Latin America & the Caribbean
NAI Global, the premier managed network of commercial real estate firms and one of the largest real estate services providers worldwide, announces its expansion of coverage into the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, with the addition of NAI Puerto Rico.
Headquartered in San Juan, NAI Puerto Rico is a full-service commercial firm offering a complete range of real estate services including tenant representation, marketing research, location consulting, project management, lease renewals/restructures and acquisitions/dispositions
NAI Puerto Rico was founded by Hector J. Aponte SIOR, an industry veteran with over 15 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. Hector has completed a wide array of major real estate transactions in Puerto Rico, for private and government clients such as Bayer, Sanofi, Publicis, ConAgra Foods, WPP, CSA Group, Marsh & McLennan, Starbucks Coffee, U.S. Army, IRS, and the EPA.
“By joining NAI, we are expanding our capabilities and resources to many international markets; this will definitely boost our services and will keep us on top,” said NAI Business Director, Mr. Hector J. Aponte. “NAI gives us new technology, tools, shared resources, marketing, and access to over 350 offices worldwide, which will enable us to develop new opportunities for clients looking for extensive representation or international resources.”
“This is a key market for us, especially for our corporate and investor clients seeking to take advantage of the commonwealth’s attractive tax policies,” said NAI Global President, Jeffrey Finn. “With Hector and his team at NAI Puerto Rico, we now have some of the best real estate experts in that region to serve our clients. I am excited about our new partnership and look forward to working together in the coming months and years.”
NAI Global is among the largest commercial real estate services organizations in the world, comprising 5,000+ professionals in 55 countries in more than 350 offices. NAI advisors such as NAI Puerto Rico work in tandem with its global management team to ensure clients strategically optimize their real estate assets. NAI offices complete over $45 billion in combined transactions annually and manage over 300 million square feet of commercial space.
NAI Puerto Rico is located at Ponce de Leon Avenue #1072, San Juan 00928
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Before the Q1 2011 comes to an end, I should probably give my 2010 Year End update. It was an exciting year in most Latin American countries and a notable one in a few others, but for this latter group it wasn’t necessarily the kind of notoriety that most of us free market ideologues enjoy. The majority of the countries in Latin America are continuing the strong growth and development trend with the exception of those countries (Bolivia, Nicaragua and Ecuador) ruled by presidents who believe the More >
New NAI Global Reports Compare Commercial Property Prices, Trends & Business Practices in International Markets
NAI Global, the world’s premier network of commercial real estate firms and one of the largest real estate service providers worldwide, today announced the release of two new reports for corporate decision makers and investors that highlight global commercial real estate trends and provide insight into transaction and occupancy practices around the world.
NAI Global’s 2011 Global Property Prices & Trends report provides key demographic highlights along with current rental rates and investment yields for 140 global markets. The report provides prime net rental rates, investment yields and rental rate comparisons by property type for Office, Retail and Industrial properties.
The 2011 NAI Global International Property Guide provides insight into key local business customs and practices for 60 countries More >
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