The Only Firm That Can Manage An Asset Through The Insolvency Process From End-To-End Anywhere In Canada
Colliers Insolvency and Restructuring Services offers a customized team of distressed asset experts for lenders and borrowers in order to provide certainty and transparency for troubled assets and development projects.
We understand how to work with a range of stakeholders who may have different objectives and expectations, understanding the implications to both the lender and borrower, and we provide effective, tailored and proactive solutions to each project. All with a single point of accountability.
Fully Integrated Real Estate Platform
How We Can Help
Should you need to dispose of the asset during CCAA, receivership or bankruptcy, Colliers will bring in transaction experts who specialize in distressed assets and various processes to work with you to ensure the best possible outcome. We do this all with a rigorous, defensible process. On top of that, we have experts on the ground with local expertise in every major market in Canada.
- Construction and development management. Get your projects finished.
- Property and project accounting. Gain confidence and transparency of expenditures and revenues.
- Property management. Secure the assets. Eliminate risk of long term damage. Service the tenants.
- Landlord representation leasing. Generate cash-flow or lease collateral.
- Insolvency sales. Maximize your return with a defensible process.
Our Leadership Team
Vice Chairman, Head of Strategy & Consulting Group
With more than 40 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, including serving as CEO I Canada at Colliers International for 14 years, David assumed the role of Vice Chairman and Head of Strategy and Consulting I Canada on March 31, 2020. In this role, David integrates Colliers’ existing consulting practices into a national Real Estate Strategy & Consulting entity, building on operations to deliver the best real estate solutions for investors, institutions and corporate clients with significant real estate assets and portfolios.
David is highly regarded for his deep connections and innovative business perspective, providing strategy and guidance on best practices in corporate leadership, change management and innovation.
David holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Urban Land Economics from the University of British Columbia and is a member of REALPAC. Consisting of fewer than 100 members, REALPAC is the national industry association dedicated to advancing the vitality of Canada’s real estate sector.
Partner, Strategy & Consulting Group
Scott Addison has been working in commercial real estate for over 30 years. As Partner, Strategy & Consulting at Colliers Canada, Scott uses this expertise to build effective real estate strategies for large companies and property owners. He previously served as the President of Brokerage Services at Colliers International, appointed in 2015. Through Scott's tenure in this role, he demonstrated a history of leading top performing teams enabling him to oversee 28 offices across Canada. Scott has driven organic and strategic growth of the brokerage business by committing to providing value-enhancing and client-centric strategies and solutions.
As a leader that believes in the power of diversity and inclusion, Scott is an executive sponsor of the Colliers' North American Diversity Committee. He is dedicated to building an office culture that is enterprising, collaborative and inclusive.He has led the integration of Colliers’ national proprietary CRM platform and data solutions to deliver timely and relevant market intelligence to our clients. As an advocate for innovation, Scott has been a mentor to the Colliers Proptech Accelerator program and fostered innovation by empowering individuals to advance their professional development.
Scott holds a Bachelor of Political Science and Economics from the University of Toronto. Scott currently serve as Director at the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), and previously chaired the industry association’s Broker of the Year nominating committee. He has also been an active member of REALPAC, the industry association committed to the vitality of the Canadian real estate industry.
President, Real Estate Management Services Canada
John Duda is the President of Real Estate Management Services, Canada. John began his career as Director of National Property Services at CIBC, joining Colliers in 2010. Appointed as head of Real Estate Management Services in 2017, John has driven significant growth both organically and strategically through the development of new service lines and markets. In his role as president, John a oversees 14 offices across Canada, working closely with local teams to create value-driven strategies in support of clients’ goals.
SVP & National Lead, Retail Services
Jane is Senior Vice President & National Lead, Retail Services for Real Estate Management Services (REMS) in Canada and her focus is on the strategic growth of REMS’ retail portfolio across Canada and on making Colliers’ Retail Asset Advisory Services synonymous with retail expertise in the Canadian marketplace. She will work with other areas of Colliers’ businesses when additional retail real estate expertise is required. Under her leadership, Jane leads the retail platform for Colliers Canada, ensuring that we continue to provide innovative and value-added solutions to our clients through the Retail Asset Advisory Services platform.
President | Colliers Project Leaders
Ottawa - Project Leaders
Entrepreneur and business leader Franklin Holtforster founded Colliers Project Leaders in 1989. As President he has grown the company into a leading real-property and infrastructure project management firm with offices across Canada and the Middle East. An engineer and Project Management Professional, Franklin has directed major capital projects for private- and public-sector clients, nationally and internationally.
Franklin serves on the Board of the Real Property Institute of Canada, is a recipient of the Order of Honour of Professional Engineers Ontario and the Province of Ontario Volunteer Award, a Warden of the Iron Ring, and a Canada’s Clean50 honouree.
An in-demand speaker on the topics of business, leadership and sustainability, Franklin has delivered variations of his Intentional Leadership workshop to a wide range of audiences.