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Thomas Beard promoted to Senior Brokerage Associate at Colliers International | South Carolina


Columbia, SC – Colliers International | South Carolina is pleased to announce that Thomas Beard has been promoted to Senior Brokerage Associate in the Columbia office. 

“Thomas is an incredible professional who has shown tremendous skills and he has accomplished so much in his five-year tenure with Colliers,” said David Lockwood, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Colliers | South Carolina. “He has consistently demonstrated his dedication to meeting the needs of his clients and working collaboratively with his colleagues and Colliers is proud that he is a part of our team.” 

Beard, a University of South Carolina graduate, is a member of Colliers’ industrial brokerage team in Columbia along with partners Chuck Salley, SIOR, Dave Mathews, SIOR and John Peebles. Their team, which is the leader in the central South Carolina region, specializes in leasing, user sales and investment sales of industrial properties. Their multifaceted platform gives them a unique insight into market conditions for all types of industrial properties. In February 2020, the team brokered the largest single acquisition of properties in South Carolina in over 10 years, according to Costar.

Beard has collaborated on lease and sale transactions valued at over $350 million and totaling approximately 14.6 million square feet of space over the course of his career. He is a candidate for his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, a prestigious designation in commercial real estate that represents proven expertise in financial, market and investment analysis.


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Thomas Beard

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I specialize in leasing, user sales and investment sales of industrial properties.

Since a young age, I have had a profound interest in and exposure to commercial real estate. I have long found industrial brokerage to be intriguing because it serves as the foundation of many different types of businesses and processes. It is very rewarding to have the opportunity to play a role in the goals and progress of each of our clients as a trusted industrial services advisor.

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