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Colin Alves | Colliers | Toronto West

Colin Alves


Executive Vice President, Sales Representative

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Professional Summary

I am a 20 year veteran and consistent “Top 10” advisor nationally, resulting from my client-centric consultative approach and designing iron-clad solutions to complicated industrial transactions. With a specialization in large format distribution and fulfillment centers, my team maintain a dominant market share and significant influence within the Greater Toronto Industrial Market.
With a long-term view of achieving optimal results, I exclusively represent prominent corporate occupiers across Canada and the United States. I am often called upon as an expert witness to assist with legal proceedings pertaining to real estate disputes. This has provided me with laser insight into the unique challenges facing the real estate industry. I strive to provide superior client service and possess an unyielding entrepreneurial spirit and a collaborative work ethic, together with an industry reputation for having the utmost integrity, form the groundwork of my accomplishments.
The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) has twice recognized me as the Industrial Broker of the Year in Central Canada, an award based on significant deal transactions, contribution to the industry and an outside commitment to community service.


  • 2013 & 2018 – SIOR Industrial Broker of the Year
  • SIOR Top 50 Industrial Transactions of 2018
  • 2017 Power Broker- CoStar
  • Youngest Senior Vice President in Canada
  • Regional Awared of Excellence 2003-Present
  • Top 5 Producer Toronto                                 
  • Top 10 Producer Nationally
  •  Recipient of the International Award of Excellence
  •  Largest Canadian-US Multi-City Investment Sale Award
  • Achieved the designation as a member of the Society of  Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR).


University of Western Ontario- Honours Urban Development

Memberships & Involvements

SIOR - Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, OREA, CREA, TREB


Best Buy, LV Lomas, William Ashley, Hino Motors, UTi Logistics, Legacy Logistics, Toys-R-Us, ASSA Abloy, Uponor Ltd.,  Salvation Army.


Colin always followed up and certainly negotiated on our behalf to get the best deal we could.
-Derek Holman, Hino Motors Canada

Great service and executed what he promised.
-John Gardner, Ergocentric

Extremely open to what our needs were and he listened and responded in a manner we needed.
-Bill May, Salvation Army

Quality of advice, negotiation ability, and professionalism.
-G. Ross Clark, LV Lomas


Service Lines

Occupier Representation, Property Sales, Commercial Strata and Condo Sales

Property Type

Industrial, Land

My Team

Featured News

Oct 26, 2020

One of 2019’s Larger Lease Deals Puts Hamilton on the Map

We didn’t see a daunting space requirement amidst low vacancies. We saw the advantages of locating in an emerging market.
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Jun 1, 2019

Finding a strategic building solution for Home Depot’s first e-commerce facility in North America was no easy task.

The team negotiated a new construction deal with Anatolia Capital that included an initial footprint of 200,000 square feet with growth up to 400,000 square feet within 24 months and rights to an additional 415,000 square feet for a total project size of over 800,000 square feet on an 11-year term.
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