NAIOP Recognizes Cassidy Turley with Six Awards at Nashville Gala

Published on February 27, 2012

NASHVILLE – Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., was recently recognized with six awards from NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, Nashville chapter.  Awards included Broker of the Year, Office Sale of the Year, Industrial Sale of the Year, Industrial Lease of the Year, Redevelopment of the Year and Industrial Development of the Year.

Each year the Awards Gala recognizes excellence in commercial real estate.  Crews Johnston III received the Broker of the Year Award for his work during 2011. Johnston was instrumental in more than half of the office investment sales that took place in Nashville including a portfolio sale of three office buildings in the airport submarket and leased more than 500,000 square feet of space.

Crews Johnston III and Perry Gooch were recognized with the Office Sale of the Year for their work representing Duke Realty in the sale of Lakeview I, II and III.  These buildings were part of a portfolio that also included two buildings in the Cincinnati market.  The 988,539 square foot portfolio sold for more than $97 million.

The team of David McGahren, Doug Howard and John Ward received the Industrial Lease of the Year for their involvement in the 518,000 square foot Griffin Technology lease.  The group represented the landlord at Interchange Distribution Center.  They also were recognized with the Industrial Sale of the Year for their part in selling a six building portfolio for $56.7 million for JP Morgan.

Another member of the Cassidy Turley team, Ronnie Wenzler, was recognized for his involvement in leasing two projects, The Sawtooth Building and AmeriPlex.  The properties received the Redevelopment of the Year Award and Industrial Development of the Year Award, respectively. 

“These awards represent the best of the best in Nashville commercial real estate,” explains Doug Brandon Regional Managing Principal for Cassidy Turley. “It was a great night for our team, and I am proud that we were recognized for all of our hard work on behalf of clients.  Cassidy Turley took home half of the awards last night, a tribute to our commitment to service excellence.”

NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is the leading organization for developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate. NAIOP comprises 15,500 members in North America. NAIOP advances responsible commercial real estate development and advocates for effective public policy. For more information, visit 

About Cassidy Turley
Cassidy Turley is a leading commercial real estate services provider with more than 3,400 professionals in more than 60 offices nationwide. The company represents a wide range of clients—from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, from local non-profits to major institutions. The firm completed transactions valued at $18 billion in 2010, manages 455 million square feet on behalf of private, institutional and corporate clients and supports more than 25,000 domestic corporate services locations. Cassidy Turley serves owners, investors and occupiers with a full spectrum of integrated commercial real estate services—including capital markets, tenant representation, corporate services, project leasing, property management, project and development services, and research and consulting. In 2010, the firm enhanced its global service delivery outside of North America through its partnership with GVA. Please visit for more information about Cassidy Turley.



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