Thomas Beard | Colliers International | Columbia

Thomas Beard

Senior Brokerage Associate

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About

Professional Summary

As a Senior Brokerage Associate with Colliers International | South Carolina and a member of the industrial team for central South Carolina, I specialize in leasing, user sales and investment sales of industrial properties.

Since a young age, I have had a profound interest in 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 commercial real estate professional.

Accomplishments

While attending the University of South Carolina, I served on the planning committee for the annual Game Ball Run, which raises money for the Marcus Lattimore Foundation and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Additionally, I was also involved with the Caribbean Youth Network, a program that provides shelter, food, sports facilities and equipment for youth on Long Island in the Bahamas.

Today, I am a member of Christ School’s Alumni Council.

In 2017, I was recognized as a CoStar Power Broker in industrial leasing transactions in Columbia, South Carolina. In 2018, I received the Colliers | SC Rising Star Award.  Also in 2018, I received the Central Carolina REALTORS® Association Commercial Circle of Excellence Award.

Over the course of my career, I have participated in transactions totaling 14.6 million square feet, valued at over $350 million.

Education

I graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.

In 2014, I joined Colliers | South Carolina as an intern, conducting research for quarterly market reports, special projects and case studies in the three major markets in South Carolina for two years before transitioning to brokerage. I find that my exposure to market data and establishing relationships with many of the professionals I continue to work with today, while working in the research department at Colliers provides valuable insight into market trends and deal-making from the brokerage perspective.

Memberships & Involvements

CCIM – Candidate
CCRA – Central Carolina REALTORS® Association
SCRA – South Carolina REALTORS® Association
NAR – National Association of REALTORS®

Services

Skills
Investment Properties
Service Lines
Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation
Property Types
Industrial

My Team

My Team

Featured Research
Aug 5, 2020
2020 Q2 Industrial South Carolina Report
South Carolina industrial construction delivers despite the pandemic-the South Carolina industrial market had 3.01 million square feet of construction completions during the second quarter of 2020
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Jul 27, 2020
2020 Q2 Industrial Columbia Report
Columbia industrial market outperforms expectations amid pandemic-The Columbia industrial market has a total absorption of 479,072 square feet during the second quarter of 2020
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May 5, 2020
2020 Q1 South Carolina Industrial Report
Industrial sector is essential during COVID-19-Industrial businesses continued to operate at an accelerated pace in order to deliver goods where they were needed throughout the nation.
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Featured News
Jun 23, 2020
Colliers International Dealmakers: Recent purchases, sales, leases and investments in South Carolina
Columbia, SC – Colliers International | South Carolina is pleased to announce the following recently completed commercial real estate transactions from our office in Columbia.
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Jun 19, 2020
Colliers International’s industrial brokerage team leases 54,312 square feet in West Columbia to Shiyu Electronics USA
Colliers International | South Carolina’s industrial brokerage team of Chuck Salley, SIOR, Dave Mathews, SIOR, Thomas Beard and John Peebles brokered the 54,312-square-feet lease at 128 McQueen Street in West Columbia to Shiyu Electronics USA, LLC.
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Apr 10, 2020
Thomas Beard promoted to Senior Brokerage Associate at Colliers International | South Carolina
Colliers International | South Carolina is pleased to announce that Thomas Beard has been promoted to Senior Brokerage Associate in the Columbia office.
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Apr 8, 2020
Colliers International Dealmakers: Recent purchases, sales, leases and investments in South Carolina
Colliers International | South Carolina is pleased to announce the following recently completed commercial real estate transactions from our office in Columbia.
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