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Lee & Associates – North San Diego County honored with 2014 Costar Power Broker Award


Local Firm Selected by Commercial Real Estate’s Largest Research Organization

as One of the Top Leasing and Sales Firms in the Market


Carlsbad, Ca – April 20, 2015 – Lee & Associates – North San Diego County has been selected by CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP), the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, to receive a CoStar Power Broker TM Award.  This annual award recognizes the “best of the best” in commercial real estate brokerage by highlighting the firms and individual brokers who closed the highest transaction volumes in commercial property sales or leases in 2014 within their respective markets. 

With the largest professional research organization serving the commercial real estate industry, CoStar is uniquely positioned to identify the top firms and brokers in each market throughout the U.S. and Toronto, Canada.  All awards are based on transaction data maintained in CoStar's commercial real estate database, the largest independently researched database of commercial real estate property information available online.

Lee & Associates – North San Diego County qualified as one of the top commercial brokerage firms in San Diego County based on total leasing and sales transactions closed during the year.  In order to be selected for this honor, Lee & Associates – North San Diego County’s overall transaction volumes were evaluated by CoStar against other commercial real estate brokerage firms active in its region, and subsequently ranked among the top firms in the market.

Lee & Associates – North San Diego County’s significant transactions that closed in 2014 included:

  • Kohls, Stoughton, MA - $20 Million Sale
  • LA Fitness, Hayward, CA - $14.5 Million Sale
  • Flags at Mission, Oceanside, CA - $12.6 Million Sale
  • 1710-1730 E 17th St, Santa Ana, CA - $12.25 Million Sale
  • CVS, La Jolla, CA - $8.075 Million Sale
  • 950 & 955 Borra, Escondido, CA - $7.83 Million Sale


“We, at Lee & Associates – North San Diego County, are proud to have built a team known for their current market knowledge and respected for their work ethic. The accomplishments of our team in 2014, such as the 2014 Costar Power Broker Award, are emblematic of these key characteristics. We are honored to accept this award and are looking forward to another great year of success”, stated David Howard, president of Lee & Associates – North San Diego County.

“CoStar is proud to honor the individual brokers and firms who perform at the industry’s highest level each year,” said CoStar Group founder and CEO Andrew C. Florance.  “These industry leaders deserve to be recognized for their expertise, hard work and superior deal-making abilities. We extend our congratulations to this year’s winners on their exceptional sales and leasing success.”

The complete list of 2014 CoStar Power Broker Awards winners can be found at

About CoStar Group, Inc.

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. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availabilities. Through LoopNet, the Company operates the most heavily trafficked commercial real estate marketplace online with more than 9 million registered members. is a premier online apartment resource for renters that matches apartment seekers with great apartment homes and provides property managers and owners a proven platform for marketing their properties. CoStar operates websites that have over 19 million unique monthly visitors in aggregate during January 2015. Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar maintains offices throughout the U.S., in Europe and in Toronto, Canada with a staff of over 2,400 worldwide, including the industry's largest professional research organization. For more information, visit


About Lee & Associates

Celebrating more than 36 years of leadership excellence in commercial real estate, Lee & Associates is the largest broker-owned firm in the country with locations across the nation including California, Colorado, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, and Wisconsin. With 800 brokers nationwide, Lee & Associates provides a wide range of specialized commercial real estate services on a local, regional and national level. Additional information can be found at You can also follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.



04/20/2015 - 09:00


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