Owen is a Development Planner with Colliers' Strategy & Consulting group. He is responsible for providing research, policy and analytical support to the Development Advisory team. With 3+ years of experience in real estate consulting, Owen has worked on planning and development projects for local governments, non-profits and the private sector. He provides expertise in entitlements, public policy, market research and pro forma financial analysis. Owen graduated from the Sauder School of Business at UBC with a BCom where he specialized in Real Estate. During his time on the Development Advisory team, Owen has supported feasibility studies, acquisition analyses, portfolio management and entitlement programs.
Bachelor of Commerce with Honours, Sauder School of Business, UBC
Vice President, Development Advisory
Vancouver - Rogers Tower
Jaraad leads the Colliers’ Development Advisory business for Western Canada with a team of 12 staff. He is responsible for all aspects of the business including oversight of the 10 redevelopment projects that are currently under approvals or construction. Jaraad joined Colliers’ Strategy & Consulting Group in 2015. He has previous experience in urban planning, market research, public policy, real estate strategy, construciton & development work and organizational capacity building. Jaraad has completed rezoning, construction and occupancy of 7 various residential, mixed-use, and commercial projects. His most notable projects include management of the redevelopment of the Vancouver Masonic Centre in Vancouver, which now stands as a 16-storey tower with 150 units of residential and 40,000 sf of commercial space, and the redevelopment of the Canadian Cancer Society’s Centre for Cancer Prevention. Jaraad also oversaw the joint venture redevelopment of Ashley Mar Housing Co-operative with Intracorp Homes and Oxford Properties. That completed rezoning will see the creation of 650 units of housing in Vancouver.
Senior Vice President, National Lead, Development Advisory
Randy Gladman has more than 17 years of experience in commercial real estate development, leading projects from initial acquisition through the design, approval, site servicing, construction, and disposition processes. In every project he undertakes, Randy focuses on ensuring project objectives are met in conformity with the client’s strategic goals, thereby building a successful client relationship throughout the project lifecycle. Throughout his career, Randy has assembled and managed development design and approval teams made up of external consultants including civil engineers, planners, architects, surveyors, and lawyers. He is skilled in pursuing required entitlements, including official plan amendments, rezoning, site plan approvals, minor variances, and building permits, to ensure projects proceed to construction. Additionally, Randy has earned a reputation in the industry for fostering strong relationships with municipal staff, community stakeholders, and politicians to expedite project approvals.
A member of the Urban Land Institute, the International Council of Shopping Centres, and NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association, Randy has also authored articles about architecture, urban development and the future of transportation. He earned his MBA at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management in 2006, where he first discovered his passion for land development.
Vice Chairman, Head of Strategy & Consulting Group
Vancouver - Rogers Tower
With more than 40 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, including serving as CEO I Canada at Colliers International for 14 years, David assumed the role of Vice Chairman and Head of Strategy and Consulting I Canada on March 31, 2020. In this role, David integrates Colliers’ existing consulting practices into a national Real Estate Strategy & Consulting entity, building on operations to deliver the best real estate solutions for investors, institutions and corporate clients with significant real estate assets and portfolios.
David is highly regarded for his deep connections and innovative business perspective, providing strategy and guidance on best practices in corporate leadership, change management and innovation.
David holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Urban Land Economics from the University of British Columbia and is a member of REALPAC. Consisting of fewer than 100 members, REALPAC is the national industry association dedicated to advancing the vitality of Canada’s real estate sector.