Longtime office and industrial tenant representation specialist Rick Nash has signed on with Avison Young in Atlanta where he was named a principal.
Nash brings nearly 30 years of experience to the new position, having most recently worked as a senior vice president with DTZ after spending 22 years at CBRE.
Nash is credited with initiating the first corporate services account program in Atlanta and he includes AT&T and Frito Lay as clients during his long career. Recently he has negotiated Class A office and industrial lease agreements for Zurich Farmers Insurance, Alcatel Lucent (in Columbus, OH); Electrolux Home Products and Medline.
Before entering the commercial real estate
industry in 1986, Nash was a space craft engineer with TRW’s defense and space systems group in Redondo Beach, CA. He holds a Bachelor of Science in agricultural engineering from the University of Georgia as well as a Master of Science in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Science in finance from Georgia State.