Senior Vice President, Sales Representative
Peter Davies is a Senior Vice President and has been with Colliers for over 20 years. He is a commercial real estate investment and office leasing specialist, and he holds the CCIM designation working out of Colliers downtown Toronto office.
Since early 2002, Peter has worked with a wide diversity of non-profit and for-profit organizations, investors, developers, and office tenants across the Greater Toronto Area, Canada, the U.S., and numerous global markets.
Peter has led over 110 investment sale and purchase transactions totaling over $520 million in asset value plus over 400 office leasing (tenant representation) transactions.
Recent sale projects he has led include an array of development sites, multi-family apartment buildings, community centers, schools, churches, camps, resorts, townhouse complexes, breweries, and numerous land sites and office buildings.
Peter's advisory work with tenants on office leasing transactions extends to both small firms and international corporations in all major Canadian markets.
Peter’s key strengths lie in his ability to effectively collaborate and communicate with the diverse stakeholders involved in long term projects. He employs a strategic focus of advising his clients on how to minimize real estate costs, reduce risk, and maximize flexibility regardless of the transaction type. He provides defensible real estate solutions which support the mission, values, and vision of the organizations he represents.
· Recipient of Colliers Top Producer and IAE awards
· Received the CCIM Real Estate Designation in 2010 (a designation held by only 6% of commercial real estate agents in Canada and the U.S.)
· Sale and purchase of over 110 investment transactions
· Tenant representation on over 400 office leasing transactions
· Strategic corporate real estate consulting and cross-border projects for firms such as Molson Coors, Honda Canada, Volkswagen Canada, Pinchin, Porter Airlines, Kainos, Northbridge Insurance, Russell Reynolds, Sienna Senior Living, Kearney, Jovian Capital, The Salvation Army, YMCA, etc.
CCIM Real Estate Designation - 2010
Bachelor of Commerce - McMaster University - 1994
Memberships & Involvements
CCIM - Certified Commercial Investment Member, NAIOP - National Assoc. of Industrial and Office Properties, Toronto Real Estate Association (TREB), Ontario Real Estate Association, Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA)
Molson Coors, Honda Canada, Volkswagen Canada, Pinchin, Porter Airlines, Kainos, Northbridge Insurance, Russell Reynolds, Sienna Senior Living, Kearney, Jovian Capital, The Salvation Army, YMCA, numerous non-profit organizations, school boards, housing organizations, associations, foundations and places of worship.
“...I appreciate Peter's ability to understand our real estate needs, efficiently use my time by focusing on what we want and providing best in class responsiveness and client service.”
Jay Wells, former Chief Financial Officer, Molson Coors Canada
“It was a pleasure working with Pete. He provided excellent market intelligence and sound advice and it was clear that he was working to get the best deal for Northgate...He was very professional and detail oriented in his approach and we could not be more pleased with our new space and the lease that he negotiated for us. We would use his services again in a heartbeat.” Jon Douglas, former Senior Vice President & CFO, Northgate Minerals Corporation
“...Working with Pete, we were able to find, lease, and create an appealing work environment which was conducive to creativity, energy, and collaboration...Pete’s qualifications and intimate knowledge of the market, coupled with his honesty, integrity and initiative, made Allan Candy’s office move a rewarding experience which accomplished all our objectives.”
Steven E. Diakowsky, former President & CEO, The Allan Candy Company Limited
Peter was great to work with, he had a great approach and stayed on top of our needs. He set us up for success by taking the time with us to think about what we were looking for, budget and our longer term plans. We highly recommend Peter."
Lorie-Ann Roxburgh, CFO & Executive Vice President, Group Support, Volkswagen Canada Inc.
Over 50 other testimonials available upon request along with an extensive list of both corporate and non-profit clients.