Avison Young Chicago Hires 2 New Principals

Chris Lydon and Chris Tecu will work as a team focusing on industrial brokerage services and will be based in the firm’s office in Rosemont, Ill.

Chris Lydon, Principal, Avison Young
Chris Lydon, Principal, Avison Young

Avison Young has welcomed two new principals to its Rosemont, Ill., office. Industry veterans Chris Lydon and Chris Tecu will work as a team spearheading on the company’s industrial brokerage services. The two have worked together in the past, during their tenure with Trammell Crow Co.

We have known them for many years as strong industrial brokerage professionals who have held various positions within the industrial real estate sector. Between them, they have more than 40 years of experience, and their reputations are impeccable in the industry,” said Danny Nikitas, Avison Young Chicago’s principal & managing director, in a prepared statement.

Vast client portfolio

Lydon has more than 25 years of experience in the industry, having brokered transactions exceeding $950 million. Prior to joining Avison Young, he was a senior director with Cushman & Wakefield in Chicago. During his career, he has worked with several clients such as Sears Holding Corp., Seefried Properties, Liberty Property Trust, Prologis and Morgan Stanley.

Chris Tecu, Principal, Avision Young
Chris Tecu, Principal, Avision Young

Tecu has been in the industry for 19 years, spending the last seven as a manager of acquisitions with CenterPoint Properties. He has also helped close industrial transactions valued at more than $1 billion.

Tecu’s past and current clients include AMB, Duke Realty, Prologis, First Industrial Realty Trust and Sitex Realty Group. A University of Kansas graduate, Tecu is also a member of NAIOP and the Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers.

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