Greenville, SC – Colliers International’s Given Stewart, SIOR was named as a 2015 SIOR Transaction Award winner, an Industrial Award Winner in the Largest Dollar Volume Member-to-Member Transactions category. The winning transaction of 1,324,800 square feet was brokered between Stewart and John Barker Jr., SIOR of Red Rock Developments for approximately $100,354,615.
The Transaction Awards are given by the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® (SIOR), an organization that bestows the SIOR designation to commercial real estate practitioners around the world who meet the organization’s high standards of professional excellence and achievement. According to SIOR, this year’s winners were selected from more than 930 transactions by nearly 580 SIOR members totaling more than $5.1 billion in leases and sales. Of those, eight were selected as Transaction Award winners.
Stewart is an industrial sales and leasing specialist who has been recognized repeatedly inside and outside of Colliers for his accomplishments. He has been named a CoStar Power Broker for Greenville/Spartanburg for the past five consecutive years. He has received Colliers International South Carolina’s highest honor, the Walter M. Keenan Award, twice, and won the firm’s Transaction of the Year Award in 2015. In 2005, he was named the Commercial Broker of the Year by the Greater Greenville Association of REALTORS®.
“To receive the SIOR designation is already a distinction, and for Givens to be recognized as a winner of the 2015 SIOR Transaction Award is an even greater honor on the international stage,” said David Feild, Market President of Colliers International’s office in Greenville. “We are extremely proud of him, and know that this will not be the last time he is recognized for his thorough and dedicated work for his clients.”