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Taking the Lead with Elizabeth Model, CEO & Ironman Athlete

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Competing in a singular arduous Ironman Triathlon is a triumphant achievement. Racing in 99, all after the age of 46, is a feat many could not physically or mentally envision.

In this podcast, Madeleine Nicholls, Managing Director of Colliers’ Brokerage group in Greater Toronto, speaks with Elizabeth Model, CEO of the Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association (BIA), who has competed 99 Ironman races around the world while being a leader in her own community.

Elizabeth reflects on the importance of setting goals, being kind to yourself and continually looking for ways to top up your life. Elizabeth and Madeleine also discuss how framing your mindset can help you achieve both your personal and professional goals.




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Madeleine Nicholls

Managing Director, Brokerage | Greater Toronto Area

Toronto Downtown

Madeleine is Managing Director of the GTA and joined Colliers in March 2020. Prior to that she worked at Dream and lead the National Retail Division, and prior to that worked  with several major Landlords across Canada, as well as in brokerage. Madeleine is a global citizen having traveled and lived abroad most of her life.  Madeleine looks to the best in class worldwide examples of commercial real estate to bring the best in the world to our practice. 

Madeleine has extensive experience working on some of the pre-eminent developments in Canada.  She has successfully leased up of a variety of mixed use and retail projects ranging in size from urban retail to 73 acre retail/office/residential mixed use developments.  She has exceptional tenant relationship management and expertise in redevelopment of properties to maximize value.

Madeleine has expertise at all levels of new business development from strategic planning and acquisitions to prospecting, pitching, negotiating offers and leases, and build out of space.  Innovative business developer, team leader and mentor with proven ability to inspire and achieve results by creating a collaborative and streamlined environment focused on delivering superb results.  Madeleine has deep connections in the real estate industry and a passion to deliver results that exceed expectations.

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