Ribbon-Cutting Event Celebrates Grand Opening of Park Central

November 3, 2007

COLUMBIA, SC – November 2, 2007 – NAI Avant, Columbia Nephrology and Miller-Valentine recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the grand opening of Park Central.

 “With the grand opening of the park, we are pleased to announce that six of the eight total sites are already sold or under contract,” said NAI Avant President Todd Avant.

Columbia Nephrology joined in the celebration with the grand opening of its 32,000-square-foot medical office building in the park.

Also present was Miller-Valentine, in partnership with NAI Avant, announced that they will be the lead developer on a 38,000-square-foot medical office condominium building to be developed in the park. An elevation drawing for this new Class-A facility was on display at the opening.

Located on Sunset Drive near Highway 277, Park Central is a master-planned, professional medical park strategically positioned near the Palmetto Health Richland Campus, the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Columbia’s central business district.

The park was developed by NAI Avant and offers approximately 16 acres of individual sites for sale with a primary focus on medical and professional uses. The balance of the property is comprised of approximately eight acres of reserved green space with mature hardwoods, which adds to the park-like feel.

NAI Avant’s commercial real estate business is one of the largest in South Carolina. Through its 60 employees and agents, the firm provides comprehensive brokerage, leasing, development and property management services. The company brokers in excess of $300 million annually. For the past 24 years, the group has had more of its brokerage professionals recognized as top producers than any other firm in South Carolina. NAI Avant’s Property and Construction Management Group currently manages 82 properties encompassing more than 2.8 million square feet across South Carolina.