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CORFAC EXPANDS GLOBAL NETWORK WITH NEW AFFILIATE IN INDIA

CORFAC is pleased to announce RPZ/CORFAC International in New Delhi, India, is the newest affiliate to join our growing global network. RPZ is the second firm to join CORFAC in 2022, building on last year’s momentum of adding six new locations to the network. The network now has more than 70 offices worldwide.

RPZ’s Managing Director Pankaz Jaiin has more than 23 years of commercial real estate experience in India. RPZ is a newly formed real estate company located in New Delhi that serves the national capital region in addition to the adjacent suburbs of Gurugram and Noida. The firm offers a wide range of brokerage services, including office and retail leasing, investment advisory, and luxury residential.

“It’s my pleasure to welcome our newest member RPZ to CORFAC,” said 2022 President Mason Capitani, SIOR, of L. Mason Capitani/CORFAC International in Detroit, Michigan. “RPZ brings a great deal of office, retail, and investment expertise to the network in the very active New Delhi market. We are thrilled to be expanding our footprint in India and look forward to future opportunities to work together.”

“India is a constantly growing global office destination,” said Jaiin. “Joining CORFAC allows us to serve multinational clients with international standards of service. We are pleased to be part of a truly global commercial real estate organization that offers top-level service to its clients and a high-quality environment to its affiliate members.”
RPZ has 15 commercial real estate sales professionals and two full-time administrative staff members. “We look forward to learning from the vast experience of the international affiliates in the network, opportunities to collaborate and serve the clients across the globe, and to contribute to the joint success as we all grow in the future,” Jaiin added.

Please welcome the RPZ team to the network by reaching out to Pankaz at Pankaz.Jaiin@rpz9.com. Visit RPZ’s website and LinkedIn profile to learn more about the firm.

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CORFAC International is pleased to announce our newest global affiliate, CDL Marketing and Sports S.A./CORFAC International in San Jose, Costa Rica, has joined our growing network. CDL Marketing was the sixth firm to join CORFAC in 2021, building on 2020’s momentum of adding four new firms to the network.

“It’s my pleasure to welcome our newest member CDL Marketing to CORFAC,” said 2022 President Mason Capitani, SIOR, of L. Mason Capitani/CORFAC International in Detroit, Michigan. “CDL brings a great deal of industrial and office real estate research and brokerage experience to the network in a growing global market. We are thrilled to have them on board and look forward to doing business together,” Capitani added.

Founded by President and CEO Francisco Navarro (pictured), CDL specializes in industrial, office and retail research and brokerage. With roots in the Costa Rica commercial real estate realm since 2016, the company also specializes in appraisal and project management.

“At CDL Marketing we know the importance and value of professional networking and international connections. We actively searched for a partnership for months and when we met CORFAC and a couple of the affiliated offices, we knew we found the right option,” said Navarro. “In our globalized world, being a member of CORFAC International will differentiate us from local competitors and help us compete with traditional multinational real estate offices.”

CDL’s 11-person team is one of the most active independent brokerage firms in Costa Rica. The market is driven by foreign direct investors, multinational companies and a highly qualified labor market, Navarro said. “This situation has created a sophisticated real estate market that is continuously improving.”

Navarro has more than 15 years of experience in real estate, including a senior role at Colliers International, and holds a PhD in Marketing from Universidad de Chile.

Visit CDL Marketing’s website to learn more about the firm.

In addition to our day jobs in commercial real estate, we’ve been busy in the community these past few months! We are proud to be part of an organization of generous individuals who also give back and are involved in their local communities throughout the United States and around the world. For every like & share of this post on our social media channels, CORFAC International will donate $1 to the American Red Cross. #corfaccares

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CORFAC is pleased to announce Tenant Advisors, Inc./CORFAC International in Schaumburg, Illinois, is the newest affiliate to join our growing global network. Tenant Advisors is the fifth firm to join CORFAC this year, building on 2020’s momentum of adding four new firms to the network.  

“It’s my pleasure to welcome our newest member Tenant Advisors to CORFAC,” said President Joe Latina of Patterson-Woods Commercial Properties/CORFAC International in Wilmington, Delaware. “Tenant Advisors brings an exceptional level of service and office tenant representation experience to the network. We are thrilled to have them on board and look forward to doing business together,” Latina added.

Founded by Partners Tom Koelzer and Dave Ven Horst, Tenant Advisors specializes exclusively in office tenant representation in the Chicago downtown and suburban submarkets. The two have more than 64 years of combined experience in commercial real estate with more than 1,300 closed lease and sales transactions. 

“We joined CORFAC International for access to top-notch commercial real estate tools, national and international providers, business networking, and industry events,” Koelzer said. 

Tenant Advisors has six full-time agents and is one of the most active exclusive tenant representation firms by deal volume in the Chicago suburban market. “Tenant Advisors gives Chicago-area office tenants a powerful advocate and a voice during lease negotiations through expert representation and unparalleled industry knowledge,” said Ven Horst. 

Koelzer attended the University of Michigan and graduated with a degree in Business Administration. Ven Horst attended the University of Illinois and graduated with a degree in Accountancy and received his CPA designation. Both have been working in commercial real estate since 1986 prior to founding Tenant Advisors in 2004.

Patterson-Woods Principals, Joseph Latina, Greg Ellis, CCIM, and Bart Mackey, and associates Tyler Foresta and Kyle McLaughlin, recently traveled to Chicago, Illinois for the CORFAC International Fall Summit.

The four-day event included educational sessions focusing on the global real estate market, deal-making sessions, and networking opportunities with other member firms.

Notable speakers included:

  • Scott Goodman, Founding Principal, and Morgan Malone, Director of Development at Fairpoint Development in Chicago, IL
  • Zeb McLaurin, CEO of McLaurin Development Partners in Chicago, IL
  • Tyler Sheppmann, Senior Vice President of Investor Relations at Dermody Properties in Chicago
  • Obi Wallie, President of Dealius in New York, NY

​In addition to the education sessions, CORFAC members could enjoy local tours including a bike tour of the city, a river architecture boat tour, the Art Institute of Chicago, and shopping on Michigan Avenue’s legendary Magnificent Mile.

CORFAC conferences take place twice and year and rotate locations around the United States and the world. Founded in 1989, CORFAC has 70 offices in the U.S., Canada and international markets, including Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Philippines, Romania, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Thailand and United Kingdom. The next CORFAC conference will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada in March 2022. For more information on CORFAC, please visit www.corfac.com

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CORFAC is pleased to announce CSA Realty Group/CORFAC International in Austin, Texas, is the newest affiliate to join our growing global network. CSA Realty is the fourth firm to join CORFAC this year, building on 2020’s momentum of adding four new firms to the network.

“On behalf of everyone in the CORFAC network, I’m thrilled to welcome our newest member CSA Realty Group in Austin, Texas,” said CORFAC President Joe Latina of Patterson-Woods Commercial Properties/CORFAC International in Wilmington, Delaware.

“CSA Realty brings more than three decades of unmatched commercial real estate experience to the network in one of the most active markets in the country. Their strong track record in industrial, office and retail leasing combined with their impeccable reputation for servicing clients adds value for everyone in the CORFAC family. We look forward to doing business with them,” Latina added.

Founded in 1987 by veteran broker Juan Creixell and a partner, Juan’s son Andrew Creixell, CCIM, SIOR, joined CSA Realty in 1999. The following year the Creixells bought out the partner to gain full ownership of CSA.

With an extensive history of serving clients in the Central Texas market, CSA has weathered many economic storms and continues to grow. The firm’s 8 full-time brokers specialize in industrial, office and retail brokerage as well as investment and property management. “We take pride in being the best prepared and most knowledgeable brokers in the market,” said CSA Principal Andrew Creixell.

“We believe that CORFAC will bring us the vehicle to represent our clients nationwide and that we will be the right group to assist other CORFAC firms with deals here in Central Texas,” Creixell added. “As new members of the network, we are excited to share best practices and learn from some of the best brokers in the business.”

Over the years, CSA has won many awards for their dedication to Austin and the local commercial real estate community, including a deal of the year award for the redevelopment of Austin’s infamous Cinema West Theater on South Congress into high-tech office space.

The firm is also active in both SIOR and CCIM, with Andrew Creixell currently serving as Vice President of Austin’s SIOR Chapter.

Please welcome the CSA Realty Group team to the network by reaching out to Principal Andrew Creixell at andrew@csarealtygroup.com. Visit CSA Realty Group/CORFAC International’s website to learn more.

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CORFAC is pleased to announce Dickson Commercial Group/CORFAC Internationalin Reno, Nevada, is the newest affiliate to join our growing global network. DCG is the third firm to join CORFAC this year, building on 2020’s momentum of adding four new firms to the network.  

“CORFAC is pleased to announce the addition of Dickson Commercial Group/CORFAC International in Reno,” said CORFAC 2021 President Joe Latina of Patterson-Woods Commercial Properties/CORFAC International in Wilmington, Delaware. 

“This top-level brokerage elevates CORFAC’s ability to serve the very active Northern Nevada market. Their strong ties in the industry, extensive experience and reputation for outstanding client service is an asset for everyone in the CORFAC family. We all look forward to working with the DCG team,” Latina added.

Founded in 2014, DCG is a locally owned and operated full-service commercial real estate firm with ties in Northern Nevada spanning 40 years. The largest commercial real estate brokerage in Northern Nevada, DCG has 25 brokers across all disciplines of commercial real estate and 13 administrative staff. Principals include Scott Shanks, SIOR, Dominic Brunetti, CCIM, Tom Fennell, CCIM, and Harvey Fennell, CPA.

“We are looking forward to joining the CORFAC network this year and to the resources and access that CORFAC will give DCG’s brokers and our clients across the country,” said Principal Scott Shanks.

Principal Tom Fennell added, “From our first meeting it was clear that the network aligns well with our firm’s culture and we are extremely excited to be a part of the growing global network.” 

DCG provides local, national and international clients a full array of commercial real estate services, including industrial, office, retail, multifamily, student housing, land acquisition, and investment sales. DCG also offers the full spectrum of commercial services from property management and construction management to investment underwriting and feasibility studies.

The firm is active in a range of industry organizations, including SIOR, CCIM, ICSC, NAIOP, the Northern Nevada Builders Association and the Economic Development Agency of Nevada of Western Nevada (EDAWN). 

Please welcome the DCG team to the network by reaching out to Principal Scott Shanks, SIOR, at sshanks@dicksoncg.com. Visit DCG’s website to learn more.

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CORFAC is pleased to announce Lyons Industrial Properties/CORFAC Internationalin Greenville/Spartanburg, South Carolina, is the newest affiliate to join our growing global network. Lyons Industrial is the second firm to join CORFAC this year, building on 2020’s momentum of adding four new firms to the network.  

“CORFAC International is thrilled to announce that a top-notch industrial affiliate has joined the network,” said CORFAC President Joe Latina of Patterson-Woods Commercial Properties/CORFAC International in Wilmington, Delaware. “Having this highly skilled, service-oriented industrial firm in one of the most active markets in the country offers a great opportunity for all CORFAC members’ clients. We are very pleased to welcome Lyons to the CORFAC family.”

Established in 1999 by President Bobby Lyons, CCIM, SIOR, the firm has concentrated on serving clients in the industrial brokerage, investment, and development sectors as well as through their real estate auction division. With their primary office based in Spartanburg, SC, Lyons Industrial Properties serves the entire metropolitan area, including Cherokee, Anderson and Greenville counties, and the surrounding upstate area. Lyons Industrial is excited to expand with a second office in Greenville this summer to better serve the Anderson and Greenville markets.

“We are very excited about our recent partnership with CORFAC International,” Bobby Lyons said. “The global CORFAC network will allow us to better serve our valued clients by being able to work collaboratively with members in other markets both nationally and internationally. This partnership will create a resource of individuals and tools that will further our mission to be the leader in the industrial real estate brokerage industry in South Carolina.”

The firm is currently active in the prestigious Society of Office and Industrial Realtors (SIOR) and the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) networks and also the National Auctioneers Association (NAA).  In addition, Lyons founded and manages the Spartanburg Industrial Business Development Group, an industrial leads networking group affiliated with the Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce.  Bobby is also very active in the Rotary Club of Downtown Spartanburg where he has held the position of Program Chairman for over 8 years.

Bobby Lyons is a graduate of Clemson University where he earned a degree in Civil Engineering in 1990.  Bobby has been married for 28 years to the former Nikki Hamrick of Gaffney, SC and they have 6 children ages 23 to 10 years old.  Luke Lyons, his oldest, joined the firm in 2020 after graduating from Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio with a degree in Business Management.  

Please welcome the Lyons Industrial Properties team to the CORFAC network by contacting President Bobby Lyons (bobby@lyonsindustrial.com), Vice President of Brokerage Services Luke Lyons (luke@lyonsindustrial.com) and Brokerage Associates, Joe Lomady (joe@lyonsindustrial.com) and Chris Hober (chris@lyonsindustrial.com). 

Please visit Lyons Industrial Properties’ website and watch their corporate video to learn more about this growing company.

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CORFAC is pleased to announce Tan, Frankum & Associates/CORFAC Internationalin Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines, is the first firm to join our growing global network in 2021. With the addition of TFA, CORFAC now has a presence in 18 countries around the world.

“CORFAC International is thrilled to welcome TFA in the Philippines to the network,” said CORFAC President Joe Latina of Patterson-Woods Commercial Properties/CORFAC International in Wilmington, Delaware. “Having this highly skilled real estate firm join us, particularly as CORFAC continues to expand in the Asia-Pacific market, offers a great opportunity for all CORFAC members and their clients.”

TFA was established in 2011 by Trent Frankum, CCIM, and Jenny Tan, and is licensed to operate throughout the Philippines. Ten Tolentino, the firm’s third partner, joined in 2013. The firm has grown to include 15 full-time employees with more hires coming soon.

TFA offers full-service commercial real estate brokerage and consultancy business lines with specialization in tenant representation, landlord representation, acquisitions, dispositions and research.

“Since the establishment of TFA in 2011, we’ve constantly looked to improve and broaden our service offerings, and we feel that CORFAC is an integral piece to taking the next step in becoming a full service, commercial real estate solutions provider for our multinational clients as well as our Philippines-based clients with property interests both locally and abroad,” said Frankum. “The way that CORFAC has embraced us as partners even in the early stages, is the way that we aim to serve our clients as well as CORFAC in return — with the highest level of professionalism, integrity and knowledge of the real estate services practice.”

TFA combines in-depth market knowledge and a vast network of relationships to produce value-driven results for their clients. The firm prides itself on its hands-on, boutique approach to commercial real estate, which ensures that only senior-level experts work to meet the clients’ requirements.

For more information on TFA, visit www.tfa.ph.