MissouriCRE Avison Young continues to expand in Midwest, opens St. Louis office Staff Writer March 26, 2017 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share via email Avison Young announced the opening of a newly formed office in St. Louis, Missouri. The newest Midwest location represents the firm’s first office in Missouri, 53rd office in the U.S., and an additional step in the firm’s ongoing aggressive growth and expansion strategy. Effective immediately, Tim Convy, George Convy, Steve Stradal, Kevin Farrell and Gerard Mudd become principals of St. Louis operations. Tim Convy also becomes managing director – Brokerage of the new office. Along with George, and Stradal, Tim will focus on overseeing the growth and development of Avison Young’s presence in the St. Louis region, and servicing new and existing clients by providing a wide range of services, including landlord advisory services, tenant representation, facilities management and property management. Mudd and Farrell will manage the day-to-day operations of the office while also focusing on marketing, tenant representation, and industrial and office transactions. Tim Convy and George Convy, who have 37 and 45 years of commercial real estate experience, respectively, join Avison Young from CBRE. Stradal, an industry veteran with 25 years of experience, joins Avison Young from Balke Transwestern, where he was vice-president of sales and leasing. Mudd and Farrell, who have 30 and 38 years of industry experience, respectively, join Avison Young after partnering at Farrell Mudd Development. Avison Young’s new St. Louis office will be located at 300 Hunter Avenue, Suite 102 in Clayton, the financial and government center of St. Louis County.Avison Young opened its first Midwest office in Chicago in January 2009. Since then, the firm has expanded in the region by opening offices in Detroit (October 2012), Columbus (January 2014), Cleveland (September 2014), Minneapolis (March 2015) and Indianapolis (March 2015). Over the past seven and a half years, Avison Young has grown from 11 to, now, 79 offices in 72 markets and from 300 to more than 2,400 real estate professionals in Canada, the U.S., Mexico and Europe.