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
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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 internaitonal 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 I 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
Colin works exclusively with businesses assisting them in finding real estate solutions for their business challenges. This business focused approach has enabled him to act as an unbiased Advisor providing business driven real estate solutions to some of Metro Vancouver's largest companies. Colin is consistently Colliers' Vancouver's top Advisor representing occupiers of office space and is the only Vancouver member of Colliers' global Occupier Advisors which is a small group of top Advisors who exclusively assist occupiers of office space.
Colin is one of five people on the National Advisory Board advising the Canadian CEO on key national business issues, is a regular faculty member at Colliers University in the Netherlands and was awarded the Business in Vancouver Top Forty under 40 Award.
Since 1996, Colin has completed assignments totaling over 5 million square feet representing more than $1.4 billion of transactions. He is most noted for his genuine approach, creativity and service commitment to his clients.
Representative projects include:
- IWG Group - Regus/Spaces - Multiple projects totalling over 500,000 SF
- Fortinet - 282,000 SF
- McCarthy Tetrault LLP - 82,000 SF
- UBC Robson Square Campus - 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
- Relic/SEGA - 43,000 SF
- Technicolor/MPC - 40,951 SF
- Harper Grey LLP - 40,000 SF
- Nexon Publishing - 37,179 SF
- Microsoft - 37,096 SF
Colin works with technology firms, law firms and other professional services firms.
Senior Vice President & Partner | Occupier Advisors Group
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.
Associate Vice President | Sales Representative
Andrew is a commercial real estate advisor in the downtown Toronto office of Colliers International. With his market experience, Andrew provides expert advice and assists companies in making the best, most cost effective real estate decisions for their business. By determining what each company's goals and objectives are he is able to create real estate solutions to help achieve their desired outcome.