NAI Avant

For more than 50 years, the NAI Avant team has excelled in delivering superior service and performance for its commercial real estate clients. As a full-service company, our brokerage, property management, development, and consulting services are tailor-made to meet the specific needs of each assignment - from single transactions to coordinating the delivery of multiple services over broad geographic areas.

NAI Avant is a spin-off of Edens & Avant, created to separate the third-party services divisions from the investment divisions of the predecessor company. Dan Avant, Chairman of NAI Avant, is a retired partner and current shareholder of EDENS (formerly Edens & Avant) - a $5 billion development and investment company.

Through our professional and network affiliations, we effectively and efficiently deliver our services at the local, regional, national and global levels. NAI Avant is dedicated and committed to delivering superior results to our clients.

Creativity and experience combined with quality research and support have been the hallmark of a brokerage staff that has been South Carolina’s leading performer for nearly three consecutive decades. As the market leader in brokerage services and millions of square feet under management, NAI Avant has the capacity, systems and expertise to handle any commercial real estate assignment.

As a member of the NAI Global Network, NAI Avant is affiliated with more than 375 offices strategically located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific, with over 6,700 local market professionals, managing over 380 million square feet of property. NAI Global is the single largest, most powerful global network of owner-operated commercial real estate brokerage firms.  NAI Global Member firms, leaders in their local markets, are actively managed to work in unison and provide clients with exceptional solutions to their commercial real estate needs. NAI Avant is a recipient of NAI Global’s prestigious Eagle Award, recognizing the top firm in the U.S. secondary markets demonstrating the highest levels of achievement through a combination of leadership, capital resources, commitment to quality and global vision.

NAI Global is a wholly owned subsidiary of C-III Capital Partners, LLC (C-III). C-III Capital Partners is a leading commercial real estate services company engaged in a broad range of activities, including primary and special loan servicing, loan origination, fund management and principal investment. C-III is the primary servicer for approximately $15 billion and the named special servicer for approximately $160 billion of commercial real estate loans. We uniquely combine an agile platform with experienced real estate teams, backed by the institutional strength of one of the world’s leading property investment companies.

The NAI Avant Property Management Team manages a wide variety of commercial property types. With nearly five decades of experience, our understanding of commercial buildings is unmatched in our markets. We know how to maximize resources and add value to the properties we manage. Our ability to assimilate properties quickly, efficiently and effectively makes us an ideal choice for investment property owners.

NAI Avant is also experienced in all stages of commercial real estate development - evaluation, conception, site selection, site planning, engineering, architectural design, space planning, financing, construction, leasing and management. This experience includes urban mixed-use, retail, office, industrial/warehouse, historic renovations, and medical buildings for both single-tenant and multi-tenant use. In addition, the firm has successfully completed comprehensive site development for office and industrial parks.

Avant Healthcare - a division of NAI Avant - has been designed to meet the commercial real estate needs of physicians and hospitals as well as providers of clinical and auxiliary medical services.
Complex circumstances in today’s real estate environment call for an expert advisor who has personally been involved in advising hundreds of clients. We act as the advisor who takes a fiduciary position with our client’s assets with the desire to think creatively while maximizing value in each key point of the process.

Strategic planning and creative marketing execution begin by combining the analytical skills of professionals in research, analysis and marketing with the market knowledge gained from decades of collaborative success.

The NAI Avant corporate culture brings a unique, strategic “team approach” to every aspect of our full-service business. We work in synergy with our clients. We work efficiently and we are resourceful in delivering a proven formula for success.

Our group is experienced and energetic. As an integrated team, we all play a role in each and every transaction. As part of an entrepreneurial local firm with global connections, our network allows us to react quickly, locally and globally.

Columbia Office

Contact Information

807 Gervais Street
Suite 301
Columbia, SC 29201
United States

Tel +1 (803) 254-0100
Fax +1 (803) 744-9875

NAI Business Manager
Todd Avant, CCIM
Chief Executive Officer
(803) 744-9811