Avison Young Acquires Houston Commercial Realty Broker

Law360, Houston (January 17, 2013, 2:14 PM EST) -- Avison Young, Canada’s largest independently owned commercial real estate services company, has expanded its market and business-line coverage in Texas through the acquisition of Houston-based broker Mason Partners, the companies announced Wednesday.

Avison Young Chairman and CEO Mark E. Rose said the merger is in line with Avison’s North American expansion effort in markets like Houston, where the energy boom is driving real estate deals to record levels. The deal’s financial terms were not released.

“Houston is the energy capital of the world and a critical...
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