AeroVironment, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles used for surveillance and reconnaissance by the United States Military and Commercial Industries. AeroVironment, Inc. also manufactures electric transportation solutions including electric vehicle charging systems and industrial fast charge solutions.
Marshall Davidson brings 14 years of commercial real estate experience to Avison Young, most recently as a Partner and Managing Principal of McCombs Davidson Studley in San Antonio from 2012 to 2015. From 2009 to 2011, he led his own San Antonio firm, Davidson Gill. Prior to that, he was a Director at Cushman & Wakefield of Texas, Inc. in Houston, where he was involved in more than $1.3 billion worth of sales and lease transactions. Before entering the commercial real estate industry, Davidson served as a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps. Davidson and his team have led significant office and industrial tenant representations, including National Oilwell Varco Fiberglass System’s 15,000-sf office lease in the Killam Building in San Antonio, which represented the eighth transaction for the same client over a two-year period for a total of 105,000 sf leased. The team also advised on CommScope’s 120,000-sf industrial distribution warehouse space renewal in Mission, TX as well as a distressed asset purchase of a golf course in a foreclosure sale in Kyle at a 78% discount on the notes. An accredited broker, Davidson holds the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) designations. While at Cushman & Wakefield, he garnered several of the firm’s awards, including Houston’s Outstanding Emerging Broker of the Year for 2004, 2006 and 2007. His team was awarded the firm’s 2007 Land Sale Deal of the Year for the disposition of Houston CBD Block 319 to Trammell Crow Company for the development of Discovery Tower, an 870,000-sf office building. In 2006, the team won the same award for the $77-million disposition of Six Flags’ Astro World site;; and the Investment Sale Deal of the Year for BMC Software’s 1.5-msf Houston headquarters campus disposition, a sale- leaseback transaction valued at $295 million.