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Thomas Beard joins Colliers International’s industrial team

Columbia, SC – Colliers International South Carolina is pleased to announce the addition of Thomas Beard as a Brokerage Associate. Beard will join the Colliers industrial team of Chuck Salley, SIOR, Dave Mathews, SIOR and Sam Myers, who specialize in leasing, user sales and investment sales of industrial properties.

“We are thrilled to have Thomas join our industrial team here in the Midlands,” said David Lockwood, Executive Vice President and COO of Colliers South Carolina. “Thomas has shown during his internship that he is a highly talented individual, and we are confident that he will expand the team’s capability to accelerate the success of Colliers’ industrial clients in central South Carolina.”

“Thomas will help us better serve our existing clients and provide our team the ability to increase our client base without diminishing our effectiveness,” said Chuck Salley, Vice President and the Director of the Industrial Brokerage Team with Colliers International South Carolina. “Thomas grew up under the tutelage of his father, a highly successful commercial broker and developer in the Triad area in North Carolina. His understanding of this business and his experience as an intern learning our research and marketing platform will help us provide the very best service possible to our clients and customers.”

Beard joined Colliers in 2014 as an intern, conducting research for quarterly market reports, special projects and case studies in the three major markets in South Carolina. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of South Carolina. While at USC, he served on the committee that organized the annual Game Ball Run, which raises money for the Marcus Lattimore Foundation and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Additionally, he was involved with the Caribbean Youth Network.


Colliers International South Carolina has over 150 staff members, including 64 real estate professionals. Total brokerage volume for the firm in 2017 exceeded $680 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 at year-end 2017 of approximately 14 million square feet of office, industrial, retail and healthcare properties. Colliers International’s staff holds 53 professional designations, the most of any firm in South Carolina.

Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI) is an industry leading global real estate services company with 15,000 skilled professionals operating in 68 countries. With an enterprising culture and significant employee ownership, Colliers professionals provide a full range of services to real estate occupiers, owners and investors worldwide. Services include strategic advice and execution for property sales, leasing and finance; global corporate solutions; property, facility and project management; workplace solutions; appraisal, valuation and tax consulting; customized research; and thought leadership consulting.

Colliers professionals think differently, share great ideas and offer thoughtful and innovative advice that helps clients accelerate their success. Colliers has been ranked among the top 100 global outsourcing firms by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals for 12 consecutive years, more than any other real estate services firm. Colliers also has been ranked the top property manager in the world by Commercial Property Executive for two years in a row.

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