Columbia, SC – Colliers International’s brokerage associates closed 921 South Carolina transactions in 2014 valued at over $464 million, setting a new record for the firm. Leasing volume exceeded $249 million and sales volume was over $215 million.
“Colliers International’s 2014 leasing and sales transactional volume grew by over $100 million over 2013, an increase of 32%. This is in great measure due to the focus on product specialization by our professional brokerage staff and is a clear sign that the South Carolina commercial real estate market is vibrant, “said John W. Folsom, President and CEO of Colliers International South Carolina. “I have every reason to believe that we will continue to see growth in the retail, industrial, office, land, healthcare and investment arenas, and am optimistic that we will continue to see a very robust market in South Carolina in 2015.”
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 150 staff members, including 60 real estate professionals. Total brokerage volume for the firm in 2014 was approximately $464 million involving over 900 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 11.2 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.