NAI Hiffman
One Oakbrook Terrace, Suite 400
Oakbrook Terrace, IL United States 60181
t(630) 691-0619 f(630) 932-1689
Executive Vice President

Specialties: Industrial

Scope of Service Experience
Brian W. Colson is an Executive Vice President and Partner with NAI Hiffman.
Brian specializes in industrial real estate, representing property owners, tenants
and buyers in the greater Chicagoland area, helping to create real estate
solutions. Brian’s primary area of focus includes the O’Hare and West suburban
industrial markets.

Among the companies Brian has represented in sale and lease transactions
are Allied Building Products, Alcoa, CenterPoint Properties, AMB Property
Corporation, Panattoni Development Corporation, DCT Industrial Trust, DAL Tile,
Forward Air, Heritage Industries, Bridge Development, Crane Worldwide, Pritzker
Realty Group, Roadway Trucking, Savino Del Bene, and XL Screw Corporation.

Background & Experience
Over the past three years Brian has completed industrial transactions valued
in excess of $150,000,000. He is also actively pursuing both the SIOR and
CCIM designations. Brian is actively involved with the Association of Industrial
Real Estate Brokers (AIRE) and in 2004, AIRE honored Brian with the coveted
Frank Mahoney Award for Excellence. This award recognizes the top producing
member who has been a broker for 5 years or less.

Prior to joining the firm, Brian gained exposure to the field of real estate working
as a Senior Commercial Real Estate Appraiser for First Real Estate Services,
Inc. and LaSalle Appraisal Group. He has six years of work experience in the
valuation of real estate for a variety of purposes including bankruptcy, estate,
ad valorem and internal planning. He is also experienced in appraising industrial
facilities, apartment complexes, nursing homes, shopping centers, office
buildings, commercial buildings and vacant land.
St. Mary’s College, Bachelor of Arts
Professional Associations & Designations
Real Estate Salesperson, Illinois
Recipient of Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers (AIRE) 2004 Frank Mahoney Award of Excellence
Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers (AIRE), Member
Commercial Certified Investment Member, Candidate
Young Industrial Brokers, Member
Transaction History
• CenterPoint Properties 1,535,000 SF (multiple transactions)
• Prologis/AMB 615,000 SF (multiple transactions)
• DCT 410,000 SF
• Sitex Realty 375,000 SF (multiple transactions)
• Hyper Microsystems 371,825 SF (multiple transactions)
• TA Associates 325,000 SF
• Crane Worldwide Logistics 250,000 SF (multiple transactions)
• Universal Beauty Products 221,000 SF
• Heritage Industries 220,000 SF
• Rexam Beverage Can Company 208,000 SF (multiple transactions)
• Panattoni Development Corp. 205,000 SF (multiple transactions)
• Pritzker Realty Group 194,000 SF
• Bridge Development Partners 182,000 SF
• Geodis Wilson 126,000 SF
• Savino Del Bene 125,760 SF
• Forward Air 125,000 SF
• Flying Cargo 125,000 SF