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Avison Young Welcomes Houston-based Leaders to its 2022 Principal Class

Rand Stephens, principal and managing director of Avison Young Houston office, has named Drew Coupe and Josh Morrow principals in the Houston office. Coupe and Morrow join the more than 50 Principals that are being honored as part of the Avison Young Principal Class of 2022.

Coupe and Morrow have been with Avison Young for two years, specializing in industrial and office and industrial, respectively. Both are focused on the Greater Houston area.

In 2020, Coupe’s transaction volume earned him the rank of #16 in Houston Business Journal’s 2021 Heavy Hitters: Industrial. He has also recently earned his Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS (SIOR) and Certified Commercial Investor Member (CCIM) designations.  With nearly a decade of office and industrial experience, Morrow is an active member of NAIOP and CRU.


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About Erik Hamilton

Erik Hamilton, who has more than 15 years in CRE journalism, is a former staff writer with the Los Angeles Times and the Orange County Business Journal. In addition to The Times and the OCBJ, he was also a reporter and editor for Crittenden Research, The San Bernardino Sun and UPI. Erik also worked six years in CRE public relations with Los Angeles-based Hoyt Organization, where he was a Senior Account Executive. He later joined Lee & Associates where he served as the Director of Corporate Communications. There ,in addition to his work with Lee’s CEO, he managed 57 offices nationwide and provided PR, social media and media training for the offices. A graduate of UC Irvine, with a BA in history, he is an avid record collector where he continues to search for a rare Joy Division single.

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