Senior Vice President, Sales and Leasing
Ash has been involved in all aspects of commercial real estate since 1992. He has worked from Halifax to Vancouver on the Landlord side of the business and dealt with 1000's of lease deals and billions of dollars in asset sales. He is relentlessly focused on delivering results for all parties in the transaction. Known to be available at all times to meet the needs of his clients and lays claim to "returning every call" promptly.
Ash's current & past real estate experience includes:
* Office Leasing
* Industrial/warehouse leasing
* Retail leasing
* Asset purchases and sales
* Industrial building sales
* Land sales
Canmarc REIT - In his role of COO, Ash was part of the orginal IPO process and helped Canmarc REIT grow from $1Billion to $1.8Billion in a 2 year time frame. He was instrumental in delivering an 82% return to shareholders during this time frame.
Dream REIT - More recently, Ash tackled the challenge of reducing vacancies in Burnside Industrial Park for Dream Industrial REIT. At the start, Dream had a struggling portfolio and trailed the market with a 15% vacancy. In four years, Ash was able to greatly surpass the market and reduce the portfolio vacancy to under 3% - well ahead of the 9% in the market. This lead to the portfolio being sold for $271 million.
Bachelor of Arts - Economics - Acadia University
RPA - BOMA International
NSREC - Salesperson License
Memberships & Involvements
BOMA Nova Scotia - Board of Directors - past member
Nova Scotia Real Estate Commission