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Graham Meader | Colliers | Toronto West

Graham Meader

Executive Vice President, Sales Representative

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About

Professional Summary

Graham has established himself as a quarterback within Colliers Industrial National Team and as a leader within the Toronto industrial real estate industry.  He has specialized in the logistics and ecommerce sector across Canada and the GTA over the past 25 years and has helped his clients through numerous market cycles. Together with his team, they are regularly relied upon by North American industrial occupiers and the investment community for their advice and real time market insights.

Graham has a passion for the logistics industry and is a visionary within the GTA Industrial market.    He has helped launched several top industrial parks across Durham Region, the GTA West, Caledon and Hamilton, as the GTA expands concentrically in search of labor, financial & operational efficiency.  Graham is a founding member of Colliers North America’s Logistics Supply Chain and Transportation Team.  He and his team look forward to learning more about your corporate needs and sharing their industrial insights.

 

Key Industrial Land Projects

425 acres on behalf of Rice Group and Choice Property REIT which will soon become the largest industrial park under development within Ontario

245 acres on behalf of Oxford Properties to support approximately 4M SF of future industrial development

100 + 150 acres on behalf of Anatolia Capital which will witness in excess of 5M SF of future industrial development

200 acres on behalf of HOOPP and is currently the largest spec industrial park in Canada with approximately 4M SF actively under developed and over half pre-leased.

115 acres on behalf of the Picov Family and Blackwood Partners which is has been the largest land transaction and business park development in Durham over the past 15 years

 

Key Industrial Big Box Leasing Projects

TJX / Winners / Home Sense – over 2 Million SF of fulfillment and distribution space across Canada

Gordon Food Service – 350,000 SF of freezer cooler warehouse facility and build to suit transaction + expansion of their Milton DC by another 200,000 SF

Best Buy – over 1 Million SF of fulfillment and distribution space concentrated in the GTA

Walmart – 2 Million SF of fulfillment and distribution warehouse space within Mississauga and Cornwall

Canada Post Corporation – procurement of their GTA Central East fulfillment centre and processing hub

 

Capital Market Projects

Summit REIT – acquisition of Volkswagen’s fulfillment, distribution facility in Ajax totaling 350,000 SF

GWL – sale of approximately 1 Million SF industrial portfolio in the GTA

KingSett – acquisition of a 220,000 SF existing building and 100,000 SF repositioning spec lease expansion followed by an investment sale to Bentall Kennedy

Hopewell – acquisition of a 30 acre site, spec development of 575,000 SF, future lease up and then subsequent capital market disposition once stabilized

SunLife – portfolio disposition of industrial, surplus land, office and retail portfolio within Burlington totaling over 600,000 SF

 

Industrial Listings

iPort Caledon, HOOPP – 4 Million SF industrial spec and build to suit leasing project

Prologis – 700,000 SF spec industrial development near Pearson Airport

Fengate – 250,000 SF spec pre-leasing program

Beedie – responsible for first 3 acquisitions within Ontario and future industrial strata projects across the GTA

CN Milton – 50 + 200 acres of future ground up industrial development directly across from the CN Intermodal Hub

Accomplishments

2021 – as of Q2, Top Professional within Canada

2020 – Top Team within Colliers Canada

2020 – Top Professional within Colliers Canada

2010 – 2020 – Colliers Everest Award

2000 – 2020 – International Awards of Excellence

2 x SIOR Industrial Broker of the Year, industry wide recognition for Central Canada

Multiple NAIOP Broker of the Year, industry wide recognition for Central Canada

2x Top Net Promoter Score (NPS) Colliers Canada

Multiple Award Winner of Co-Star Power Broker Recipient, industry wide recognition for Central Canada

Orlando Corporation Agent of the Year Award

Education

Honors Urban Development, University of Western Ontario

CSCMP – Georgia Tech University

Memberships & Involvements

Founding Member of Colliers Logistics and Transportation Solutions Team

Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity

Toronto Real Estate Board

Ontario Real Estate Association

Clients

TJX, Best Buy, Radiant Global Logistics, CanadaPost, Purolator, Gordon Foods, Speedy Transport, Bridgestone, Continental Tire, Volvo, HOOPP, Fiera Capital, Kaneff, Fengate, Triovest, Prologis, Choice Property REIT, Rice Group, National Energy, Beedie Group, City of Brampton, DREAM REIT, CN Rai

Services

Skills

Design and Build, Development Consulting, Distribution Centres, Financial Analysis, Institutional Capital Markets, Investment Properties, Land Marketing, Land Sales

Service Lines

Property Sales, Development Advisory Services, Occupier Representation

Property Type

Industrial, Land

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