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NAI Forming New Partnership In Columbia Commercial Real Estate Market

Oct 23, 2018 10:22AM ● By Kathleen Maris
NAI Earle Furman (Greenville, S.C.) and senior brokers from NAI Avant (Columbia, S.C.) are entering into a new partnership that will mutually benefit both firms with increased manpower, shared support, and additional resources. The joint venture creates a unique opportunity to best serve clients throughout the Midlands and Upstate with an energized focus on collaboration.  As an integrated team, this alliance grants both firms a larger platform to positively impact the growing market.

“As a firm, NAI Earle Furman has always prided itself on a progressive culture fueled by an entrepreneurial spirit, mentoring, and collective success. We encourage an environment where individuals who work hard and support each other are rewarded. We are excited to align with another firm that shares our goal of prosperity through teamwork,” stated Jon Good, CEO for NAI Earle Furman.

Founded by J. Earle Furman in 1986, NAI Earle Furman has become the leading full service commercial real estate brokerage firm in the Upstate of South Carolina specializing in the office, industrial, investment, multi-family, and retail sectors. The firm offers a wide range of services including sales, leasing, development, site selection, consulting, and property management. NAI Earle Furman has offices located in Greenville, Spartanburg, and Anderson, S.C. and Greensboro and Burlington, N.C. As part of an innovative local firm with global connections, NAI Earle Furman’s brokers and employees utilize creative strategies and inspired marketing campaigns to gain remarkable results for their clients.

Since 1966, NAI Avant has excelled in delivering superior service and performance for its commercial real estate clients. Based in Columbia, NAI Avant’s brokerage, property management, development, and consulting professionals strive to meet the specific needs of each client. The team works efficiently and is resourceful in delivering a proven formula for success - from single transactions to coordinating the delivery of multiple services over broad geographic areas.  

“Earle Furman and I have worked together for over 40 years and we have seen many changes in our region’s commercial real estate industry. I couldn’t be happier to know that the legacy of NAI Avant will continue to grow as part of this new collaborative partnership,” said Dan Avant, Chairman of NAI Avant.

Both firms are affiliated with the New American International (NAI) Global Network that has more than 400 offices strategically located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, with more than 7,000 local market professionals, managing more than 425 million square feet of property. NAI Global is the single largest, most powerful global network of owner-operated commercial real estate brokerage firms. NAI Global Member firms, leaders in their local markets, are actively managed to work in unison and provide clients with exceptional solutions to their commercial real estate needs.