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Colliers International | Pittsburgh Wins Western PA SIOR Award

SIOR AwardColliers International | Pittsburgh received the “Investment Sale of the Year, Industrial – Speculative” award from the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) Annual Awards Luncheon last Thursday at the Rivers Club.  

Gregg Broujos, Managing Director & Founding Principal, John Bilyak, Principal, and Justin Kline, Associate, received the award for the sale of the 31st Street Studios that occurred in the last quarter of 2017. New York-based North River Pittsburgh I, LLC purchased the 238,000 SF multi-industrial complex in the Strip District for $14 Million. 

“As with any Special Purpose property, the success of a disposition can only happen when all parties work well together so that a “win-win” result is achieved,” Broujos said. “To that end, Colliers International had a great working relationship with the seller and their counsel, Lampl and Associates, the buyer and their counsel, Houston Harbaugh, and the many officials and attorneys involved throughout the court-approved sale process.” 

31st Street Studios was formerly owned and operated by Gateway Entertainment Studios and was home to many film and television productions including Dark Knight Rises, Jack Reacher, Fences, Southpaw and Concussion.  

Patrick Sentner Installed on Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) Board of Directors

Patrick Sentner, SIOR, Founding Principal for Colliers International | Pittsburgh was recently inducted into the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR) Board of Directors to serve a two-year term as a Board Member-at-Large. The induction took place during the SIOR Fall World Conference in New York City.

Although Sentner has experience in many different facets of the commercial real estate industry, he has spent the majority of this career focusing on corporate services and tenant representation. Sentner works closely with his clients, whether they are a start-up, non-profit or Fortune 500 corporation, to design and execute strategic plans that address current and future real estate needs.

Sentner has received recognition for his accomplishments including multiple CoStar Power Broker Awards (Office and Industrial), Colliers International Everest Award for Top Performance in 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2015, Winner of the NAI Global Chairman’s Award for Performance in 2010, and Top Performer at the Silver Elite level based on production in 2007, 2008, and 2010, among many others awards.

“Within my first year of commercial brokerage I set a goal of becoming an SIOR as soon as possible,” explains Sentner. “Now decades later I am blessed to be serving on SIOR’s Board of Directors.”

Society of Office and Industrial Realtors Elects Patrick Sentner to Board of Directors

Patrick SentnerPatrick J. Sentner, SIOR, Founding Principal at Colliers International | Pittsburgh, was recently elected to a two-year term on the SOCIETY OF INDUSTRIAL AND OFFICE REALTORS® (SIOR) Board of Directors. He will assume his position on the Board at the SIOR Fall World Conference in New York City in October.

Mr. Sentner has been involved in the commercial real estate industry for more than 25 years, with a focus on local office user representation and national Corporate Services representation. Prior to helping to open Colliers International | Pittsburgh, Mr. Sentner was a Founding Principal at NAI Pittsburgh Commercial, and Vice President at Oxford Development Company. He has an extensive history handling the local and national real estate requirements of companies in a wide variety of industries ranging from medical to technology to insurance to manufacturing.

After becoming a member of SIOR nearly 15 years ago, Mr. Sentner has been very active in the organization locally and nationally. He has served as President of the Western Pennsylvania Chapter, Director of the Mid-Atlantic Region, and a member of the National Budget and Finance Committee. Currently, Mr. Sentner is on the Board of Trustees for the SIOR Foundation and serves as the Treasurer for the Western Pennsylvania Chapter.

“It’s an exciting opportunity to join SIOR’s Board of Directors. I look forward to working with the leadership and the Board to pursue new and existing organizational initiatives,”

About SIOR

SIOR is a global professional organization that certifies commercial real estate service providers with the exclusive SIOR designation, based on achievement, knowledge, accountability and ethical standards. Only the industry’s top professionals qualify for SIOR. Today, there are more than 3,000 members in 630 cities in 34 countries. For more information, visit


Colliers International | Pittsburgh Brokers Honored at Annual SIOR Awards Luncheon

Paul and EdSeveral brokers from Colliers International | Pittsburgh received awards at the Western Pennsylvania Chapter Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) annual awards luncheon on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the Rivers Club. The awards recognize both the top and most creative commercial real estate transactions in the greater Pittsburgh area completed in 2013.

Paul Horan, Founding Principal, and Edward Lawrence, Vice President of Office Brokerage at Colliers International | Pittsburgh, represented the Landlord, Hertz Investment Group, in the Office Lease of the Year – CBD for the renewal of CBS Broadcasting Inc. (KDKA) at One Gateway Center. The deal was for 52,912 SF with a total transaction in excess of 7 million.

Patrick Tracy, Vice President of Industrial Brokerage at Colliers International | Pittsburgh, represented the Landlord, Allegheny Capital Growth, for the Industrial Lease of the Year. The deal was for 156,000 SF at 460 Nixon Road with a total transaction value of $3,300,000.

“The SIOR awards that were won by Paul, Edward, and Patrick are a tribute to their hard work and dedication to helping our clients accelerate their success,” said Gregg Broujos, Managing Director & Founding Principal at Colliers International | Pittsburgh. “Everyone at Colliers International l Pittsburgh works so hard, every day, to insure that our clients receive the highest value for their real estate needs. It is certainly nice when they receive acknowledgement of their efforts.”

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