Dave Mathews | Colliers International | Columbia

Dave Mathews


Vice President

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Professional Summary

I am a Vice President with Colliers International | South Carolina, specializing in industrial real estate in South Carolina. I serve both tenants and landlords with their respective industrial  needs. I assist tenants with comprehensive site selection, acquisitions and dispositions, and lease negotiations. In addition, I offer similar services to institutional landlords, which include strategic planning, detailed reporting and market analysis, marketing and lease/sale negotiations. I work with a collaborative team consisting of senior level associates and find that our teamwork is one of our biggest advantages in completing deals that exceed our client’s expectations.

Working in industrial brokerage, I have the opportunity to see the vast progress of companies and help to play a part in our client’s business development. I find that, for me, success is finding the best possible outcome for a client within their constraints and knowing that I have brought significant value to their growth.


I have completed over 10.4 million square feet of transactions and approximately $173 million in transaction value, an accomplishment I am very proud of. I have been recognized as a Circle of Excellence award recipient by the Central Carolina REALTORS® Association in 2010, 2011, 2013 2014, 2015, and 2016. I was also named as a CoStar Power Broker from 2010-2017, basing the recognition on a thorough tally of sales and lease transactions. I have also achieved the prestigious SIOR designation from the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®. In 2018, I became a Colliers International | South Carolina shareholder.

I am an active volunteer and donor for the United Way of the Midlands and the March of Dimes. 


Growing up in Atlanta with a father in commercial real estate brokerage, I had an interest in the commercial real estate industry from a young age. I appreciate the nature of real estate processes and that fact that every day on the job is different.

I attended Furman University, graduating in 2003, and grew to love South Carolina. Upon graduation from Furman, I spent the next four years in the United States Army. In 2007, I returned to the Palmetto State to make my home in Columbia, and pursue a career in commercial brokerage.

Memberships & Involvements

CCIM – Certified Commercial Investment Candidate
CCRA – Central Carolina REALTORS® Association
SCRA – South Carolina REALTORS® Association
NAR – National Association of REALTORS®
SIOR – Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®


Service Lines
Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation
Property Type

My Team

Featured Research
Nov 2, 2020
2020 Q3 Industrial South Carolina Report
Pandemic shopping trends boost South Carolina industrial demand- During the third quarter of 2020, the market absorbed 1.95 million square feet.
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Oct 9, 2020
2020 Q3 Industrial Columbia Report
Columbia industrial is in a “space race”-Over the next year, construction activity is predicted to increase considerably in order to keep up with market demand.
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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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Featured News
Jan 15, 2021
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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Jan 11, 2021
Colliers facilitates lease for Home Depot at Magnus Development’s Midway Logistics VI in Lexington County Industrial Park
Columbia, SC – Colliers International | South Carolina announces that Home Depot has signed a 68,040-square-foot lease at Midway Logistics VI.
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Jan 7, 2021
Collett Industrial announces 196,560 SF speculative industrial development in Carolina Pines Industrial Park
Columbia, SC – Collett Industrial announces that they will be developing a 196,560-square-foot industrial building in the Carolina Pines Industrial Park in Blythewood, SC.
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Dec 15, 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.
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