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How Puzzle Solving Drives Shane Gough’s Passion for Property Management

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We went Behind the Blue with Shane Gough, Senior Property Manager, Real Estate Management Services, to get how winning the lottery brought him to Canada, why being a ‘puzzle solver’ makes him passionate about property management, and how he’s grown – personally and professionally – throughout his decade with Colliers.

Behind the Blue is our latest limited series of Experts Choose Experts, where we invite you to get to know our people and see how they embody Colliers' values within – and beyond – the workplace.

The individuals who choose to work and grow their careers with Colliers are multi-faceted and passionate and thrive in our culture, which cultivates expertise and inspires people to be their best. At Colliers, we proudly "Own the Blue" and invite you to get to know a few of the experts across Colliers Canada, sharing stories from their personal and professional journeys.

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Shane Gough

Senior Property Manager

Vancouver - Oceanic Plaza

I have worked in the Real estate industry for 20 years in various locations & markets, namely: London UK; Perth, Australia; and BC, Canada. 
As a Senior Property Manager for Colliers and a licensed Property Manager in Vancouver, I enjoy being an active advisor to my clients for executing their investment management goals.
I support and encourage sustainability as a LEED Green Associate. I enjoy implementing my knowledge and continually educate myself as technologies and regulations change. I have managed retrofits and building optimization initiatives for achieving clients’ sustainability goals and KPI’s as well as supporting Colliers’ green building initiatives.
I enjoy solving complex challenges, creating positive outcomes for clients, delivering excellent service to Tenants, visitors, and contractors. I have achieved this by effectively managing my team, building trust, utilizing available resources, industry knowledge & experience and continuous education & training.
My current assignment is The Exchange Building, completed in 2017. It comprises a AAA office tower sitting atop The Old Stock Exchange building, combining for a 31 floor, 370,000 Sq. ft. LEED Platinum flagship asset in the heart of Vancouver’s downtown area. The building has 7 levels of underground parking and incorporates a heritage building with Harry Gugger designed new construction. The Exchange is 100% leased. I supervise a team of 4 staff.
Prior to The Exchange, I managed Metrotower III, located in Metrotown area of Burnaby, B.C.
Metrotower III, a AAA LEED Platinum (415,000 sq. ft.) commercial office tower built in 2014, consisting of 29 floors of premium office with 5 levels of underground parking. I supervised a team of 4 staff. I managed several construction projects during this time, spanning 6 floors (4 partial and 2 full floors) to bring the building to 100% occupancy. Other projects include building optimization and energy efficiency improvements to achieve and exceed clients KPI’s.

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