Commercial real estate capital markets

Strategic value creation for investment opportunities

As a trusted advisor to owners and occupiers, our capital markets team offers comprehensive real estate transaction services globally. Buying and selling real estate isn’t just about the transaction. It’s about the insight and intelligence that goes into the execution of the strategy.

That’s why we leverage our deep market knowledge with precise underwriting and creative marketing to provide our clients with best in class capital markets services.

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Our capital markets group offers comprehensive real estate transaction services to a global client base. A trusted advisor to real estate owners and operators for more than 30 years, we source investment opportunities and provide investment sales execution for clients in Canada, the U.S., Europe and Asia.

We’re creative in our approach to bring you intelligent acquisition and disposition solutions. Looking beyond the transaction, our team is able to source future opportunities to maximize returns and value.

We combine our local, national and international experience with the best multi-disciplinary team and leading market intelligence to gain exceptional access to both domestic and international buyers seeking investment and development opportunities. We have also built valuable relationships bringing off-market investment and sales transactions to private and institutional clients.

We specialize in innovative debt financing solutions, giving our clients maximum flexibility for their transactions.

Investment sales/portfolio sales

  • Investment advisory
  • Acquisition services
  • Corporate finance, including sale/leaseback
  • Asset marketing and disposition
  • Asset recapitalization
  • Market research
  • Strategic consulting, valuation and appraisal
  • Transaction management, due diligence, financial analysis
  • Joint venture advisory and equity raises

Debt and mortgage services

  • Credit tenant lease structured finance
  • Conventional and CMHC-insured loans
  • Mezzanine financings
  • Second mortgages
  • Portfolio financings
  • Bridge financings
  • Participating loan
  • Construction and term mortgages
  • Credit facilities

Positioning for an upturn

The sharp rise for interest rates in the last two years has caused price corrections across real estate markets around the world, with all the main sectors impacted to some degree. This has partly sparked a crisis of confidence.

2024 looks set to be a turning point year in our opinion, and here we look at the major factors to watch as investors react to changing conditions.

Published Tuesday, January 30

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Canadian cap rate and investment trends

The first edition of Avison Young’s quarterly investment and cap rate trends report. We pledge to deliver comprehensive market insights to navigate in this period of limited transaction activity and uncertain market conditions.

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Key capital markets contacts

    • Capital Markets Group
    • Corporate Executive
    • Investment

Corey Gay

    • Principal
    • Capital Markets Group
[email protected]

Robin White

    • Broker, Principal
    • Capital Markets Group
[email protected]

Richard Chilcott

    • Principal, Sales Representative
    • Capital Markets Group
    • Investment Sales
[email protected]

Robert Metcalfe

    • Principal, Vice President, Chartered Real Estate Broker
    • Capital Markets Group
[email protected]
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