|Taylor & Mathis 2011 CoStar Power Broker Awards|
TAYLOR & MATHIS HONORED WITH 2011 COSTAR POWER BROKER AWARDS
Commercial Real Estate’s Leading Independent Research Service Recognizes Top Leasing and Sales Firms & Brokers in the Industry
TAMPA, FL – Taylor & Mathis of Florida, LLC has been selected by CoStar Group (NASDAQ: CSGP), commercial real estate’s leading independent research firm, to receive a CoStar Power Broker Award. The firm qualified as one of the top commercial brokerage firms in the Tampa Bay Market based on total leasing transactions closed during the year.
Angela Odell and Lisa Ross, Managing Directors of Leasing/Tampa and Donna Korn, Director of Leasing/Broward County each qualified as one of the top commercial brokers in Tampa Bay and Broward County based on the 1.2 million square feet of leasing transactions they closed during the year.
This annual award recognizes the “best of the best” in commercial real estate brokerage by highlighting the U.S. firms and individual brokers who closed the highest transaction volumes in commercial property sales or leases for the entire year of 2011 in their respective markets.
“Receiving the CoStar Power Awards for our brokers and the firm was especially rewarding given the challenging real estate market,” stated Hank Brenner, President of Taylor & Mathis of Florida, LLC. “Our entire team performed exceeding well in 2011 completing over 1.7 million square feet of transactions. We have some of the best people in the business at Taylor & Mathis representing financially sound property owners who are just as committed to getting deals done as we are.”
As the largest professional research organization serving the commercial real estate industry, CoStar is uniquely positioned to identify the top firms and brokers in each market throughout the U.S. All awards are based on transaction data maintained in CoStar's commercial real estate database, which is the largest independently researched database of commercial real estate property information available online.
“CoStar Group is very proud to recognize the preeminent brokerage firms and brokers who performed at the industry’s highest level by achieving remarkable sales and leasing success in 2011,” said CoStar Group Founder and CEO Andrew C. Florance. “These top performers truly represent the best of the best in the industry, and they deserve to be recognized for their proven deal-making abilities. We congratulate Taylor & Mathis of Florida and brokers Angela Odell, Lisa Ross and Donna Korn on this impressive professional accomplishment.”
The complete list of 2011 CoStar Power Broker Awards winners can be found at www.CoStarPowerBrokers.com.
About CoStar Group, Inc.
CoStar Group (Nasdaq: CSGP) is commercial real estate's leading provider of information and analytic services. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availabilities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe with a staff of approximately 1,500 worldwide, including the industry's largest professional research organization. For more information, visit www.costar.com.
About Taylor & Mathis
Taylor & Mathis serves as the development manager for the project and handles leasing and management responsibilities. Taylor & Mathis is a diversified real estate company specializing in the development, marketing and management of office buildings, suburban office parks, industrial parks and mixed-use projects. Founded in 1967, the company has developed properties exceeding $1.9 billion in value and has established itself as one of the most respected regional real estate firms in the United States. Based in Atlanta, with offices in Tampa and Miami, Taylor & Mathis concentrates its business activity in primary growth markets in the southeastern United States. For more information, visit www.TaylorMathis.com.