Mark brings over a decade of high-profile investment transaction experience to the Edmonton office of Colliers International. As Vice President, Capital Markets Canada, Mark specializes in commercial and multi-family investment sales, a portfolio backed by a track record of his many achievements since 2008.
Mark’s expertise in sourcing, underwriting, financial analysis, generating listings and the sale of over $1.5 billion of commercial investment real estate, combined with his ability to cultivate sustainable industry relationships, has garnered him a reputation as one of Edmonton’s top investment agents. His comprehensive market knowledge, high level of integrity, experience with complex deals and entrepreneurial work ethic enhances Colliers service and market coverage for his clients and augments the company’s overall presence in Edmonton.
As a driven leader and hard-working professional, Mark is well-respected for his service excellence consistently delivered with a high level of transparency, credibility and attention to timelines. His engaging and detail-oriented work style and positive disposition shapes his fundamental philosophy for success: eliminate any waste of time; walk in the footsteps of the client; and make diligence, honesty and fun part of the equation.
Business Administration - Marketing Diploma - NAIT
Ayrshire Group, Strathallen, Trillum Realty Advisors, Canadian Urban Limited, Elite Real Estate Developments, Manulife Financial, Fiera Properties, Forum Properties, Kingsett Capital, Wexford Developments
Andrew Simpson is a member of the Edmonton National Investment team where he actively participates in the underwriting, analysis, marketing and sale of commercial real estate assets. Andrew and Mark Swaenepoel lead the Edmonton team and have successfully underwritten and sold well over $1B in asset value since 2012. Asset classes include: industrial, office, retail and development land.
Since joining Colliers in 2012, Andrew has personally been involved in the underwriting and sale of over $800M of commercial investment properties including over 1,000 acres of development land. Andrew covers all asset clases, however, he has a unique understanding of the Edmonton industrial market as he started his career focusing on the sales and leasing of industrial properties and land with another national real estate firm.
Andrew Holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Alberta with a major in finance.
Associate, Investment Sales
Michael joined the Edmonton Capital Markets and Investment Sales team May 2019 focusing solely on the sale and disposition of commercial assets. Michael graduated from Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh, PA where he captained the NCAA D1 lacrosse team. As a member Acceleration Advisor Development Program, Michael looks to expand his market knowledge to assist clients needs.
Born and raised in Edmonton, Michael has been involved in several sport associations. He continues to be involved in the community, coaching and playing lacrosse year round. He has played lacrosse at all levels across North America, including NCAA DI, Semi Professional and Professional.