The Avison Young Long Island office provides commercial real estate services to tenants, property owners, investors and developers
Avison Young’s Long Island office has become one of the area’s premier client-focused, full-service providers of commercial real estate. Our experienced team of commercial real estate advisors cover all major industry sectors, including office, industrial, investments, retail, and mixed-use developments. Long Island, located in the southeast part of New York state, is adjacent to New York City which benefits its residents, space occupiers and our overall economy. In utilizing our Avison Young’s “no-silo” approach to partnership, we provide reliable, efficient services for owners and investors alike, as well as for users and occupants.
We work on behalf of tenants, landlords, investors, and buyers alike, including many large national and international corporate clients. Avison Young’s Long Island office frequently partners with the company’s brokerage operations throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico - and across the globe to service its local clients and their needs.
Avison Young’s brokerage team in Long Island has consistently completed major leasing and investment sales transactions across all asset types. We’ve worked on the behalf of tenants, landlords, investors, vendors and buyers alike, including many large national and international corporate clients.
Whether you are an owner, investor, occupier or developer, we deliver results aligned with your strategic business objectives. Our Long Island commercial real estate advisors are here to support your initiatives, add value, and build a competitive advantage for your organization.
Search Avison Young’s Long Island commercial real estate listings for sale and lease to find the right commercial property for you. Our investment and leasing opportunities include office, industrial, warehouse, retail, multifamily and hospitality properties. We also offer specialized spaces for healthcare, automotive, self-storage and more.
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Reid J. Berch joined Avison Young’s Long Island office in 2016 as a Principal specializing in Industrial and Commercial Brokerage. A veteran with over 30 years of experience in the Commercial Real Estate industry, Berch’s specialty centers on client’s industrial and commercial real estate needs in Queens, Brooklyn and on Long Island, with a focus on major international airports and the air cargo, logistics, e-commerce and distribution community.
Berch currently represents over 2.1 million square feet of warehouse, distribution, air cargo and office space in Queens and at JFK International Airport for several large institutional owners. Between June 2000 and year-to-date, Berch’s team has successfully completed over 1,000 leases, purchases and sales in Queens, Brooklyn, on Long Island and at JFK International Airport.
Throughout his career, Berch has represented numerous notable companies including Prologis, Bloomingdales, Blackstone, Terreno, UPS, DHL, FedEx, AT&T, American Airlines, Delta, Mack Trucks, Coca Cola, Northrop Grumman, Sears Roebuck, Kraft Foods, LongPoint and Amazon. Prior to joining Avison Young, Berch was an Executive Vice President at JLL and an Executive Director at Cushman & Wakefield, where he was consistently a top producer for over 14 consecutive years. Furthermore, he has been honored with numerous achievement awards.
Some of Berch’s notable transactions include the sale of over 1.2 million square feet of the former Northrop Grumman complex in Bethpage and Hicksville, Long Island and the sale of Bloomingdales’ 640,000-square-foot distribution facility in Long Island City, Queens. Also transacted was the lease and sale of approximately one million square feet of buildings on ±33 acres in Queens and in Brooklyn to UPS and most recently, the lease of a 420,000-square foot distribution fulfilment facility in Woodmere to Amazon.
Berch is a board member of Gateway JFK, also known as The Greater JFK Industrial Business Improvement District (IBID), along with an active member and supporter of the Commercial Industrial Brokers Society (CIBS) as well as the JFK Chamber of Commerce.
Gateway JFK (IBID) board member
CIBS (Commercial Industrial Brokers Society)
JFK Chamber of Commerce
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Ramapo College Of New Jersey - B.S., Business and Management Information Systems