Solving your complex real estate problems
We offer the following services:
We collaborate through leveraging the expertise of multidisciplinary teams to deliver comprehensive perspectives and Real Estate strategies. This approach results in more substantive outcomes than just simply completing a number of discrete tasks with no ultimate objective. We strive to provide our clients with the best strategy to match their objectives while ensuring that we are steadfast in protecting their interests.
This is our commitment to you.
We simplify the complex
We understand the big picture
We have integrated expertise
We are more than a consultant
You ask, we deliver
Which options will provide us with long-term cashflow
certainty and enable reinvestment for the future?
What criteria should we prioritize to create the best
decision-making to further our business?
What due diligence can we complete to ensure we
extract the most value from our real properties while
mitigating our risk exposure?
How can our real estate strategy be better aligned
and enable our corporate strategy?
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.
Executive Consultant - Portfolio & Fund Strategy
Peter has more than 35 years of experience within the commercial real estate investment industry in Canada.
He is a Partner in Colliers Strategy & Consulting Group and with his Team he is focussed on value creation for clients at both the asset and portfolio levels.
His multi-disciplinary background includes hands on experience with real estate fund management and structuring, real estate investment platform design and implementation, risk management, capital fundraising, asset management, development, real estate finance, appraisal, workouts, leasing, acquisitions and dispositions.
Over the course of his career he has been personally involved in the finance, valuation, management and investment of more than $9 billion worth of commercial real estate. Over the most recent 16 years he developed and evolved two successful real estate investment management businesses. At various points in his career he has had success working in the institutional, public markets, brokerage, and private sector environments and as such has a broad perspective of the real estate industry.
After spending 8 years leading and building the Fiera Real Estate investment Management platform and business to $6 billion in assets under management he has joined Colliers, Strategy & Consulting Group as a Partner.
Vice President - Consulting
My career has focused on Urban Planning and development of a wide range of property types. Work has included feasibility studies, consultant selection and coordination, managing the civic approval process and implementation of construction projects. Working for a variety of client types, my focus is on assiting clients achieve their real estate goals while finding a balance between communiity and private goals. I am a creative problem solver and approach real estate challanges in different ways.
Senior Vice President, Strategic Advisory
Jason provides executive leadership for Collier’s Strategy & Consulting practice, which provides independent Strategy and Advisory services, Portfolio Optimization, Transaction, Process and Financial Advisory services to a wide number of organizations looking at how to thoughtfully accelerate its business operations and results.
Since 2009, he has led the planning, evaluation, and deal execution of just over $2 billion in infrastructure investment through a variety of delivery and transaction models. Prior to joining Colliers in 2018, Jason spent the previous 7 years as CFO / Vice President Finance at two of Toronto’s leading hospitals. Prior to that, he was part of the Infrastructure Advisory and Project Finance team at Deloitte (Toronto).
Jason’s experience in financial management, corporate finance, performance optimization, decision support, and transaction advisory enables him to facilitate thoughtful conversations to define and accelerate the strategic, capital and infrastructure planning with internal / external stakeholders, governance, and funding partners to bring new levels of strategic enablement and success.
He brings to bear the integrated thinking, concise evaluation, quality assurance, internal control, and operational management expertise associated with a professional accountant and experienced finance executive. Jason’s mix of experience and high energy collaborative style helps to bring the right conversations to the forefront.
Senior Vice President, Planning & Placemaking
Russell leads the Colliers Planning and Placemaking team based out of Vancouver. Over the years, he has managed development and planning advisory assignments locally, as well as throughout North America, China, and the Middle East. He provides expertise in strategic planning, land capacity analyses, demand modelling, demographic forecasting, and economic placemaking, ultimately with the goal of creating unique and successful destinations within existing urban fabrics.
Senior Consultant: Urban Planning and Placemaking Advisory
Chris Kuno joined Colliers as an urban planning consultant following a career in professional baseball and has served as a project manager and analyst on a range of projects related to the reimagining of existing real estate assets into financially sustainable places with unique character and identity. He holds a Master of Urban Planning degree with a specialization in Real Estate and Development from McGill University. Chris is a project manager that provides expertise in policy creation, destination creation, stadium planning, urban design, municipal approvals, development feasibility, and strategic planning for private and public sector clients.
Senior Manager, Strategic Advisory
Rodion is a Senior Manager, Strategic Advisory for Collier's Strategy & Consulting practice. A strategist by nature and training, he focuses on providing Strategic Advisory to a vast number of organizations looking to accelerate their business operations and results. Since 2012, Rodion has led a diverse collective of strategic planning and execution, portfolio strategy, business transformation and organizational change initiatives across various industries and sectors. His unique pairing of strategy, program management and risk expertise enable him to deliver on key initiatives across a broad scope. Rodion is known for his ability to translate strategy into action.
Erin brings to Colliers her experience conducting real estate market analysis, urban planning policy development, and public engagement facilitation. Her strong design, analytical and mapping skills contribute to planning and development project success. Erin's engagement facilitation experience includes innovative approaches that effectively gain key insight from community members and stakeholders. She is experienced in demographic and socioeconomic analysis, conducting residential, retail, office, and industrial market studies, as well as land use and policy research.
Prior to joining Colliers, Erin worked in the Calgary real estate and rental market doing communications work and conducting market analysis. She also contributed to the growth of the Beltline Neighborhoods Association and its affiliated mural art festival as their Community Engagement Coordinator where she facilitated public art projects and related events.
Margaret joined Colliers International in February 2011 and has since established a diverse understanding of commercial real estate in all asset classes. She has had the opportunity to work for Colliers in both Australia and Canada, providing her with global connections and a unique perspective on best practices, both of which assist in giving the best possible service experience for her clients.
Margaret focuses on the leasing and sales of retail and office properties within the Greater Vancouver area and works with several of Vancouver’s top leasing and investment brokers. She has a strong understanding of business issues which, coupled with her background in property valuation, allows Margaret to bridge the gaps of her clients’ business concerns with real estate solutions. Her role includes developing new business, lease negotiation, providing lease analysis, marketing materials, project positioning analysis, market surveys, as well as property valuations.
She is also actively involved on the Education and Outreach committee for the CREW Network Vancouver Chapter and the Membership and Outreach committee for the Urban Land Institute.
Vice President, Client Strategy