Industry leader becomes Principal, will focus on core specialty
DALLAS, TX, April 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Brock Wilson, Avison Young Principal and Managing Director of the company's Dallas office, announced today that leading commercial real estate broker Jackson Myers has joined Avison Young's brokerage operations in Dallas.
Effective immediately, Myers joins Avison Young as a Principal based in the firm's Dallas office. He will continue to focus on his specialty of fulfilling clients' location requirements for call centers, data centers and headquarters while providing advisory services related to locating educational campuses. He was most recently with Jones Lang LaSalle in Dallas.
"Jackson brings a high level of call-center and data-center expertise to Avison Young's Texas operations. Dallas/Fort Worth and the rest of Texas have a high concentration of call centers and data centers, and Jackson recognized the opportunity to service those clients effectively as a Principal at Avison Young," comments Wilson. "His entrepreneurial attitude and assertive, client-centric approach will enhance our growth in Texas."
With 12 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, Myers primarily assists call-center outsourcers, telecommunication providers, healthcare service providers and financial entities, while engaging in other real estate industry initiatives. Prior to joining Avison Young, he served as a senior broker within Jones Lang LaSalle's mission critical location solutions group. Before that, he was a Vice-President for the former Trammell Crow Company in its location strategy group.
For many years, Myers has been recognized by the CoStar Group as a Power Broker. He is a member of the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals, Industrial Management Council, SOCAP, CoreNet, APSCU and other leading real estate organizations.
Myers holds bachelors degrees in economics and public policy from Southern Methodist University. He has also studied within SMU's masters of economics program.
"Avison Young is able to provide me with a platform built on intelligence and uncompromising entrepreneurial spirit. I am especially impressed with the firm's dedication to enhancing its service offerings to call-center and data-center clients in Dallas and other Texan and North American markets," says Myers. "I appreciate the opportunity to participate in the continuing growth of this market niche and the company as a whole. I'm eager to share my knowledge with other professionals in Dallas and across Avison Young's network of offices. I also look forward to benefitting, and learning, from the company's collaborative culture and its commitment to providing outstanding service to call-center and data-center owners and users."
Over the past three years, Avison Young has grown from 11 to 29 offices and from 300 to more than 900 real estate professionals across Canada and the U.S.
In February, Avison Young was named a winner of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies program for 2011, sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post and Queen's School of Business.
Founded in 1978, Avison Young is Canada's largest independently-owned commercial real estate services company. Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Avison Young is also the largest Canadian-owned, principal-managed commercial real estate brokerage firm in North America. Comprising more than 900 real estate professionals in 29 offices across Canada and the U.S., the full-service commercial real estate company provides value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management, financing and mortgage placement services to owners and occupiers of office, retail, industrial and multi-residential properties.
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Brock Wilson, Principal and Managing Director, Dallas, Avison Young: (214) 451-6903
Jackson Myers Principal, Avison Young: (214) 451-6906, cell: (214) 264-2955
Earl Webb, President, U.S. Operations, Avison Young: (847) 881-2237
Mark Rose, Chair and CEO, Avison Young: (416) 673-4028
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