Associate Vice President | Personal Real Estate Corporation
Phil Gibbons began his career in commercial real estate in 2005 after graduating from the BCIT Commercial Real Estate program. Phil has since been actively involved in the sales and leasing of all asset classes successfully completing over 300 transactions to date. Working alongside some of his closest clients, Phil has also been involved in the development of over 1750,000 square feet of commercial property. Phil Joined Colliers in 2017 which enabled him to broaden his client base and expertise in the commercial real estate industry.
Phil is also one of the leading self storage brokers in Western Canada and involved in most of the major transactions over the past 3 years. These transactions ranged from $1,500,000 to $25,500,000 in value. Phil sold his first self-storage development site in Nanaimo in 2007 and was actively involved in the development of the 110,000 SF tilt-up concrete facility that was constructed on the site.
Not only has Phil been involved on the brokerage side of the business, but he has been involved in the operations side as well. In 2009, Phil was hired by StorageMart to manage and lease-up their brand new 90,000 square foot facility in Vancouver. Over 1,000 units were leased up over the span of 2 years.
Phil also recently purchased his own facility on Vancouver Island which he runs in conjunction with the brokerage side of his business. This assists in fine tuning the everyday knowledge in running a storage facility.
Phil is an active member of the Canadian Self Storage Association (CSSA). In 2019, Phil was as panelist at the western Canada CSSA conference.
Some of Phils more recent sales include:
- Trans Canada Self Storage - $25,500,000
- MY Mini Storage - $8,100,000
- Freeway Mini Storage - $19,000,000
- Canstore Self Storage - $1,600,000
- 2055 Boundary Road, Burnaby - $12,200,000
British Columbia Institute of Technology - Marketing Management, Commercial Real Estate
Memberships & Involvements
Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver
CSSA - Canadian Self Storage Association