Savills Studley, the leading commercial real estate firm specializing in tenant representation, today announced the arrival of commercial real estate veteran Brian Boyd. He joins the firm’s global Consulting Services group as Director and will be based in the Savills Studley Atlanta office.
“Recruiting and retaining top talent is vital to the firm’s ethos of providing our clients dynamic, zealous representation and customer service,” said Chris White, EVP and Atlanta market leader. “Brian’s unique experience and pragmatic approach to tenant-focused advocacy not only aligns with Savills Studley’s model, but also offers immediate value to current and future clients.”
As the group’s lead in the Atlanta region, Boyd will focus his efforts on enhancing the firm’s consultative capabilities in the region and developing innovative, strategic solutions that align clients’ real estate portfolios with business and financial goals. Leveraging his background in commercial real estate ?nance, Boyd will continue to help occupiers gain measureable results as they navigate evolving market conditions and complex lease structures. His specialized services include financial structuring, lease negotiation, transaction management and strategic planning.
“I’m excited to join such a strong team at Savills Studley and ready to build on the momentum the office has created over the past 2 years, said Boyd. “It’s great to be a part of team where everyone has the same focus. Savills Studley pioneered the tenant representation model and I look forward to building on that legacy in Atlanta.”
Boyd joins Savills Studley from Cushman & Wakefield in Atlanta, where he also focused on tenant representation. With more than a decade of commercial real estate experience, he has managed more than 5 million square feet of transactions. Notably, Boyd represented WorldPay in its 130,000-square-foot global headquarters relocation to Atlanta. He also provided transaction management and strategic consulting services for a portfolio of more than 400 locations across the country for one of the top wealth management firms. Prior to joining C&W, as an asset manager, Boyd worked with some of the leading investment banks as well as other private equity firms and REIT’s.
“Adding Brian to our Consulting Services group signals our company’s expanding service lines nationally, as well as Savills Studley’s growth in Atlanta,” said Matthew Barlow, EVP and Consulting Services director. “Brian’s varied experience in real estate finance and brokerage builds on the team’s global capabilities and industry knowledge. We’re happy to have him on board.”
For the last 20 years, Savills Studley’s Atlanta office has grown to be the region’s premier commercial real estate firm solely focused on tenant representation and services. Under the leadership of Branch Manager Chris White, the Atlanta location has seen increased revenues, numerous award recognitions and top talent acquisitions. The office offers comprehensive real estate advisory and transaction services to the area’s prominent tenants, including government, non-profit, education, healthcare, legal, technology, financial and industrial users.