Thomas de Jong, SIOR, Executive Vice President of the National Self Storage Team at Colliers, Receives SIOR Top 2023 Transaction Award

Thomas de Jong, SIOR, was recently honored by the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR), which represents the world’s elite in industrial and office brokerage, for its 2023 Top Transaction Awards in the category of Largest Alternative Space. The awards, given annually to SIOR members who complete the largest transactions with one or more additional SIORs, demonstrate the power of the exclusive SIOR network.

The sale of 97,600 square feet of space located in Bakersfield, California closed at $9.1 million.

de Jong, SIOR, executive vice president of the National Self Storage Team at Colliers in Reno, Nevada, completed the deal with David Williams, SIOR, also of Colliers, in Bakersfield, California.

Earning recognition in SIOR’s 2023 Top Transaction Awards for the largest alternative space deal is a proud moment,” said de Jong. “The SIOR designation signifies expertise and excellence, paving the way for continued success in our industry.”

de Jong, an industrial specialist and SIOR member since 2018, specializes in site selection, development, and sales of self-storage assets throughout the U.S., is a Founding Member of the de Jong I Becher Self Storage Team and has been a commercial real estate broker with Colliers since 2007.

The SIOR Top Transaction Awards are presented every spring, along with SIOR’s Top 50 largest industrial and office transactions, and highlight the top sales and lease transactions, ranked by dollar volume.

For a complete list of the 2023 SIOR Top Transaction Awards, click here.

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The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors ® (SIOR) is the leading society for industrial and office real estate professionals. Individuals who earn their SIOR designation adhere to the highest levels of accountability and ethical standards. Only the industry’s top professionals qualify for the SIOR designation. Today, there are 3,900 SIOR members in over 50 countries.

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