Avison Young taps CRE heavyweight to boost presence in Boston’s North Suburban market

Avison Young taps CRE heavyweight to boost presence in Boston’s North Suburban market August 2, 2021

Michael Dalton joins as Principal, focusing on acquisitions and dispositions for institutional owners and occupiers

Boston, MA Tom Collins, Avison Young Principal and Managing Director of the firm’s Boston office announced today the strategic hiring of Michael Dalton, SIOR as Principal. He brings more than 30 years of leadership and commercial real estate experience, specializing in delivering value in acquisitions and leasing across an array of asset classes, including office, industrial and R&D.

“I’m excited to reunite with Michael, a longtime industry veteran with award-winning experience. Having worked with him in the past, I know his skills and relationships will further our ability to serve our clients in the leasing and sales and acquisition of commercial and industrial properties,” said Collins. “With the growing demand for lab and R&D facilities, we’re thrilled to have another expert who specializes in those sectors join our Avison Young team in Boston.”

Dalton will collaborate with Jason Levendusky, Principal in the firm’s Boston office to provide office and industrial clients with advisory services in the North Suburban market and throughout the Boston region.

Dalton joins Avison Young from Cushman & Wakefield where he most recently served as Executive Director. Throughout his distinguished career he has completed thousands of leasing and sales transactions exceeding more than ten million square feet of space across multiple asset classes. Dalton’s commercial real estate focus has been working with corporate and national clients, including institutional owners in the Northern Suburbs of Boston. He has consistently been recognized by CoStar as a “Top 20 Power Broker” in Boston and also has been the recipient of numerous awards from the Commercial Brokers Association for various transactions, including, “Most Creative Deal of the Year”.

“The people-first culture and Avison Young’s cutting edge technology platforms were a big draw for me,“ said Dalton. “I’m looking forward to growing the firm’s market share in Greater Boston and working with new colleagues in the Avison Young family to deliver value-added solutions to office and industrial clients.”

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