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Grubb & Ellis forms alliance.



Grubb & Ellis announced that it has agreed to align align (līn),
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 with a Canadian commercial real estate services firms, Avison Young.

The two companies have agreed to a strategic alliance designed to provide their clients with a single point of contact, an expanded menu of services throughout North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. , and a larger global market presence through Grubb & Ellis' alliance with the international real estate firm, Knight Frank. Knight Frank has offices throughout Europe, Africa, and Asia Pacific.

The three firms will now integrate more than 8,000 professionals in 30 countries.

Grubb & Ellis CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  Barry Barovick said that with its well-established offices in all six of Canada's major real estate markets, Avison Young brings "expertise in every major real estate sector, but just as important a strategic locational strength in Canada, and a full-service integrated real estate services philosophy that is fully aligned with that of both Grubb & Ellis and Knight Frank."

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 their worldwide real estate needs to a single entity," said Mark Fieder, president of Avison Young Ontario. "Our alliance positions Avison Young to serve as a true gateway for real estate decision makers, including our clients in Canada who are expanding into North America and overseas, and global companies looking to our country to play a role in their own expansion goals."

"Canada is an important market, as well as a North American North American

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, for many international companies," said John Martin, senior partner at Knight Frank. "Avison Young's partnership with Grubb & Ellis will help us respond of growing international demand for access to the Canadian market."

Ray O'Keefe, Grubb & Ellis' director of international operations Internal Operations (I.O., IO or I/O) is a fictional American Intelligence Agency in Wildstorm comics. It was originally called International Operations. I.O. first appeared in WildC.A.T.S. volume 1 #1 (August, 1992) and was created by Brandon Choi and Jim Lee. , said that his company intends to add even more scope to the overall global reach provided by the new partnership between Grubb & Ellis and Avison Young, "under a similar arrangement with strong South American service providers." Conversations along those lines are already underway.

"Our mutual integrated services In computer networking, IntServ or integrated services is an architecture that specifies the elements to guarantee quality of service (QoS) on networks. IntServ can for example be used to allow video and sound to reach the receiver without interruption.  approach, offering clients transaction, management and consulting resources, is opening new doors all over the world," O'Keefe stated. "We have found that while our transaction expertise and market intelligence will always be the primary differentiation for all of our firms, more and more companies are demanding a seamless full service approach."
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Date:Sep 18, 2002
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