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Lee & Associates - North San Diego County Honored with 2015 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 – March 16, 2016 – 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 2015 within their respective markets. 

With the largest independently researched database of commercial real estate property information available online, CoStar can easily 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.

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 2015 included:

  • Sam’s Club | Hardee’s, Crestwood, MO - $25.4 Million Sale
  • HDT Global, Geneva, OH- $14.39 Million Sale
  • 24 Hour Fitness, La Mirada, CA - $13.9 Million Sale
  • 70 Acres | University Hills, Temecula, CA  -$12.5 Million Sale
  • 10th Ave and A St, San Diego, CA - $8.5 Million Sale
  • 3193 Lionshead, Carlsbad, CA - $8.16 Million Lease
  • Sizzler, Colma, CA - $8.1 Million Lease
  • 1305-1314 Simpson Way, Escondido, CA - $7.3 Million Sale
  • 161.3 Acres | French Valley, Temecula, CA = $7.0 Million Sale


“We have built an exemplary team of commercial real estate professionals known for their vast market knowledge and respected for their ethics. The accomplishments of our team in 2015, such as the Costar Power Broker Award, are emblematic of these key characteristics. We are honored to be selected as one of the top leasing and sales firms in the market in 2015 and look forward to another great year of success”, stated David Howard, president of Lee & Associates – North San Diego County.

 “With such an active year in commercial real estate, CoStar is proud to honor the individual brokers and firms who perform at the industry’s highest level,” 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 2015 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 37 years of leadership excellence in commercial real estate, Lee & Associates is the largest broker-owned firm in North America with locations across the U.S. and  Canada including California, Colorado, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Vancouver BC and Wisconsin. With more than 800 brokers nationwide, Lee & Associates provides a wide range of specialized commercial real estate services on a local, regional and national level. For the latest news from Lee & Associates, visit or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.


03/16/2016 - 05:00


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