B.A. (Hons), BBA (Hons)
Senior Sales Representative
Rob has a strong focus on the GTA West Industrial and Land markets. He has a proven track record with clients through real estate negotiations on acquisitions, dispositions, and leasing.
With over 7 years of experience, Rob is a top producing professional at Colliers International, with over $100 Million worth of Industrial real estate transacted, representing over $1 Million Square feet
Recent Notable Transactions
Sold - 5150 Timberlea Blvd, Mississauga - 40,000 SF
Leased – 6060 Burnside Cr 3, Mississauga – 49,000 SF
Leased – 375 Annagem Blvd, Mississauga – 50,323 SF
Leased – 1150 Corporate Dr, Burlington – 40,117 SF
Leased – 415 Annagem Blvd, Mississauga – 38,520 SF
Sold - 7361 Pacific Cir, Mississauga – 28,431 SF
Leased – 5150 Timberlea Blvd, Mississauga – 40,000 SF
Leased - 170 Traders Blvd, Mississauga – 32,798 SF
Significant Recent Transactions
Leased – 30 Driver Rd, Brampton – 68,715 SF
Leased – 2475 Tedlo St, Mississauga – 21,168 SF
Leased – 18 Hedgedale Rd, Brampton – 18,824 SF
Sold – 1700 Sismet Rd, Mississuaga – 37,131 SF
Sold – 1235 Queensway E, Mississauga – 1,813 SF
Leased – 6295 Northam Dr, Mississauga – 2,737 SF
Sold – 6720 Davand Dr 8, Mississauga – 2,160 SF
Sold – 760 Laurentian Dr 6, Burlington – 2,000 SF
• Honours BA: Sociology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON and Honors BBA: Acadia University, Wolfville, NS
• Real-Estate license - Ontario Real Estate Association
• Member of TREB and RECO
Senior Vice President, Sales Representative
Ben became a Senior Vice President at Colliers International in December 2020. An annual top producing professional at Colliers International, Ben Williams has developed an unparalleled understanding of real estate negotiations, completing 250+ transactions. With over 13 years of experience, Ben has transacted over $600 million worth of industrial real estate, representing over 12.3 million square feet. Ben and his team specialize in the GTA West industrial real estate market with extensive knowledge of the Mississauga, Oakville, and Burlington submarkets. Ben resides in the Toronto Bloor West neighborhood with his wife and daughter.
Executive Vice President, Sales Representative
Dane Gilbert, an annual top producing professional at Colliers International, has transacted over $1.9 billion worth of industrial real estate, representing over 20.1 million square feet and 660 acres of land for development. He has secured his reputation as a trusted partner for industry-leading clients in real estate acquisition, disposition, and leasing with a proven track record brokering some of the largest and most complex industrial transactions in Canada. Dane has market specialization in the food sector focused on temperature-controlled warehouse space and food processing facilities.
Reaching annual recognition as Colliers #1 Industrial Broker in Canada (#2 broker overall) and #11 in North America among all brokers at Colliers International, Dane has also been recognized as the SIOR Industrial Broker of the Year for the Greater Toronto Area, two-time recipient of NAIOP’s Industrial Development of the Year and two-time finalist for NAIOP's Industrial Lease of the Year.
#1 INDUSTRIAL BROKER – COLLIERS CANADA
In 2018, Dane was recognized as Colliers #1 Industrial Broker in Canada (#2 broker overall). Dane transacted $343M across 3.4M SF, which included the largest industrial investment transaction in Colliers history. In 2017 and 2019, Dane was Colliers #2 industrial broker in Canada (#3 broker overall) where he transacted $265M/2.6M SF and $205M/2.1M SF.
SIOR INDUSTRIAL BROKER OF THE YEAR
Dane was recognized as SIOR Industrial Broker of the Year - a distinction presented annually to the top industrial broker in the Greater Toronto Area. SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors) is the leading professional industrial and commercial real estate association in the world with active members in 630 markets throughout 34 countries. The SIOR award selection process involves careful consideration of size, value and volume of transactions in a calendar year, reputation in the commercial real estate industry, impact, creativity and other significant accomplishments.
NAIOP INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE YEAR
Dane is a two-time recipient of NAIOP’s Industrial Development of the Year:
- 2018: Congebec Logistics design-build development of a 228,694 SF state-of-the-art freezer with transaction value of $67M.
- 2016: TransForce complex conversion and repositioning of an obsolete manufacturing facility into a functional mixed-use office/cross dock, culminating a 145,000 SF lease valued at $16.7 Million.
NAIOP INDUSTRIAL LEASE OF THE YEAR
Dane represented two of the three NAIOP industrial lease of the year finalists in 2017:
- Congebec Logistics: 228,694 SF design build lease valued at $67M
- VersaCold Logistics Services: 572,192 SF lease valued at $88M