Friday, April 7, 2017
Los Angeles, CA – Christopher Cooper, Avison Young Principal and Managing Director of the company’s Southern California region, announced today that highly regarded research specialist Arty Maharajh has joined the firm as Research Manager for Los Angeles County.
Maharajh brings 16 years of commercial real estate research experience to Avison Young.
Based in the downtown Los Angeles office, he will maintain data and analytics and produce local quarterly market reports covering all service lines.
Additionally, he will lead research projects on behalf of clients, providing insight on demographic, economic, labor force and real estate market trends.
He most recently served at Cushman & Wakefield, where he headed the firm’s Los Angeles Metro Region research efforts.
“Arty is a very important addition to Avison Young’s Southern California team, as he offers a vast amount of experience in commercial real estate research and analytics,” comments Cooper. “We entered Southern California just under six years ago and have experienced rapid growth with six offices and more than 120 people today. Arty provides an additional layer of depth and expertise that will help us even better serve our existing clients and continue to attract new brokerage experts and clients over the next several years.”
Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Maharajh worked in research capacities at CBRE, where he managed the firm’s Inland Empire research team; American Realty Advisors; and CoStar Group, where he oversaw a large team of analysts and field researchers for multiple markets, including Bethesda, MD, and San Diego offices.
“I joined Avison Young because it exudes a very entrepreneurial culture and has attracted professionals who share a collaborative approach to commercial real estate and client services,” says Majarajh.
“I also appreciate the firm’s dedication to gathering and analyzing comprehensive data spanning all asset classes. I look forward to expanding Avison Young’s Los Angeles commercial real estate market report offerings and contributing to our company-wide reports while working in conjunction with my new colleagues in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Europe.
"Furthermore, I’m excited by the opportunity to provide clients with detailed analytics on Los Angeles so that they can make local, national and international real estate decisions that work best for their business.”
Maharajh holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Politics from George Mason University and interned at the U.S. State Department.
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 2,400 real estate professionals in 79 offices, providing value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management, financing and mortgage placement services to owners and occupiers of office, retail, industrial, multi-family and hospitality properties.
For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:
• Darcie Giacchetto, D.G. Communications Inc.: 949.278.6224
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