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Congratulations to our Power Broker Award Winners!

Every year CoStar Power Broker Awards celebrates the top CRE firms and brokers like you in the United States and Canada. Over the past 19 years, CoStar has recognized the industry leaders for their success in the commercial real estate market. Lee & Associates is proud to be named in markets across the country in every category! https://costarpowerbrokers.com/power-broker-award-winners/ Top Leasing Firms Atlanta Charleston Chicago Dallas/Ft. Worth East Bay/Oakland Houston Inland Empire Los Angeles New York City…

MonthLEE Featured Transactions: February 2019

Lee & Associates Illinois Negotiates 134,852 SF Industrial Lease in Bedford Park (Bedford Park, IL) – Lee & Associates, the largest broker-owned commercial real estate firm in North America, has closed a lease transaction for a 134,852-square-foot industrial space located at 5025 W. 73rd Street, Suite A in Bedford Park, Ill. Jeff Janda, SIOR and Brian Vanosky, Principals of Lee & Associates’ Illinois office, represented the owner, GLP. Pete Roberson, Scott Brandwein and Jake Ehrenberg…

Lee & Associates Expands into North Carolina

RALEIGH, North Carolina, November 20, 2018 —Lee & Associates, the largest broker-owned commercial real estate firm in North America, has announced the opening of its first office in the state of North Carolina. Lee & Associates Raleigh Durham will be headed by Moss Withers, SIOR, MBA and Karah Jennings, veterans of the Southeast and North Carolina commercial real estate markets. “As we remain focused on our expansion efforts in the Southeast, we are extremely excited to add this…

Manufacturing Is Alive and Well in Chicagoland

Recent manufacturing deals solidify the presence of two Euro-based corporations in America’s heartland. Impending trade restrictions and tariffs helped seal the deals, but it was the inherent strength of the Chicago metro industrial market that sealed the deals. Lee & Associates’ principal Jeff Janda, SIOR weighs in. CHICAGO–A college-educated workforce, a world-class airport and 12-hour driving access to virtually everywhere in the contiguous 48 states. Those features of the Chicago metro industrial market are simply part…

A Day in the Life of Lee & Associates CEO, Jeff Rinkov

  A Day in the Life of Lee & Associates CEO, Jeff Rinkov The CEO of Lee & Associates, Jeff Rinkov, sounds off on expansion plans, precision running, and the enduring appeal of a Seinfeld rerun. Written by Maya Rajamani About Lee & Associates Commercial Real Estate Services Lee & Associates  is a fully-integrated commercial real estate company with unrivaled capabilities and an unwavering dedication to integrity. Our business-minded brokers specialize in office, industrial, retail,…

Varjan Looking to Stir Things Up in Investment Sales Sector

Chris Varjan, a senior managing director at Lee & Associates NYC who was featured in Real Estate Weekly, was one of six executives hired earlier this summer to build an investment sales division that would compliment Lee & Associates legacy leasing business and a new residential division. Varjan Looking to Stir Things Up in Investment Sales Sector It was serendipitous that Lee & Associates was considering launching an investment sales arm when Varjan and his…

Consolidation is the New Normal in LA’s Uber-Competitive CRE Market

The force fueling consolidation in the commercial real estate industry has little to do with the current cycle. Now, something else is happening. The ultra competitive environment, coupled with new technology and more available capital, has pushed companies to scale up fast. That can be seen in the level of consolidation industry-wide, which has surpassed the 2007 record by more than 25 percent. Jeff Rinkov, CEO of Lee & Associates, said commercial real estate is…

Lee & Associates NYC Launches New Residential Division

Joel Herskowitz, COO of Lee & Associates NYC, was tapped to lead the New York’s office new residential service division. The residential team, which includes Adam Frisch, Brett Fischer, Damien Palacios and Michael Musco, is expected to expand to five to 10 agents by the end of the year. The division will handle leasing and sales, representing owners, landlords, sellers and developers. Managing the Recruiting Challenges by Doubling Down on Training Lee & Associates NYC,…

Prologis pays $49.3 million in its acquisition of 31 acres of undeveloped land in Torrance, CA

The San Francisco-based global real estate investment trust, Prologis, purchased the land from PBF Energy, which was represented by Michael Ma in the West LA office of Lee & Associates. Prologis spends $49M to acquire 31 acres of industrial land Prologis, a global real estate investment trust based in San Francisco, has paid $49.3 million to acquire 31 acres of undeveloped industrial land in Torrance. PBF Energy, a New Jersey-based petroleum refinery, sold the 1.4…