500 towards direct care for individuals and families, national public policy efforts and research focused on finding treatments for ALS.   

“As always, thank you to the many generous people who donated funds to help in the fight against ALS,” Broujos said.  

To date, the event has raised over $49,000 towards their $60,000 goal. Donations will be accepted through August 15th. If you are interested in donating, please click here.