Toronto, January 11, 2016 – Scott Chandler, a well-respected Canadian commercial real estate industry executive, has joined Colliers International in Toronto as Senior Vice President, Advisory and Investment Sales.
Senior Vice President, Advisory and Investment Sales
Scott Chandler’s appointment was announced by Scott Addison, President, Brokerage Services with Colliers International Canada.
With over 25 years’ experience in commercial real estate in Canada, Chandler most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian operations of Cushman & Wakefield Ltd. after previously leading its national Valuation and Advisory group.
“Scott Chandler will focus on growing Colliers’ advisory capabilities and collaborating with and augmenting our capital markets underwriting and sales teams. We’re delighted to welcome him to Colliers,” said Addison. “His reputation, depth of experience and strategic business savvy add to Colliers’ already strong lineup of commercial real estate professionals, and his presence will enhance our ability to serve our clients across a broad spectrum of our industry.”
His real estate experience also includes his tenure as a Director at Scotia Capital where he led real property advisory and underwriting services, culminating in the team’s sale of Scotia Plaza at King & Bay streets in Toronto for $1.3 billion, the largest single-asset sale in Canadian commercial real estate history.
“I am pleased to join the Colliers team,” Chandler said “I look forward to contributing to its stellar industry reputation as a Canadian company providing excellent strategic advice, solutions and real estate industry acumen to an array of clients.”
Chandler is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), where he previously sat on the board of the GTA chapter. He currently sits on the Real Estate and Housing Advisory Board for the University of Guelph. He graduated with a B.A. (Economics) with a Business Administration Minor from Wilfrid Laurier University (1987) and an M.A. (Economics) from the University of Toronto (1994).
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