Detroit-based Signature Associates has come into the TCN Worldwide fold as its newest member firm selected to join the international real estate services organization. Founded in 1989 by Steve Gordon and 11 other principals, Signature Associates is reportedly the region’s largest-volume locally owned firm.
“It is a great pleasure to welcome Signature Associates as the newest member of TCN Worldwide,” said TCN’s Ross Ford. “This firm has tremendous depth and breadth of expertise, as well as relationships throughout Michigan and Northwest Ohio.”
In 2017, Signature completed more than 1,106 transactions totaling 34.7 million square feet with a value of $1.2 billion. Its advisory and management services team managed more than eight million square feet of commercial space for third-party clients.
“We look forward to meeting representatives from each TCN office at next month’s TCN Fall Conference, and working with TCN affiliates in the near future,” said Signature COO Mark Woods.
Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces.
Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications.
Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).
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