Senior Vice President, Sales Representative
Peter Davies is a Vice President and Co-Chair of Colliers Not-for-Profit Advisory Group. He is an office leasing (tenant representation) and real estate investment specialist at Colliers with the CCIM designation working out of the downtown Toronto office since early 2002. His focus is working with a wide array of non-profit and charitable clients in the Toronto area and across Canada including small to large charities, local and national health providers, associations, foundations, housing, educational groups and places of worship. He has extensive experience working with a wide diversity of public and private clients across the Greater Toronto Area, throughout Canada, the U.S. and numerous global markets.
As Co-Chair of Colliers Not-for-Profit Advisory Group, he provides defensible real estate solutions which support the mission, values, and vision of not-for-profit organizations. Peter has published numerous unique articles on issues surrounding commercial real estate and the non-profit sector.
As a graduate of McMaster University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, Peter joined Enterprise in 1994 in a training program where he rapidly advanced to manage two of Toronto’s largest offices. Subsequently, Peter joined GE Capital where he remained for approximately 5 years progressing through a variety of sales and finance positions, ultimately as the Senior Manager of Southwestern Ontario overseeing a $105 million dollar portfolio of industrial based leases and loans.
Peter’s key strengths lie in his ability to effectively collaborate and communicate with the diverse stakeholders involved in long term projects. Also, he is often commended by his clients for his extensive risk mitigation efforts and in overall successful project execution.
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· Recipient of Colliers Top Producer and IAE awards
· Received the CCIM Real Estate Designation in 2010 (a designation held by only 6% of commercial real estate agents in Canada and the U.S.)
· Sale and purchase of over 80 investment transactions
· Tenant representation on over 300 office leasing transactions
· Strategic corporate real estate consulting and cross-border projects for firms such as Molson Coors, Honda Canada, Volkswagen Canada, Pinchin, HRG Worldwide, Infusion, Jovian Capital, etc.
CCIM Real Estate Designation - 2010
Bachelor of Commerce - McMaster University - 1994
Memberships & Involvements
CCIM - Certified Commercial Investment Member, Co-Chair - Colliers Not-For-Profit Advisory Group, NAIOP - National Assoc. of Industrial and Office Properties, Toronto Real Estate Association (TREB), Ontario Real Estate Association, Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA)
Honda Canada, HRG Worldwide, Molson Coors Canada, Pinchin, Volkswagen Canada, A.T. Kearney, Kingsdale Shareholder Services, Russell Reynolds, numerous non-profit organizations, school boards, housing organizations, associations, foundations and Places of Worship.
“...I appreciate Peter's ability to understand our real estate needs, efficiently use my time by focusing on what we want and providing best in class responsiveness and client service.”
Jay Wells, former Chief Financial Officer, Molson Coors Canada
“It was a pleasure working with Pete. He provided excellent market intelligence and sound advice and it was clear that he was working to get the best deal for Northgate...He was very professional and detail oriented in his approach and we could not be more pleased with our new space and the lease that he negotiated for us. We would use his services again in a heartbeat.” Jon Douglas, former Senior Vice President & CFO, Northgate Minerals Corporation
“...Working with Pete, we were able to find, lease, and create an appealing work environment which was conducive to creativity, energy, and collaboration...Pete’s qualifications and intimate knowledge of the market, coupled with his honesty, integrity and initiative, made Allan Candy’s office move a rewarding experience which accomplished all our objectives.”
Steven E. Diakowsky, former President & CEO, The Allan Candy Company Limited
Peter was great to work with, he had a great approach and stayed on top of our needs. He set us up for success by taking the time with us to think about what we were looking for, budget and our longer term plans. We highly recommend Peter."
Lorie-Ann Roxburgh, CFO & Executive Vice President, Group Support, Volkswagen Canada Inc.
Over 50 other testimonials available upon request along with an extensive list of both corporate and non-profit clients.