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Avison Young expands industrial services expertise in Indianapolis Conrad Jacobs joins Avison Young as Vice President of Industrial Services

Avison Young expands industrial services expertise in Indianapolis Conrad Jacobs joins Avison Young as Vice President of Industrial Services February 22, 2022

Indianapolis, IN Bill Ehret, Principal and Managing Director of Avison Young’s Indianapolis office today announced the strategic hiring of Conrad Jacobs as Vice President of Industrial Services. Jacobs will focus on serving clients including developers, investors, logistics providers, manufactures, and distributers in the Indianapolis area.

We are delighted to have Conrad join our Indianapolis team,” said Ehret. “His knowledge of local, regional, and national market trends will allow us to continue to help clients maximize the return on investments and developments.”

Conrad began his professional real estate career in 2006 as an intern at Indianapolis based Halakar Real Estate. During his tenure with Halakar Real Estate (later known as Newmark Knight Frank Halakar) he built a network of clients and relationships throughout the Midwest and nationally, resulting in an impressive number of transactions.

“I enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and with a collaborative culture,” said Jacobs. “Avison Young is a firm that is committed to creating a positive impact on workplaces, communities and the economy and I’m incredibly proud to join that effort.”

Conrad was involved in more than $60 million worth of sale and lease transactions on behalf of clients in 2020 and 2021.

Conrad graduated from Ball State University in 2009, where he earned a Bachelor of Science.

Avison Young creates real economic, social and environmental value as a global real estate advisor, powered by people. As a private company, our clients collaborate with an empowered partner who is invested in their success. Our integrated talent realizes the full potential of real estate by using global intelligence platforms that provide clients with insights and advantage. Together, we can create healthy, productive workplaces for employees, cities that are centers for prosperity for their citizens, and built spaces and places that create a net benefit to the economy, the environment and the community.

Avison Young is a 2021 winner of the Canada's Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation, having retained its Best Managed designation for 10 consecutive years.


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