The Alabama Chapter of the CCIM Institute Presents the John Lauriello Scholarship Award

John Lauriello AwardWe’re proud to announce that Southpace Properties Principal John Lauriello, CCIM was recently honored with a named endowment scholarship from the Alabama Chapter of the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Institute.

What will now be known as the John Lauriello Scholarship Award will provide $1,000 tuition assistance for a core class to an Alabama CCIM chapter member. A recipient of the scholarship will be awarded annually and must be a current chapter member in good standing.

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The Day Fixer Purple Elixir, the Southpace signature cocktail

BartenderWe couldn’t think of a better way to recognize our company’s 30th Birthday than by having the entire Southpace team together to celebrate how far we’ve come in the past 30 years.

Since we have all of the best businesses right outside our front door, we got all of our birthday snacks and drinks from local Birmingham establishments. We wouldn’t have had it any other way.

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Southpace Has Largest Presence in Birmingham Commercial Club of Excellence

BCRCFor the past 16 years, Southpace Properties has been honored to be the number one commercial real estate firm with the most brokers represented in the Birmingham Commercial Realtors Council (BCRC) Commercial Club of Excellence. We’re proud to also be the number one firm for the past 25 out of 26 years.

This year we celebrate with 15 brokers receiving award recognition for their outstanding sales and achievements in 2013. Southpace represented 31% of the total 48 brokers in the Birmingham area who qualified for the BCRC Commercial Club of Excellence.

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Straight Talk with John Lauriello: We’re Turning 30

john on purple copyIt all began the first week of January in 1984. Bill McDavid left his independent commercial real estate practice and I left Colonial Properties. I was redeveloping the Title Building and we moved into a small office on the 9th floor. It was the only room in the building that had any glass in the windows. I can remember how cold it was those first few winter months like it was yesterday.

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