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Columbia Business Monthly

NAI Columbia Launches New Partnership

Jan 17, 2019 10:59AM

NAI Columbia, a full service commercial real estate firm, officially launched on January 1, 2019. The new company is a partnership with NAI Earle Furman (Greenville, SC) and eight local principals, all of whom were senior brokers with NAI Avant, which has served the midlands market for over fifty years. The new firm will build on the foundation and history of NAI Avant by adding new technology, tools, and personnel to preserve and grow the group’s position as a top firm in the region.

The new local partners are all seasoned Commercial Real Estate Brokers that have a combined 192 years of experience in the business. They are as follows: Peyton Bryant; Patrick Chambers; Jeff Hein, SIOR; Ben Kelly, CCIM; Cam Kreps; Tom Milliken; Tombo Milliken; Patrick Palmer, CCIM.

NAI Columbia is based in Columbia, South Carolina and will continue to deliver superior service and performance for its commercial real estate clients. The team will build on its continued success, using experience and quality research to deliver positive results to its new and existing clients. “Our team is accomplished and confident. Every member is important to our overall success. As part of an entrepreneurial local firm with global connections, our network allows us to react quickly on all levels.” says Peyton Bryant.

“We are thrilled to have a partnership in Columbia. The strategic alliance between NAI Columbia and NAI Earle Furman will mutually benefit both firms with additional expertise, shared support and increased resources. This unique opportunity allows our firms to build on over 50 years of success in the midlands," stated Jon Good, CEO for NAI Earle Furman.

NAI Columbia is 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 over 7,000 local market professionals, managing over 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.