Boone, McCurdy Move to Colliers Industrial Team

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Bolstering Capability in the Fast-Growing Philadelphia Industrial Logistics Sector

November 23, 2020 [Philadelphia, PA] – Colliers International in Philadelphia is pleased to announce the addition of two new recruits bolstering its industrial division. Brad Boone and Brian McCurdy have joined the Colliers Industrial team.

“Our ever-growing industrial team continues to build in order to meet the rapid expansion and continued growth of the industrial and logistics sector. We welcome both Brad and Brian - each highly capable, distinguished professionals of the Philadelphia urban logistics market who reflect the collaborative and enterprising culture of our organization.” cited Doug Sayer, President and CEO of Colliers in the Philadelphia region. 

Former co-leaders of JLL Philadelphia’s urban industrial brokerage practice, Brad and Brian are recognized market leaders in the space. While with JLL, the two created a 48% market share of Class A industrial development in the City of Philadelphia with 2.5 million square feet of development projects. Brian and Brad advised Transwestern Development Company on its development “Philadelphia Logistics Center” (3025 Meeting House Road) the first Class A logistics facility delivered on a speculative basis in the City of Philadelphia in 40 years.

We are very pleased to have two experienced and talented professionals join our team. Brad and Brian bring a broad depth of experience in landlord and tenant representation to our already seasoned industrial team.” shared Tim Pulte, Senior Executive Vice President responsible for the recruitment and management of Colliers’ brokerage talent in the Greater Philadelphia region. 

Brad has a history of public/private sector experience within the City of Philadelphia. As a former VP of Marketing and Business Development with the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) he spent four years cultivating relationships with manufacturing and industrial firms, utilizing the company’s real estate holdings and lending products to attract new companies to the City. 

“I’m excited to join the Colliers team and collaborate with my new colleagues in growing Colliers’ relationships with national and global investors, developers, and tenants in the urban and suburban Philadelphia industrial and logistics marketplace.” offered Brad.

Brian has over 15 years of experience in commercial real estate, with time spent at both Cresa and Trammell Crow. He is regarded for his specialized skill in investment analysis, identifying value-add and ground up development opportunities for developer and investor clients as well as market justification of acquisition costs, lease-up underwriting and investment exit strategies. Brian was the broker lead on the first speculative industrial development project in Philadelphia in over 30 years, leading the wave of projects we see today. 

“Colliers has a very strong industrial brokerage practice in Philadelphia and nationally. I look forward to bringing our skill sets and relationships to the Colliers team. Most importantly, our clients will benefit greatly from our access to a wealth of knowledge and capabilities at one of the strongest industrial brokerage firms globally.” offered Brian.

Brad is a Temple University Fox School of Business alum and received his MBA from Cornell University. Management. He has served on both the City of Philadelphia Refinery Advisory Group and the Mayor’s Manufacturing Task Force, as well as serving as Board Member to Awbury Arboretum. Brian is a graduate of the University of Scranton’s Kania School of Management and a St. Joe’s Preparatory School alum.
 

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