The commercial real estate firm of DTZ Nanaimo today announced they will be joining forces on Jan.1,2016 with NAI Global, the single largest and most powerful global network of owner-operated commercial real estate brokerage firms in the world.
The firm will be rebranded as NAI Commercial Central Vancouver Island and continue to operate under the local leadership of Bob Moss.
“We are excited to join NAI Global as part of NAI Commercial,” said Moss. “As the commercial real estate market continues to consolidate, NAI Global is the best option for independent brokers and owners to remain competitive without sacrificing independence. Now that we are part of NAI, we can offer our clients access to local experts anywhere in the world, and our employees will have expanded opportunities to tap into skills development and career exploration.”
Established by Moss in 1993, the DTZ team includes 13 real estate professionals offering integrated commercial brokerage, property management and consulting services. The group will be joining 62 NAI commercial professional staff throughout British Columbia and 260 across Canada. NAI Commercial operates ten offices in Canada, with brokerages in Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and British Columbia.
“We are pleased to offer our member firms and their clients greater access and additional opportunities through NAI Commercial’s expansion into this market,” said NAI Global President Jay Olshonsky, SIOR, FRICS. “We have the highest level of confidence in the team’s continued ability to represent NAI Global throughout Canada.”
The Central Vancouver Island region is a growing economic area which brings a steady flow of new real estate opportunities for local, national and global real estate investors and developers.
“NAI Commercial has been looking for opportunities to expand its footprint in British Columbia,” said Rob DesBrisay, Managing Partner for NAI Commercial in British Columbia. “Bob and his team are a great fit for our collaborative culture, and bring an impressive track record in commercial real estate, coupled with a comprehensive knowledge and passion for the Vancouver Island community. Having them join NAI Commercial adds an exciting dimension of experience and market connectivity to our business.”
NAI Commercial operates throughout Canada with offices in Vancouver, Langley and Victoria, Edmonton, Calgary, Ottawa, Toronto, Waterloo, Montreal and Halifax.
Founded in 1978, today NAI Global has more than 375 offices strategically located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific, with over 6,700 local market professionals, managing over 380 million square feet of property.