Avison Young creates real economic, social, and environmental value as a global real estate advisor, powered by people.

Address: One South Wacker Drive, Suite 3000,Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-957-7600
Founded in
Mark E. Rose
Top Clients
Moonbug Entertainment, Florida Atlantic University, Dutch Bros Coffee, Dexter Magnetic
Global real estate advisor


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at a glance

Avison Young

Avison Young creates real economic, social, and environmental value as a global real estate advisor, powered by people. Avison Young is a unique engine of collective intelligence who believes in the positive impact commercial real estate can make in people’s lives. Their teams are built to be nimble, embrace curiosity, foster creativity, and promote agile thinking to achieve greater collective success. Their people bring this perspective to every client relationship, every transaction, and every interaction with each other.


Avison Young boasts more than 5,000 real estate professionals doing business in 100+ offices located in 15 different countries. These professionals help Avison Young to manage 400 million square feet of property.

Focus areas for

Avison Young

Avison Young has services for both investors and for occupiers. On the investor side, the company knows that reaching goals is important to you and appreciates what you value. They offer informed perspectives on value creation across your portfolio and in every location. They also help support an owner’s mindset focused on driving your properties’ performance for long-term economic and environmental sustainability. The opportunity for assets to positively impact the community around you – attracting great tenants, improving local amenities and engagement, supporting local employment.


On the occupier side, Avison Young helps make your space a key to achieving your most strategic goals for cost management, productivity, health and wellbeing, and more. They have a unique focus on creating great environments for people to thrive as they work, shop, and live. They know that space optimization that drives business goals and offers aligned solutions that span planning, brokerage, and property management. They can even anticipate and expertly manage your needs.


Why work with


Real Estate for Real Impact

The company is built on the belief that commercial real estate isn’t just about the buildings and the square footage and the occupancies. At its best, it’s about spaces and places that improve lives and help businesses thrive; for the employees, citizens, and communities that make the impact matter. Avison Young strives to be real estate at its best, helping people be more productive, prosperous, and positive.


The service breadth to meet any need

Every client needs their own mix of real estate services and expertise. The Avison Young teams are equipped to bring insights and advantages to your business needs through advisory and planning, management and financing, investment sales, leasing, and property management services for clients across the office, retail, industrial, multi-family and hospitality sectors.


The people to make it happen

As a growing and innovative challenger in global commercial real estate, Avison Young attracts the best talent in the industry – planners, advisors, brokers, marketers, support. But being the best isn’t just about having the best; it’s also about how working together. The company’s longstanding culture of collaboration, and the fact they are majority-owned by the Principals, means they put the client first. Avison Young‘s Principal-led teams wrap themselves around their clients – driven by shared success.


The scale to make it count

They are on a continual journey of transformation – listening to clients – combining the best-established talent with emerging tools and technologies. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, the firm comprises approximately 5,000 real estate professionals in more than 100 offices around the world. The momentum in the real estate business demonstrates that the model of smart collaboration and partnership works.


The values to make it matter

Founded in 1978 to create a more accountable and nimble real estate company, with legacies dating back more than 200 years, Avison Young will never outgrow their values of putting people first in every choice they make. The company’s purpose is to create net economic, social, and environmental gains for clients and in the communities in which they work.

Avison Young has been named one of Cool Things Chicago’s Best Commercial Real Estate Brokers in Chicago this year.
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