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Jason Winton | Colliers | Nanaimo

Jason Winton


Vice President & Managing Broker

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Professional Summary

Jason Winton specializes in the sales and leasing of all commercial real estate asset classes (investment, development land, industrial, office, retail, recreational & apartment) in the Mid Vancouver Island region north of Victoria.

Jason joined Colliers in Vancouver in 1995.  In 2003 he opened up a Colliers office in Nanaimo to help bring professional commercial real estate marketing and brokerage to the region and since that time has been one of the top brokers in the Mid Island region.

He has facilitated the sale and lease of over $700 Million Dollars in Assets since 2008  over a range of asset classes, including land, hotel, office, industrial, retail and multi-family assets, many of which were large scale and complex. His achievements are a result of his acute understanding of the transaction process, strong relationships with industry professionals, keen understanding of the Mid Vancouver Island market as well as undivided dedication to client goals and success.

Clients include private equity, institutional investors, developers, local and offshore investors/developers and regional, provincial & national tenants



Some of Jason's accomplishments include:

  • The largest brokered sale in the Mid Island region for 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010 & 2011
  • The largest brokered lease in the Mid Island region for 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015 & 2021
  • The 2 largest brokered land development sites in the history of the Mid Island in 2018
  • $700 Million Sold & Leased in over 600 deals since 2008

Some notable transactions include:

Sandstone, South Nanaimo - a 726 acre Master Planned Development site which was the largest development property sale in the history of the Mid Island

Green Thumb Nursery, Nanaimo - a 44 acre development site in the Woodgrove area of North Nanaimo

961 England Avenue and 730 Grant Avenue, Courtenay - 2 fully occupied office buildings

940-950 Old Victoria Road, Nanaimo - represented the buyer for a 60,000 square foot industrial investment sale on 5.36 acres

488 Albert Street, Nanaimo -  a 30,278 square foot office investment property fully tenanted by the Provincial government

Timberline Village, Campbell River -  a 30,000 square foot brand new shopping centre investment

Pacific Rim Shopping Centre, Port Alberni - an 80,000 square foot retail shopping centre

Metral Station Shopping Centre, Nanaimo -  a 32,400 square foot retail centre

Cowichan Commons West, Duncan - a 187,000 square foot retail shopping centre

Ocean Village Resort, Tofino - a 51 unit waterfront resort on 6 acres

345 Wallace Street, Nanaimo - a 32,000 square foot office investment property

Marina West Resort, Tofino - a 63 unit waterfront resort and pub

6581 Aulds Road, Nanaimo - represented BCAA in negotiating a new 8,000 square foot  auto service build-to-suit lease premises


Represented Tenants include:  Federal Government, Telus, McDonalds, 7-11 Canada, Province of British Columbia, Vancouver Island Health Authority,  Toronto Dominion Bank,  The Salvation Army, Coca Cola, Praxair Canada, Great West Life,  BCAA,  Timberwest,  CIBC,  Fastenal Canada, The Medicine Shoppe, Life Labs, Rexall, Western Forest Products, ICBC, HSBC


UBC - Urban Land Economics (Management)

UBC - Urban Land Economics (Appraisal)

Memberships & Involvements



Realstream Income Partners, Artis Reit, Strathallen, Windley Contracting, First Capital, CH Realty, Des Bosa, Noort Homes, Nored Developments, Bosa Properties, Carrington Group, Ambleside Land, Province of B.C., Chartwell Group, Timberwest, Western Forest Products, TD, Century Group, Guildford Capital Corporation, PCRE Group, The Value Group


“The acquisition of Metral Station Shopping Centre, saw a number of issues surface over the course of the due diligence that were not really vendor nor purchaser driven but that needed to be resolved.  The brokers at Colliers were front and centre in coordinating the resolution of these issues and their efforts were over and above what is normally expected of brokers in the purchase and sale of a shopping centre.  We have worked with Colliers before on other transactions and look forward to doing so again.” Metral Drive Holdings Corp.


Marty Dohm
2650 – 650 West Georgia Street
P.O. Box 11558
Vancouver, BC  V6B 4N8





Ground lease, Portfolios, Land Sales, Project Leasing, Receivership, Mixed-Use Properties, Investment Properties, Resorts, Shopping Centres, Warehouses, Not for Profit Advisory

Service Lines

Occupier Representation, Landlord Representation, Property Sales

Property Type

Industrial, Land, Office, Multifamily, Retail

Featured Research

Feb 22, 2019

Vancouver Island Advisor Sentiment Survey H2 2018

Colliers real estate professionals look 12 months down the road and express their sentiment on rent, demand and investment in the office and industrial sectors on Vancouver Island.
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May 11, 2018

Vancouver Island Advisor Sentiment Survey Q1 2018

Colliers real estate professionals look 12 months down the road and express their sentiment on rent, demand and investment in the office and industrial sectors on Vancouver Island.
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Featured News

Aug 7, 2019

Largest Development Site Ever Sold in the Mid Island Region

In what’s sure to be a game-changer for south Nanaimo, the “Sandstone” property is poised to become one of the largest master-planned developments ever in the Mid Island region.
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Aug 6, 2019

Positioning an Estate Property for Mixed-Use Development

Multiple offers were received as a result and the sellers were able to maximize the value of the property.
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