Ottawa Industrial Market Report Q2 2020

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COVID-19 has had a tremendous impact on the Canadian economy. Lockdowns in place since the middle of March have forced companies to work remotely spurring on demand for online retailers.  

  • Online sales across Canada have more than doubled (up 120.3%) in April 2020.
  • Amazon’s announced in June that they will build a second 450,000 SF distribution center located in Barrhaven.
  • Ottawa’s Industrial availability rate increased marginally to 2.1% in Q2, due to space becoming available in Ottawa’s East market.

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Ottawa Industrial Market Report Q2 2020

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Warren Wilkinson

Managing Director, Ottawa

Ottawa

Company Experience

Warren joined Colliers International in January of 2005.  After ten years as a leasing expert in the greater Ottawa area, Warren started the transition from Sale Representative to Managing Director.  Backed by a strong clientele basis and a working knowledge of the brokerage business, Warren has grown the Colliers Ottawa thought experience and mentorship. 

Prior Experience

After an extensive working experience in Sydney, Australia with the Attorney Generals office in the Compensation Courts of New South Wales, Warren returned to Canada to begin his career in Commercial Real Estate.

Professional Accomplishments

Described by his peers as an eager, passionate worker, Warren is concentrating his efforts on continuing to be a purposeful, strong leader in the Ottawa Commercial Real Estate marketplace.  Warren is always looking for new and positive ways to help grow the Ottawa office’s brand and reputation as the city’s leading, fully integrated commercial real estate firm. 

Education

Warren is an Ottawa native who obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Law from Carleton University in the year 2000.

Affiliations

Warren is actively involved in several sports leagues, a volunteer with Kanata Minor Hockey Association (KMHA), Kanata Little League Baseball Association (KLLBA) and is a member of BOMA Ottawa and the Ottawa Board of Trade.  In addition Warren is a proud alumni of Fight for the Cure – participant.

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Leo Lee

Regional Director - Research Eastern Canada

Toronto West

Leo is the Regional Director of Research for Eastern Canada and oversees the delivery of Colliers research reports and consultancy services. He plays a key role in the senior leadership and operation of the research business in Canada.  

He joined Colliers International in 2008, most recently as the Research Manager in New Zealand. He draws on his professional experience as a commercial appraiser and real estate consultant to provide valuable market insights and strategic advice for clients and professionals across the Colliers service lines.    

He is committed to addressing the needs of clients who are making real estate decisions by providing business intelligence solutions through leveraging the use of data and technology using Colliers’ platforms.

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