Director, National Research • Canada
Stuart Barron is the National Director of Research, Canadian Markets for Cushman & Wakefield, based in Toronto. In this role, Stuart oversees the curation and analytics of commercial real estate property and market intelligence. Supported by a knowledgeable research team stretching from Vancouver to Newfoundland & Labrador, one of his key priorities is to deliver timely market intelligence across all asset classes, including: office, industrial, retail, capital markets and multifamily.
Stuart’s unique approach to interviewing experts across Canada to gain real time perspectives and uncover observations about changing market conditions has positioned him as a leading and trusted professional in the industry. Leveraging his market intel, Stuart has been a keynote speaker at several industry engagements, helping connect the dots between changing economic fundamentals and the impact of anticipated change on the Canadian real estate landscape.
Stuart is also a specialist in real estate finance and has 25 years of experience providing expertise and training to sales representatives and analysts across Canada and manging complicated transactions, such as multiple-premises consolidation assignments.
Article • Data Center
Activity in the key Canadian data center markets of Toronto and Montreal has focused on the many mergers and acquisitions over the past several months, with both new arrivals and longtime players consolidating their positions.