Burns Scalo Real Estate Joins NAI Global; Aims to Hire Additional Brokers

August 1, 2023 | NAI Burns Scalo

PITTSBURGH, PA: Burns Scalo Real Estate, Pittsburgh’s leading independent commercial real estate firm, is excited to announce its official affiliation with NAI Global, the world’s premier network of independent commercial real estate firms, plus the addition of 7,000 SF of office space to support the expansion of its brokerage team. 

The collaboration with NAI punctuates the organization’s ambition for national growth. It aligns precisely with the addition of the firm’s new president, Brian Walker, who will be Chair of the NAIOP Corporate Board in January 2024. Walker added, “One of our many strategic goals is to diversify geographically, and our partnership with NAI Global is a perfect fit for us.”

He added, “We are taking our experience and expertise to the national level as a full-service real estate advisory firm, and NAI Global strategically aligns with this desired expansion. We aren’t changing what we do; we are just expanding and enhancing it. We are built for success, so now is the time to grow our operating businesses.”

The additional 7,000 SF of office space will house BSRE’s continued growth and strategic pursuit to hire additional brokerage advisors to strengthen its position as a provider of end-to-end real estate services to investors and occupiers regionally and nationwide.

CEO James Scalo expressed his enthusiasm about the news: “We want to be clear. We are more than an owner. We are a full-service real estate advisory and are strategic in pursuing experienced talent to join our brokerage team.”

NAI Global has a robust network of over 375 commercial real estate offices worldwide, with a presence in over 55 countries. By joining forces with NAI Global, NAI Burns Scalo gains access to an extensive global platform, industry-leading resources, and cutting-edge technology, enhancing its ability to deliver exceptional service and solutions to clients locally, regionally, and nationally.

Vice President of Brokerage Scott DiGuglielmo added, “Our partnership with NAI Global will enable us to broaden our reach, deepen our expertise, and tap into a wealth of market knowledge. We are confident that this affiliation will unlock new opportunities for growth and success, allowing us to serve our clients better and exceed their expectations.”

In light of this collaboration, Burns Scalo Brokerage, LLC will now operate as NAI Burns Scalo, reflecting this strategic partnership’s combined expertise and expanded services.

For brokerage inquiries, please contact Scott DiGuglielmo at 724-984-6251 or sdiguglielmo@burnsscalo.com.

About Burns Scalo Real Estate

Burns Scalo Real Estate is a prominent commercial real estate firm based in Pittsburgh, PA. With a rich history spanning nearly 70 years, BSRE has established a strong presence in the market, offering end-to-end real estate services, including brokerage, property management, development, and construction management. BSRE’s commitment to innovation, integrity, and personalized solutions has earned them a reputation as a trusted partner in the commercial real estate industry.

About NAI Global

NAI Global is a leading global commercial real estate brokerage firm. NAI Global offices are leaders in their local markets and work in unison to provide clients with exceptional solutions to their commercial real estate needs. NAI Global has more than 300 offices strategically located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific, with over 5,100 local market professionals, managing in excess of 1.1 billion square feet of property and facilities. Annually, NAI Global completes in excess of $20 billion in commercial real estate transactions throughout the world.

NAI Global provides a complete range of corporate and institutional real estate services, including brokerage and leasing, property and facilities management, real estate investment and capital market services, due diligence, global supply chain and logistics consulting and related advisory services. To learn more, visit www.naiglobal.com.