Greenville, SC, October 5, 2017 – Colliers International is continuing its long-standing relationship with the Clemson University MRED program through the engagement of master’s program student Andrew Simmons in a brokerage internship. Simmons is a candidate for completion of the MRED program at the end of 2017. In this position, he assists Colliers brokers with client assignments, provides market research and identifies emerging commercial real estate trends.
Simmons earned a bachelor’s degree in Geology and Environmental Engineering Science at Clemson and worked as a hydrogeologist for EnviroSouth, an Upstate environmental consulting firm, prior to entering the MRED program. His work for EnviroSouth involved environmental site assessments (ESAs), brownfields contracts and voluntary clean up contracts (VCCs).
“We are delighted to continue our relationship with Clemson’s MRED program through Andrew. He is the fourth MRED candidate that has interned at Colliers. We have seen a lot of success from the MRED candidates and we are thrilled to see Andrew’s dedication, strong initiative and interest in commercial real estate extend through the fall internship program,” said David Feild, Market President.
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Colliers International | South Carolina has over 150 staff members, including 64 real estate professionals. Total brokerage volume for the firm in 2016 was approximately $634 million involving over 659 sales and leasing transactions. Colliers International is the largest manager of commercial property in South Carolina and is an Accredited Management Organization (AMO) through the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), with a portfolio at year-end 2016 of approximately 14 million square feet of office, industrial, retail and healthcare properties. Colliers International’s staff holds 53 professional designations, the most of any firm in South Carolina.
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