Connect Media recently announced the Phoenix and Southwest winners of their 2021 Annual Top Broker Awards. Based on more than 500 nominations received, Connect Media recognized 101 leading commercial real estate brokers, or teams of brokers, in property sales or leasing. In selecting the winners, Connect Media considered 2020 total dollar value for investment sales, total square footage for leasing deals, and the total number of transactions. Ten national winners covering the U.S. were selected, including Plaza Companies.
Plaza Companies Recognized as Top Broker 2021 – Phoenix & Southwest
Perry Gabuzzi, Director, Brokerage Services, Margaret Lloyd, Senior Vice President Brokerage Services, and Bill Cook, Senior Vice President Brokerage Services were recognized as the winners of the Top Broker 2021 Award as part of the Brokerage Team for Plaza Companies.
The Gabuzzi/Lloyd/Cook team completed more than 100 separate transactions that represented 380,000 rentable square feet and $60 million in new lease considerations despite the challenging market conditions as a result of COVID-19 contributing to a significant impact on the overall marketplace. One notable transaction that was recognized by Connect Media was the repositioning of Park Central Mall into a mix-used office park in midtown Phoenix, a redevelopment that is reshaping the overall real estate landscape in our urban core.
The Plaza Companies team completed numerous leases at Park Central including deals with Gainshare Inc. (15,000 RSF), District Medical Group (58,000 RSF), and Bridgestone (12,000 RSF), representing some of the largest transactions in central Phoenix during the pandemic. The team was able to position the project to show the many long-term benefits of the live-work-play property, appealing to the long-term strategies for these companies.
Plaza Companies Contributes to the Growth in the Medical and Bioscience Sectors
In addition to the numerous leases at Park Central, Plaza Companies contributed to the growth of the medical and bioscience sectors leading the medical office brokerage marketplace. The medical offices that were leased included both on-campus and off-campus opportunities. The team’s main focus was ensuring the adaptability of the medical office product in the evolving healthcare landscape.
Lastly, the Plaza team’s tenant representation business grew with several transactions, with practices and companies such as Serenity TMS, Center for Neurology and Spine, Pinnacle Vein and Vascular Center, Valley Surgical Clinics. and Clear Title Agency of Arizona.
Plaza Companies Specializes in Commercial Properties
With almost 40 years of experience, Plaza Companies has helped develop, lease, acquire, and manage hundreds of commercial properties across the southwest. We are recognized for our excellence and commitment due to our dedication to the creation, growth, and sustainability of our projects, tenants, residents, and partners. We provide investors with access to first-class properties to create valuable additions to their portfolios. Our extensive experience in brokerage services can help ensure you make the best investment possible. Contact us today and learn how Plaza Companies can help maximize your investments in commercial real estate.