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Colliers wins 2021 NAIOP Calgary REX Office Lease of the Year and Industrial Development of the Year Awards

Alberta Central & Celero at The District at Beltline

Congratulations to Colliers’ Justin Mayerchak, Peter Mayerchak and Jash Sandhu on winning Office Lease of the Year for a 51,033-square-foot 10-year term transaction with Alberta Central & Celero at The District at Beltline.

The District is a true success story in an otherwise challenging office market. The developer has created an environment in keeping with the innovation ecosystem locally and this transaction legitimized the project, which is now over 85% leased. The District will be a central landmark for the beltline: a home to great, local retail offerings and office tenants that functions from sun up to well beyond sun down. 

Alberta Central & Celero’s move into over 50,000 square feet at The District at Beltline exemplifies how technology and corporate culture shifts are changing our economy and subsequently, the city. The transaction was a catalyst for considerably more leasing in Calgary’s most prominent tech-forward development, with a positive effect on how companies are responding to the desires of a modern workforce.

The Colliers Industrial team followed suit with Neil Ferris and his team winning the Industrial Development Award on the sale of 14 acres at 8825 Shepard Rd SE.

The site, which is now the ROSEN Canada Head Office, went from sale to redevelopment, thanks to Colliers connecting the client with key vendors to help create a state-of-the-art, four storey, 180,000-square-foot facility. The impact of the redevelopment led to employment for thousands of local tradespeople, while the head office itself is now home to diverse roles, from shop and field technicians to engineers and data analysts.



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Justin Mayerchak

Senior Vice President & Partner

Calgary

We align corporate real estate strategy with business objectives. 

Through our nearly 500 offices and +15,000 employees world wide, we provides full service solutions to occupiers looking to maximize their facilities value proposition, locally or nationally/internationally. We believe corporate properties can be a powerful tool and work hard to thoroughly understand our clients business before creating the proper workplace strategy. 

We offer the services of lease abstraction & administration, lease audits, critical date tracking, location & portfolio optimization, facility acquisition & disposition, valuation & property tax assessment, building inspection services, project management, transaction management and several others. 

Our team currently manages approximately 275 leases on behalf of several national clients, has completed +2,500 office lease transactions and sold over $800 M in assets.

Let us show you how corporate real estate can create competitive advantage.

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Peter Mayerchak

Executive Vice President & Partner | Tenant Advisory Council | Occupier Services

Calgary

Peter Mayerchak has specialized in inner city and suburban office leasing for nearly 25 years with his primary focus of representing tenants and occupiers’ interests. Peter and his son, Justin, have been business partners for over 10 years with their prime objective being the exclusive representation of occupiers through the relocation, retrieval, or disposition process of their office premises in Calgary and across multiple markets, as the single point of contact for corporate real estate. Peter is an Executive Vice President and founding partner of the Colliers Calgary Office, having completed sales and assignments totaling over seven million square feet representing more than two billion dollars of transaction volume.

Peter’s unbiased consultative approach has allowed him to develop, nurture and grow longterm relationships with clients like Computer Modeling Group, Benevity Inc., Fortis Alberta, Hexagon, Novatel, EFW Radiology, Cole International, Lifemark Health and Pason Systems, just to name a few. Peter has consistently been recognized as a National Top Producer at Colliers International and is a member of the prestigious Everest Club, which recognizes the premier agents globally at Colliers. In 2017, Peter was the #1 office leasing broker in Canada, and has been listed in the top 10 office leasing brokers in Canada for the past seven years.

Giving back to the community is also very important to Peter and his family. Not only does Peter give back on a local level, but also on an international level. As such, Peter and his wife, Gabrielle, have sponsored a young woman in Nicaragua for the past 10 years. Closer to home, Peter serves as a member of the real estate committee with West Island College, and is a major supporter and sponsor for the Fernie Alpine Ski Team.

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Jash Sandhu

Senior Associate

Calgary

Through our 61 offices and +15,000 employees world wide, the Occupier Services Team provides full service solutions to occupiers looking maximize their real estate and facilities value proposition - offering the services of lease abstraction & administration, lease audits, critical date tracking, location & portfolio optimization, facility aquisition & disposition, valuation & property tax assessment, building inspection services, project management (through our MHPM partners), transaction management and several others.

In Calgary specifically, the Team specializes in Suburban & Beltline Office Leasing and Sales focusing primarily on Occupier Representation. Through our internal partnerships we also provide exceptional value in the Downtown, Industrial & Retail markets.

Colliers Occupier Services Team has completed over 2,500 office lease transactions and sold over $600 M in commercial real estate.

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Neil Ferris

Senior Vice President | Partner | Industrial Sales & Leasing

Calgary - Southeast Industrial Office

Neil has consistently proven his ability to strategically focus and find solutions for unique properties.  His understanding and ability to provide guidance in underwriting has delivered proven results.  Neil’s primary focus is in representing landlord, developers and investors.  Neil has over 20 years experience in brokerage and has been instrumental in finding opportunities for developers and investors. 

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