Our advisory focuses on aligning workspace solutions to your business strategy.
We work with tech teams throughout all stages of growth, starting from a few employees in an incubator, through to Fortune 500 tech giants, the Colliers Canada Tech Advisory provides value-add support that ensures your real estate is symbiotic to your business.
Key components of successful strategy
Building Real Estate Strategies for the Canadian Tech Sector
- Operating in 48
- Transaction Value $15.7B
- Managed 61.2M
Calgary’s office market is making a comeback and now is the time to pay attention
Making it Work
“You’re still on mute, and that’s OK”
Breaking Down Barriers Transforms Niche Building into Destination for Tech and Creative Sectors A building structure that posed a challenge for securing tenancy
Managing Director, Office Practice Group | GTA
Jamie Jackson serves as the Managing Director for the GTA Office Practice Group. He has been helping to grow the business since September 2020.
Prior to joining Colliers, he was the Director of the Financial Services practice at Iron Mountain, where he had increasingly senior sales and sales management roles in the financial services and technology sectors.
He also took a 10 year detour into running an international marketing agency, ending up as the CEO until the entire business was sold and he returned to his selling roots in financial services.
Vice President, Sales Representative
Following a succesful stint at Xerox, Scott joined Colliers in 2009 and has developed a strong knowledge base of the Greater Toronto Area office markets. Specializing in office leasing with a focus on tenant representation, Scott's forte is to assist clients in the renewal and relocation of their office space. Scott's personable approach and his attentive desire to deliver upon clients' hot buttons fosters an unparalleled agent-client relationship.
Executive Vice President | Personal Real Estate Corporation
Learn more at www.colinscarlett.com
For over 23 years, I’ve specialized in finding real estate solutions for business challenges, with a focus on technology and professional services firms. I use an exclusive methodology to truly understand my clients’ businesses and industries, giving them unique insights into their operations and positively impacting business drivers, including productivity, culture, engagement, retention/attraction, brand and operational efficiency. Not only that, I do it on the very best financial terms.
By following this approach, I have provided business-driven real estate solutions to some of Metro Vancouver's largest companies, including:
- IWG (Spaces/Regus) - 600,000 SF (various projects)
- Technicolor/MPC - 200,000 SF (various global projects)
- Fortinet - 282,000 SF
- Royal Bank of Canada - 140,000 SF
- Global Relay Communications - 100,000 SF (various global projects)
- McCarthy Tetrault LLP - 82,000 SF
- University of British Columbia - 81,397 SF
- Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP - 67,369 SF
- Ernst & Young - 66,510 SF
- Immigrant Services Society - 54,620 SF
- Miller Thomson LLP - 48,000 SF
- Gowling WLG - 43,000 SF
- Microsoft - 37,096 SF
- Harper Grey LLP - 36,948 SF
- Relic Entertainment - 35,112 SF
I’ve traveled to 20 cities around the world to research the future of office space, and to study workplace design trends that increase employee engagement. I speak regularly at conferences about my findings, and contribute to reports and white papers.
I am one of five people on Colliers' National Advisory Board which advises Colliers' Canadian CEO on key national business issues, am a regular faculty member at Colliers University in the Netherlands where I teach Colliers' leading professionals from around the world and have been awarded the Business In Vancouver Top Forty under 40 Award.
Specialties: Lease Renewal Negotiation
Office Relocation / Expansion
Office Sublease / Disposition
Corporate Strategy Development
Lease vs. Own Analysis
Vancouver Office Space
Employee Satisfaction and Location Surveys
Technology / Tech Firms
Professional Services Firms
Executive Vice President | Partner
We align corporate real estate strategy with business objectives.
Through our nearly 500 offices and +15,000 employees world wide, we provides full service solutions to occupiers looking to maximize their facilities value proposition, locally or nationally/internationally. We believe corporate properties can be a powerful tool and work hard to thoroughly understand our clients business before creating the proper workplace strategy.
We offer the services of lease abstraction & administration, lease audits, critical date tracking, location & portfolio optimization, facility acquisition & disposition, valuation & property tax assessment, building inspection services, project management, transaction management and several others.
Our team currently manages approximately 275 leases on behalf of several national clients, has completed +2,500 office lease transactions and sold over $800 M in assets.
Let us show you how corporate real estate can create competitive advantage.
Vice President | Sales Representative
Driven. Dependable. Diligent. Providing smart, defined and creative solutions is the foundation of how I do business. As a detail-oriented thinker and problem solver, I help technology companies determine cost-effective real estate solutions for the acquisition of ideal office space. As a trusted advisor, my in-depth knowledge of market projections, tech trends and shadow vacancy, and previous years of experience with landlord-based transactions, provides clients with a base for structuring realistic goals tailored to their businesses. Integrity and dynamic communications form the foundation of my work ethic, ignited by the satisfaction that stems from being an instrumental part of a client’s success. With an extensive network of industry contacts, consistent referrals, collaborative team efforts and a successful track record for producing quality results, I take pride in being an integral part of Colliers International.