Scott Bowden | Colliers International | Vancouver

Scott Bowden

Head of Valuations & Advisory Services | Canada

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Professional Summary

Scott joined Colliers International’s Vancouver office in November 2009, working directly with the Head of Property Tax in British Columbia to reestablish the group.  In 2013, Scott was promoted to the role of Senior Associate and focuses on preliminary negotiations with agents of the British Columbia Assessment Authority, as well as playing an advocacy role in front of the Property Assessment Review Panel and Property Assessment Appeal Board.


Recognized as an integral part of the Property Tax Group, Scott has a strong ability to find his clients significant tax saving, the following highlights a few of Scott’s notable clients:

Brookfield Properties – over $280,000 in tax savings over the past three years

The Keg Downtown – $74,000 in tax savings over two years

PIRET Industrial Blundell Road - $78,000 in tax savings in 2013

Conwest Development - $ 128,000 in tax savings in 2013

9200 Glenlyon Parkway - $30,270 in tax savings in 2013

Buckeye Canada - $473,000 in tax savings for 2012

Olympic Village - $76,000 in tax savings in 2011

Vancouver Airport - $138,000 in tax savings in 2011



In 2013, Scott was responsible for over $26 million in assessed value reductions and $1,600,000 in property tax rebates.

To-date Scott has helped his clients save over $2,500,000 in property tax rebates


Bachelors of Arts

Currently pursuing the AACI P.App accreditation


Memberships & Involvements

Canadian Property Tax Association, Appraisal Insitute of Canada


Conwest Developments Ltd., Shaw Cablesystems., Mainstreet Equities., The Ash Group., Brookfield, Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust.


Service Lines
Property Appraisal & Tax Services
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