FT. LAUDERDALE, FL - Avison Young, the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm, announced today the hiring of Peyton Moore as a Senior Associate with the firm’s Ft. Lauderdale office. In his new role, Moore will focus on the representation of owners of class A office properties in South Florida in leasing space in order to maximize the value of their assets.

Bringing a wealth of real estate and management experience, Moore was most recently with Colliers International South Florida, and prior to that he served as Regional Director for Sperry Van Ness where he was responsible for brokerage revenue growth in Florida, Georgia and Alabama, as well as Costa Rica and Panama. Earlier in his career, he was Director of Investor Relations for The Broward Alliance, the public/private partnership for economic development of Broward County, Fla.

“Peyton is the most recent in a series of strategic hires and acquisitions which reflects the growing direction of our firm,” said Pike Rowley, Managing Director and Principal, Avison Young. “We are committed to providing our clients with unmatched customer service and expertise, of which Peyton’s strong presence and experience in agency leasing will be instrumental.”

Over the past 60 days, Avison Young has announced two new offices – Miami and West Palm – and the addition of 25 plus team members to bolster the newest locations. Beyond that, Avison Young has announced $17 million in sales, 147,000 square feet of office leases, and 454,800 square feet of property management assignments.

“The growth of our region is consistent with the trajectory of the company – unparalleled. By continuing to surround ourselves with professionals of the same caliber and integrity we will be able to continue to dictate this uncharted path,” said Rowley.

Moore earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business & Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in Marketing from the University of Florida.

ABOUT AVISON YOUNG

Avison Young is the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Avison Young is a collaborative, global firm owned and operated by its principals. Founded in 1978, the company comprises 1,300 real estate professionals in 49 offices, providing value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management, financing and mortgage placement services to owners and occupiers of office, retail, industrial and multi-family properties.