Doug Tilley, a Senior Vice President and Broker with Cushman & Wakefield Ottawa, brings over thirty years of real estate experience to Cushman & Wakefield Ottawa in the leasing and investment disciplines. Doug has the distinction of being a “Top Producer” in Canada for the past many years.
Doug has assisted firms such as:
• HP (Hewlett Packard)
• In-Touch Survey Systems Inc.
• Arthur Andersen
• Canadian Dental Association
• Cassidian Communications – “An Airbus Division”
• EWA Canada
• Nav Canada
• Agilent Technologies
• MXI Technologies
Having totaled more than $2 Billion in leasing and investment transactions, Doug has gained the reputation and respect of his peers and is now recognized as one of Canada’s top commercial real estate professionals.
As the mandated representative, Doug’s responsibility is to create “VALUE” for his clients. Doug’s background in finance coupled with his development and property management expertise provide the framework and “tools “necessary to achieve the best possible financial deal in the current marketplace.
In 2015, Doug’s team was able to find space for Ciena in the recently vacated Blackberry buildings in conjunction with the existing space, there will also be a new building developed bumping the total to 425,000 sf.
In 2013, Doug’s team was able to successfully negotiate a solution for Cassidian Communications resulting in a 53,000 SF lease in the Province of Quebec.
In 2011, we were able to secure for Thales Systems Canada a new seven (7) lease direct with the landlord that exceeded the best case scenario of a re-location and it was 15% less expensive than the landlords starting position. Thales Systems Canada occupies 57,375 sf at 1 Chrysalis Way.
Formerly with a major Ottawa developer, Doug had full responsibility for their entire commercial and investment portfolio, which included over two million square feet of commercial space, two hotels, 3,500 residential units and large tracts of development land.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Doug began his career as a professional accountant. He is a CPA and holds a Certified Management Accounting designation (CMA), Financial Management Certification, as well as a degree in Business Administration (Accounting Major). Once involved in the real estate industry, Doug quickly excelled in the leasing field.
AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS – PAST & PRESENT
Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO)
ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centres)
Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
Society of Management Accountants
BOMA (Building Owners & Management Association