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HFF Orlando awarded NAIOP Best of the Best and CoStar Power Broker awards


ORLANDO, FL – March 9, 2016 – Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announced today that it has been recognized by NAIOP’s Central Florida Chapter in its Best of the Best 2015 Commercial Real Estate Awards program and by CoStar in its annual Power Brokers Awards.

HFF was awarded three awards in NAIOP’s annual awards program held on March 3rd at The Alfond Inn in Winter Park, Florida: 2015 Broker of the Year in Investment – Retail 1st place and 2nd place (Whitaker Leonhardt) and 2015 Broker of the Year Investment – Special Use 1st place (Michael Weinberg). 

The NAIOP Central Florida Chapter has been hosting the annual Best of the Best awards ceremony, honoring the best deals and dealmakers in the region, since the 1990’s.  Winners are selected based on submitted volume allocated to each broker, certified by the managing broker of that company and reviewed by an independent panel for accuracy.   

Additionally, HFF was awarded CoStar Power Brokers Awards for Top Sales Firms and Top Sales Brokers in Orlando (Whitaker Leonhardt and Michael Weinberg). 

The Power Brokers Awards, now in its 15th year, recognize the top commercial real estate brokerage firms and brokers in more than 90 markets across the U.S. and Toronto, Canada.  CoStar’s research team verifies and records commercial real estate sales and lease transactions.  From that information, CoStar presents the CoStar Power Broker Awards to a select number of brokerage firms and individual brokers that closed the highest overall transaction volumes in commercial property sales and leases in each market in a given year.

NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is the leading organization for developers, owners and investors of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate.  NAIOP comprises 18,000+ members and provides strong advocacy, education and business opportunities through a powerful North American network.

About CoStar Group
CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP) is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces.  Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information.  Its suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availabilities. LoopNet is the most heavily trafficked commercial real estate marketplace online with more than 10 million registered members., and form the premier online apartment resource for renters seeking great apartment homes and provide property managers and owners a proven platform for marketing their properties. Through an exclusive partnership with Move, a subsidiary of News Corporation, is the exclusive provider of apartment community listings across Move’s family of websites, which include®, and  CoStar Group’s websites attracted an average of more than 22 million unique monthly visitors in aggregate throughout 2015.  Headquartered in Washington, D.C., CoStar maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe and Toronto with a staff of approximately 2,600 worldwide, including the industry's largest professional research organization. For more information, visit

About HFF
HFF and HFFS (HFF Securities L.P.) are owned by HFF, Inc. (NYSE: HF).  HFF operates out of 22 offices nationwide and is a leading provider of commercial real estate and capital markets services to the U.S. commercial real estate industry. HFF together with its affiliate HFFS offer clients a fully integrated national capital markets platform including debt placement, investment sales, equity placement, advisory services, loan sales and commercial loan servicing.  For more information please visit or follow HFF on Twitter @HFF.



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