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NAI Avant Charleston Office Becomes New Firm: NAI Charleston


NAI Avant Charleston Office Becomes New Firm: NAI Charleston

New York City – 10/17/2017 – Four (4) Senior Brokers of NAI Avant, an office of one of the largest, global commercial real estate firms, NAI Global, announced the formation of a new venture as NAI Charleston. After operating for seven years as the Charleston office of NAI Avant, Thomas Boulware, Dexter Rumsey, David Ingle and David Grubbs purchased the independent NAI Charleston firm with the goal of restructuring the office and rebranding its commercial offerings for the region’s burgeoning real estate market.


According to NAI Charleston’s broker-in-charge, Thomas Boulware, “This new business venture reflects our dedication to evolve with the rapidly expanding Charleston market. We envision NAI Charleston as a collaborative launch pad for the new generation of commercial real estate opportunities that are quickly taking shape in this region. We are excited about moving into our new building, growing our team, and deepening our footprint in the market.”


“Continuing our presence in the Charleston MSA by adding this Office as a new Firm to the NAI map has allowed us to combine in-market strengths and form a powerful bond of insights and execution to address clients’ local and multi-market challenges globally,” said Jay Olshonsky, FRICS, SIOR, President of NAI Global. “We are delighted to welcome the new and experienced leadership of the NAI Charleston team to represent this vital market for NAI Global.”


NAI Charleston is a full-service commercial real estate firm of local industry experts who have served the Lowcountry for as long as 25 years, and who are market leaders in the industrial, retail, office and land sectors. NAI Charleston’s brokers have consistently ranked among the region’s top producers and have been recognized by the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors (CTAR) for their outstanding achievements.


David Grubbs, former NAI Avant broker-in-charge for the Charleston office, commented: “We have worked diligently for the last seven years to expand both the production and staff of the Charleston office, and we are grateful to NAI Avant for enabling us to embark on this new journey. We see great things ahead for NAI Charleston and its clients.”


About NAI Charleston

NAI Charleston is an Office of the leading owner-operated commercial real estate network, NAI Global, which has more than 400 offices and 7,000 market professionals in North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific.

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About NAI Global

NAI Global is a leading global commercial real estate brokerage firm. NAI Global offices are leaders in their local markets and work in unison to provide clients with exceptional solutions to their commercial real estate needs. NAI Global has more than 400 offices strategically located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific, with over 7,000 local market professionals, managing in excess of over 425 million square feet of property.  Annually, NAI Global completes in excess of $20 billion in commercial real estate transactions throughout the world.


NAI Global was acquired in 2012 by C-III Capital Partners, a commercial real estate services company engaged in a broad range of activities, including primary and special loan servicing, loan origination, fund management, CDO management, principal investment, title services and multifamily property management.


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