-Adds Pittsburgh/Western Pennsylvania to U.S. Platform-
SEATTLE AND PITTSBURGH, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Colliers International has bolstered its U.S. footprint with the addition of Pittsburgh Commercial Real Estate Inc., a leader in the Western Pennsylvania commercial real estate industry.
"Our U.S. expansion has been strategic, prioritized by identifying partners that will help us deliver the best client experience in the industry," said Dylan Taylor, chief executive officer of Colliers International in the U.S. "Pittsburgh Commercial is the latest example of how we continue to attract the most culturally-aligned firms and the best professionals the industry has to offer."
According to Gregg Broujos, Managing Director and Founding Principal of Pittsburgh Commercial, combining with Colliers International was a logical move for a number of reasons.
"We are experiencing tremendous growth at this point in our firm's history and we want to further our growth with our Colliers colleagues," he explained. "Our clients will continue to rely on our local market expertise while benefiting from the national and international opportunities and resources of Colliers International."
Pittsburgh Commercial offers flexible, customized solutions to meet and exceed client goals, including brokerage, consulting, corporate services, facility and asset management, investment services, project management, valuation services, marketing and market research to individuals, businesses and investors. The firm has 14 brokers plus support staff and currently has almost 10 million square feet of active listings.
About Colliers International
Colliers International is the third-largest commercial real estate services company in the world with 12,500 professionals operating out of more than 500 offices in 61 countries. A subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSRV; TSX: FSV and FSV.PR.U), it focuses on accelerating success for its clients by seamlessly providing a full range of services to real estate users, owners and investors worldwide, including global corporate solutions, brokerage, property and asset management, hotel investment sales and consulting, valuation, consulting and appraisal services, mortgage banking and research. Commercial Property Executive and Multi-Housing News magazines ranked Colliers International as the top U.S. real estate company and the latest annual survey by the Lipsey Company ranked Colliers International as the second most recognized commercial real estate brand in the world.
SOURCE Colliers International