Greenville, SC – Colliers International is pleased to announce its new role as strategic real estate partner for Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR).
Colliers will provide marketing and brokerage services for One Research Drive in CU-ICAR’s Technology Neighborhood I. The four-story, multi-tenant, Class A building will offer approximately 80,000 square feet. It is expected that a number of private industry partners will occupy space in the building. One Research Drive will be constructed to LEED Silver standard and is projected to be complete by December 2015.
In addition to the lease-up of One Research Drive, Colliers will assist CU-ICAR with marketing the remaining 250-acre campus. The Colliers team will coordinate marketing and leasing efforts with the support from Colliers International’s global team members in Detroit, Birmingham, China, Japan, Germany and Mexico.
Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) is an award-winning and nationally recognized 250-acre advanced-technology research campus where university, industry and government organizations collaborate. CU-ICAR offers Masters and PhD programs in Automotive Engineering and is conducting leading-edge applied research in critical areas such as advanced product development strategies, sustainable mobility, intelligent manufacturing systems and advanced materials.
ABOUT COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL
Colliers International is a global leader in commercial real estate services, with over 15,800 professionals operating out of more than 485 offices in 63 countries. A subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, Colliers International delivers 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 insightful research. The latest annual survey by the Lipsey Company ranked Colliers International as the second-most recognized commercial real estate firm in the world.
Colliers International South Carolina has over 140 staff members, including 60 real estate professionals. Total brokerage volume for the firm in 2013 was approximately $350 million involving over 550 sales and leasing transactions. Colliers International is the largest manager of commercial property in South Carolina and is an Accredited Management Organization (AMO) through the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), with a portfolio of approximately 10.6 million square feet of office, industrial, retail and healthcare properties. Colliers International’s staff holds 45 professional designations, the most of any firm in South Carolina.