Kayvon Besharat

Kayvon Besharat

Executive Vice President | Personal Real Estate Corporation

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About

Professional Summary

Specializing in corporate tenant representation and large scale office project marketing, overseeing lease negotiations,, site selection, and sublease dispositions.

Kayvon has represented clients in more than 700 assignments amounting to more than 10,000,000 SF. Kayvon's extensive experience and market knowledge has afforded his clients outstanding results.

Notable Office Leasing Projects:

  • Microsoft: 150,000 SF headquarters at 725 Granville Street, 70,000 SF studio at 155 Water Street,  65,000 SF studio at 858 Beatty Street, 37,000 SF studio at 840 Cambie
  • Deloitte: 120,000 SF new heaquarters at 400 West Georgia Street
  • Spaces: 120,000 SF new location at 400 West Georgia Street
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers: 105,000 SF renewal at 250 Howe Street;
  • DHX Media: 75,000 SF build to suit studio at 380 West 5th Avenue;
  • Teradici Corporation: 60,000 SF renewal and expansion;
  • Electronic Arts: 85,000 SF studio at 250 Howe Street, 90,000 SF expansion at Canada Way Business Park, 85,000 SF lease termination,
  • Ciena Corp: 240,000 SF build to suit and 170,000 SF Expansion in Ottawa;
  • Royal Bank of Canada: 185,000 SF renewal at 1055 West Georgia Street;
  • Nerd Corps Entertainment: 40,000 SF renewal and expansion at 2285 Clark Drive; 
  • Bull Housser:  60,000 SF headquarters at Telus Garden and 50,000 SF temporary premises at 900 Howe Street;
  • Radical Entertainment: 70,000 SF studio at 369 Terminal Ave;
  • BC Securities Commission: 50,000 SF headquarters at 701 West Georgia Street;
  • D-Wave Systems: new 40,000 SF facility at 3033 Beta Avenue;
  • Harper Grey: 40,000 SF renewal and expansion at 650 West Georgia Street;
  • Broadband TV:  30,000 SF studio at 1205 Melville Street;

Recent Investment Sales completed:

  • Willingdon Park Phase 1 and 2 - $50 Million
  • 101 Smithe Street - $27.35 Million
  • 1140 Homer Street - $22 Million,
  • 2256 Lakeshore Boulevard, Toronto - $37 Million
  • 5901 Delesalle - $21.5 Million
  • Choices development - $16.8 Million
  • 905 West Pender Street - $24 Million,
  • 1128 Homer Street - $26.5 Million 
  • 540/550 Seymour Street - $21 Million
  • 560 Seymour Street - $29 Million
  • 560 Beatty Street - $18.1 Million
  • 2590 Granville Street - $17.5 Million
  • 555 Richards Street - $10 Million
  • 350 Water Street - $9.5 Million;
  • 1033 Granville Street - $9.9 Million
  • Assisted Spearstreet Capital with their $300 Million purchase of the Blackberry office and industrial portfolio in Ontario;
  • Assisted Electronic Arts with land acquistion to develop Phase II of Burnaby headquarters.

Accomplishments

  • Multiple Colliers' Outstanding Achievement and top producer awards including Top Producer Canada in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015; 2016, 2017, 2018
  • #1 overall producer Office Leasing Colliers Vancouver 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015; 2016
  • Colliers' Rookie of the Year Award for Canada in 1999;
  • Member of Colliers Everest Club awarded for top revenue performance in Canada, the US and Latin America.
  • 2014 Colliers Top International Business Referral Award

Education

B.A., University of Western Ontario

Memberships & Involvements

Family Services of Greater Vancouver Foundation Board Member

Clients

Microsoft, PricewaterhouseCoopers, DHX Media, D-Wave, Electronic Arts, Salesforce, ZOIC Studios, DDB Canada, NerdCorps Entertainment, BroadbandTV, Teradici Corporation, Bull Housser & Tupper LLP, Harper Grey, Capstone, Hothead Games, Roper Greyell

Services

Service Lines
Tenant Representation, Landlord Representation, Property Sales
Property Types
Office
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