Tenant
Representation

Completely transparent service that caters to the Tenant’s needs – not the Landlord’s

Donahue Real Estate Advisors

Donahue Real Estate Advisors provides commercial real estate services to tenants in the Pittsburgh market and surround areas. Being a tenant-only representation firm allows us to provide completely transparent service and avoid the conflicts of interest that arise from representing both sides of a transaction.

Our Story

Trust. Integrity. High ethical standards.
These are principles you don’t often associate with commercial real estate services, but these always have been the foundation of how Donahue Real Estate Advisors does business. This ensures that clients get transparency, full disclosure, no hidden agendas, and no conflicts of interest.   

Since its formation in 2010, Donahue Real Estate Advisors has become one of the most respected independent tenant representation and advisory firms in southwestern Pennsylvania.  Serving clients from tech start-ups to Fortune 500 companies locally and nationally through the real estate process, each client receives the same high level of service and a specifically tailored strategy to achieve the best possible results.

“When you work with Jack, you’re really getting all of Jack… [He tries] to understand what you want to accomplish. It’s not just getting space.”
– Audrey Russo, President & CEO, Pittsburgh Technology Council

Jack Donahue

President

Jack Donahue is the founder, owner, and president of Donahue Real Estate Advisors.

Prior to founding Donahue Real Estate Advisors, Jack began his career at the Pittsburgh office of Grubb & Ellis Company where he spent 15 years representing both landlords and tenants. Next was a stint in North Carolina with Highwoods Properties, a REIT headquartered in Raleigh which developed, owned, and leased its portfolio of class A office and flex properties in and around the Research Triangle.  This was followed by a move back to Pittsburgh where he spent 10 years in the brokerage department of Oxford Development Company.

Since forming Donahue Real Estate Advisors in 2010, the firm has become one of the most respected independent tenant representation and real estate advisory firms in southwestern Pennsylvania.  Jack has always instituted trust, integrity, and the highest ethical standards in the way he conducts business for his clients.

With dozens of satisfied clients, Jack has negotiated numerous real estate transactions for office and commercial leases totaling nearly 1,000,000 square feet over the last decade. Jack’s knowledge of the Pittsburgh real estate market combined with his familiarity with key players and building owners in the region makes him a valuable source to assist any organization seeking professional real estate services.

Jack is active in his community serving Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ireland Institute of Pittsburgh and was recently elected to the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Pine, a suburb north of Pittsburgh. 

Jack began his studies at the University of Dayton and earned a bachelor’s degree from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Jack and his wife live in Gibsonia, a suburb of Pittsburgh, PA. They have a blended family of three daughters and one son.  He and his wife enjoy travel throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. A supporter of multiple charitable organizations in the Pittsburgh area, Jack also is an avid trap shooter and fly fisherman.

Jack Donahue is the founder, owner, and president of Donahue Real Estate Advisors.

Prior to founding Donahue Real Estate Advisors, Jack began his career at the Pittsburgh office of Grubb & Ellis Company where he spent 15 years representing both landlords and tenants. Next was a stint in North Carolina with Highwoods Properties, a REIT headquartered in Raleigh which developed, owned, and leased its portfolio of class A office and flex properties in and around the Research Triangle.  This was followed by a move back to Pittsburgh where he spent 10 years in the brokerage department of Oxford Development Company.

Since forming Donahue Real Estate Advisors in 2010, the firm has become one of the most respected independent tenant representation and real estate advisory firms in southwestern Pennsylvania.  Jack has always instituted trust, integrity, and the highest ethical standards in the way he conducts business for his clients.

With dozens of satisfied clients, Jack has negotiated numerous real estate transactions for office and commercial leases totaling nearly 1,000,000 square feet over the last decade. Jack’s knowledge of the Pittsburgh real estate market combined with his familiarity with key players and building owners in the region makes him a valuable source to assist any organization seeking professional real estate services.

Jack is active in his community serving Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ireland Institute of Pittsburgh and was recently elected to the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Pine, a suburb north of Pittsburgh. 

Jack began his studies at the University of Dayton and earned a bachelor’s degree from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Jack and his wife live in Gibsonia, a suburb of Pittsburgh, PA. They have a blended family of three daughters and one son.  He and his wife enjoy travel throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. A supporter of multiple charitable organizations in the Pittsburgh area, Jack also is an avid trap shooter and fly fisherman.