Experts in Large Real Estate Transactions & Capital Solutions
2022 Global Investor Outlook
The report is Colliers’ annual in-depth exploration of investor sentiment, strategies and the forces set to shape real estate markets around the world. Our findings are based on a survey of 300+ investors across the globe and in-depth interviews with our regional Capital Markets leaders.
Global capital is back in 2022! Core and core-plus office spaces are the top global strategy picks and 75% of investors surveyed are integrating environmental factors into their strategies.
Colliers Capital Markets is a leader in providing disposition services for institutional-quality commercial real estate assets of all classes including industrial, office, retail, land and multi-unit residential. Whether dealing with a single large income-producing property or a significant portfolio, our well-connected experts utilize their relationships with key national and global industry players to maximize profits.
Our experts provide a wide range of advisory solutions relating to direct asset acquisitions and portfolio valuation. Utilizing our financial acumen, propriety market intelligence and national presence, our team of sophisticated professionals assists institutions and investors to acquire real estate assets, unlock property value and perform due diligence.
Colliers Capital Markets has a proven track record of sourcing innovative equity and debt capital solutions for our clients. We specialize in identifying strategic financial partners, creating joint venture investment and development opportunities and advising clients on a variety of unique financial alternatives in order to enhance value.
Working closely with our global network, Colliers Capital Markets has a dedicated capital team that regularly assists large institutions and investors to source or place capital in Canada or abroad. Our professionals help international investors gain an understanding of national trends and local market dynamics, while successfully navigating cross-border obstacles.
President, Capital Markets | Canada
Lucas brings nearly 20 years of experience in real estate, including investment banking, private equity, business development, mergers and acquisitions, development and equity and debt capital raising to Colliers. Over the course of his career, he has been involved in over $30 billion of real estate transactions across a variety of real estate asset classes and has assisted in raising over $25 billion in public, private and joint venture capital, and cross border financing activities.
His expertise in commercial real estate and strong relationships established over many years reinforces Colliers' industry-leading position in Canada.
Working across business lines and borders, Lucas drives the strategic vision of Colliers’ Capital Markets.
Partner, Head of Capital Markets Brokerage
Emeka Mayes joined Colliers in September 2021 as Partner Head of Capital Markets, Brokerage with over 20 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry.
Before joining Colliers, Emeka worked for more than 10 years at a leading REIT as Vice President, Investments, where she was responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and closing all acquisitions, dispositions, and joint venture relationships. Emeka has also worked in the United States with one of the largest mortgage banking firms in the US. Emeka holds a Master of Arts degree in Psychology and a minor in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.