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Colliers International

Colliers International is a leader in global real estate, offering comprehensive services to investors, property owners, tenants and developers around the world. With professionals in 68 countries worldwide, we are united by our spirit of enterprise. We take initiative, think creatively, collaborate to achieve and use our expertise to innovate. Our 15,000 employees embrace a culture of service excellence. We strive to deliver the best service experience, in both the business results we achieve and through personal attention, to exceed our clients' expectations.

  • Is This Spot in the Cycle as Good as it Gets?

    Lisa Brown | December 10, 2018

    Colliers economist Andrew Nelson says the economy is strong now but is likely to start slowing in 2019 and more intensely in 2020, as the Fed attempts a soft landing.

  • Southeast Will Remain a Picture of “Discipline” Amid Optimism

    Geoffery Metz | November 30, 2018

    This discipline is extending to multiple sectors and from investors, according to Ryan Kratz of Colliers International.

  • What's Driving Retail Click and Collect?

    Lisa Brown | October 31, 2018

    In this EXCLUSIVE, Anjee Solanki, national director of retail services with Colliers International, shares insights into the retail transformation, and how click-and-collect is now driving more in-store sales. 

  • Massive Government Contracting Drives Economy

    Lisa Brown | September 28, 2018

    In this EXCLUSIVE, Robert Hartley of Colliers says federal procurement and contracting is huge, and the flow of these dollars drives the economy, most recently in a positive direction.

  • Secondary Markets and 55+ Are Ripe for Development

    Lisa Brown | September 04, 2018

    In this EXCLUSIVE, Will Mathews of Colliers shares his insights into investor interest in secondary markets and Baby Boomers craving more market-rate active adult communities, which to this point, are rare.

  • Demand for Co-Working Still Insatiable

    Brian J. Rogal | August 08, 2018

    The amount of space dedicated to co-working in the Chicago market has more than tripled since 2014.

  • Renovated Suburban Properties Filling Up

    Brian J. Rogal | August 08, 2018

    Spending several million dollars on renovations can attract enough tenants to fill up properties once plagued by vacancies.

  • News

    Colliers NJ Names Avison Young Exec to Replace Simon as EMD

    Steve Lubetkin | August 02, 2018

    "With Dennis, we are getting a seasoned real estate executive with decades of experience in managing brokerage firms, specifically within the New Jersey market,” says David Amsterdam, Colliers president - investments, leasing and eastern region.

  • Young Residents and Diverse Economy Jolt Chicago Growth

    Lisa Brown | July 27, 2018

    In this EXCLUSIVE, Jim Carris shares his insights into Chicago's business climate, North River Branch rezoning, notable downtown relocations including McDonald's and if Amazon will choose Chicago.

  • Demand for New Spec Keeps Up

    Brian J. Rogal | July 19, 2018

    As of the third quarter 2017, 52% of the speculative space delivered since 2013 had been leased, according to Colliers, and this figure increased to 62% by the end of June 2018.

  • Tech Adoption Requires Creating Value

    Lisa Brown | July 03, 2018

    In this EXCLUSIVE, Jake Edens of Colliers International discusses how technology is a game changer for today's brokerage firms.

  • Labor Shortage Now Afflicts Industrial Sector

    Brian J. Rogal | June 22, 2018

    The industrial world needs to start recruiting workers the way office users do.

  • Cincinnati Makes Its Mark as a Distribution Hub

    Brian J. Rogal | May 31, 2018

    Amazon is just one of many that has made this metro a center of its operations.

  • Tenants Filling Up New Big Box Product

    Brian J. Rogal | May 25, 2018

    Developers have slowed construction while tenants absorb the record-breaking construction of the past couple of years.

  • Indy Office Market Humming Along

    Brian J. Rogal | May 23, 2018

    An expanding tech sector has helped send unemployment down to 3.0%.

  • Blending Retail Realities When The Future is Now

    Lisa Brown | May 16, 2018

    In this EXCLUSIVE, Anjee Solanki, Colliers International national director of retail services, discusses the mixed and augmented reality of retail.

  • Smaller Industrial Buildings Make Great Investments

    Brian J. Rogal | May 14, 2018

    Infill industrial has become the darling of investors, but many deals don't attract the big REITs.

  • Suburban Corporate Headquarters Getting Redesigns

    Brian J. Rogal | April 27, 2018

    The new owners of OfficeMax's former HQ say it will soon have amenities similar to ones in Fulton Market properties.

  • How Uncertain Is the Market?  

    Lisa Brown | April 24, 2018

    In this EXCLUSIVE, David Amsterdam of Colliers offers insights on how demand remains healthy with no shortage of capital in the market despite investors keeping a watchful eye on the pace at which the Fed continues to raise rates.

  • Multi-Dimensional Office Tells a Story to Investors, Tenants

    Lisa Brown | April 02, 2018

    In this EXCLUSIVE, Matt Musselman, Colliers' associate director of property marketing, and Laura Ford, Colliers EVP, offer insights on how landlords can make properties stand out.

  • The Next Big Trend in Industrial

    Carrie Rossenfeld | February 28, 2018

    Multi-story warehouse development hasn't caught on quite yet in the US, but it's a big trend in some Asian countries that will require an overhaul of 18-wheelers to be fully realized here, Colliers' Mike Kendall tells GlobeSt.com.

  • Rightsizing: The Right Word for 2018 Retail

    John Salustri | December 29, 2017

    Rightsizing. That's the word for the coming year as brick-and-mortar retailers (at least those with a forward-looking platform) react to the multiple forces impacting their business. And that's the word from the retail executives of Colliers International in this exclusive video interview.

  • Sale Volume Down, But Foreign Interest Strong For East Coast CRE

    Carrie Rossenfeld | December 12, 2017

    While there has been a fairly dramatic decrease in sales volume this year due to a disconnect between buyers and sellers, there are pockets of strength and the outlook is positive for 2018, Colliers' Joe Harbert tells GlobeSt.com.

  • Outlook 2018: Foreign Investment Remains Strong, Cost to Retain Tenants On the Rise

    Carrie Rossenfeld | November 01, 2017

    Tenant improvement allowances and free rent are up nationwide and growing at a more rapid pace, and there's been a real slowdown in velocity despite ample capital in the market, Colliers' Scott Latham and Andrew Nelson tell GlobeSt.com.

  • What You Need to Know About Corporate HQ Site Selection

    Carrie Rossenfeld | October 10, 2017

    Whether it's within the same market or a move to a different market, shifting corporate headquarters requires an analysis of cost, talent and recruitment and technology, among other issues, Colliers executives tell GlobeSt.com.

  • How Data Transparency is Transforming the Way Tenants do Business

    Carrie Rossenfeld | September 21, 2017

    In an era of growing data transparency, Colliers International's Global Occupier Guide, which provides real-time market data and insights, empowers tenants to make quicker business decisions that will have immediate impacts on their business, executives tell GlobeSt.com.

  • Irma's Aftermath: How Florida's Commercial Real Estate Market is Reacting

    Jennifer LeClaire | September 16, 2017

    Lee Arnold, executive chairman of Colliers International Florida, shares a lesson from the storm.

  • How Investors Find Opportunity in a Cooling Office Market

    Carrie Rossenfeld | July 11, 2017

    Investor strategies continue to shift toward suburban and second-tier markets that provide higher yields, but there are still buyers—particularly from overseas—for trophy central-business-district assets, Colliers' Cynthia Foster tells GlobeSt.com.

  • Why Companies Must Challenge Old Workplace Spending Habits to Win the Talent Arms Race

    Carrie Rossenfeld | June 29, 2017

    With competition increasing, companies need to benchmark themselves against their competitors and reduce real estate costs while increasing productivity. The result is a constantly evolving business workplace strategy.

  • How Successful Retailers Are Managing Sector Uncertainty

    Carrie Rossenfeld | May 24, 2017

    SAN FRANCISCO— As the online segment continues to grow, brick-and-mortar stores who are succeeding today are shifting their focus to make the transition between online and offline shopping convenient.

  • Transaction Volumes Easing As Markets Near Peaks

    Carrie Rossenfeld | April 25, 2017

    SAN FRANCISCO—While the commercial real estate markets remain strong, we're approaching the top of the cycle, with elevated pricing and some resistance from investors, Colliers International's Andrew Nelson tells GlobeSt.com.

  • Law Firms' New Real Estate Strategies

    Carrie Rossenfeld | March 21, 2017

    CHICAGO—Like the traditional office sector, law firms are beginning to see the value in collaborative space, food amenities and long-term leases that allow them to amortize the capital expenses of modernizing their space, Colliers experts tell GlobeSt.com.

  • The Main Logistics Challenges Industrial Users Face

    Carrie Rossenfeld | December 08, 2016

    LOS ANGELES—From fast changes in market dynamics to finding fulfillment centers that can satisfy same-day and one-hour delivery, industrial users have their work cut out for them, Colliers executives tell GlobeSt.com in this EXCLUSIVE analysis.

  • Why the Multifamily Market Still Has Room to Run

    Carrie Rossenfeld | November 18, 2016

    SAN FRANCISCO—Population and demographic trends like reduced homeownership and Millennials delaying marriage and children create long-term structural advantages for multifamily that other sectors lack, Colliers' Andrew Nelson tells GlobeSt.com EXCLUSIVELY..

  • Central US Is No Longer a Flyover Market

    Carrie Rossenfeld | July 27, 2016

    DALLAS—The region is becoming a top destination for companies and a target for investors who are eyeing it anew in the wake of its economic expansion and job growth, Colliers' Steve Everbach tells GlobeSt.com EXCLUSIVELY.

  • Total Impact of Panama Canal Widening May Be Delayed

    Carrie Rossenfeld | July 20, 2016

    LOS ANGELES—It may be a while before the full effect of the Panama Canal's widening is felt by both coasts' ports, the business world and the industrial real estate sector, Colliers' Dwight Hotchkiss tells GlobeSt.com EXCLUSIVELY.

  • How Retailers Become Part of the Community Fabric

    Carrie Rossenfeld | May 17, 2016

    SAN FRANCISCO—Becoming ingrained in a community requires public outreach, judicious use of technology and analysis, but it can make the difference between a store's success or failure, Colliers International's Anjee Solanki tells GlobeSt.com EXCLUSIVELY.

  • Industrial Remains 'In a Good Spot'

    Paul Bubny | April 22, 2016

    LOS ANGELES—That's the assessment of James Breeze, a 12-year industry veteran who has just joined Colliers International as its first-ever director of industrial research.

  • The Best-Kept Secret in Asset Classes

    Carrie Rossenfeld | April 14, 2016

    ATLANTA—Data-center sale/leasebacks make sense for investors who are seeking limited tenant turnover, high cap rates and TIs that keep the property current and are often paid for by the tenants, Colliers' Tim Huffman tells GlobeSt.com EXCLUSIVELY.

  • Creative Tech Tenants Impact Leasing Activity Across the Nation

    Carrie Rossenfeld | March 21, 2016

    NEW YORK—Once heavily associated with the West Coast (Silicon Valley, in particular), creative office and tech space is making headway in other US markets, Colliers International's president of national office services Cynthia Foster tells GlobeSt.com.

  • We're Slowing, but Not Falling Into a Recession

    Carrie Rossenfeld | February 05, 2016

    SAN FRANCISCO—While several factors have economists and investors concerned, Colliers' chief economist Andrew Nelson puts the facts into perspective for GlobeSt.com and says the outlook is actually quite encouraging.

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Colliers International

Colliers International is a leader in global real estate, offering comprehensive services to investors, property owners, tenants and developers around the world. With professionals in 68 countries worldwide, we are united by our spirit of enterprise. We take initiative, think creatively, collaborate to achieve and use our expertise to innovate. Our 15,000 employees embrace a culture of service excellence. We strive to deliver the best service experience, in both the business results we achieve and through personal attention, to exceed our clients' expectations.

 

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