Distressed properties commercial real estate services

Avison Young’s distressed property team has the extensive technical knowledge and expertise to manage, value, lease, market and sell your distressed properties to minimize risk, and maximize proceeds.

From receivership to management, leasing and disposition, corporate and asset strategy to implementation we cover a full-range of services. Our expert appraisers and knowledgeable brokers provide detailed appraisal studies and concise Broker Opinions of Value reports and Broker Pricing Opinions.

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Our key service lines to aid in distressed asset situations:

  • Valuation and Advisory Services
  • Business Consulting & Advisory Services
  • Real Estate Management Services
  • Project Management Services
  • Real Estate Consulting & Advisory Services
  • Leasing Strategy & Agency Services
  • Property Tax Appeal
  • Capital Markets, Debt Services, & Investment Sales

Experts in all asset classes, specializing in:

  • Asset and portfolio strategy
  • Accredited appraisal & valuation services
  • Receivership and judicial/court-ordered sale listing services
  • Listing proposals and broker opinions of value
  • Licensed property management services to assist receivers
  • Advisory services for insolvency, workouts and restructuring (businesses, assets/real estate and debt)
  • Expert witness testimony and litigation support in court or arbitration
  • Corporate real estate strategy including workplace, industrial and retail footprint optimization
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Structured to support your distressed property, no matter the scope.

Our services are aligned to offer full or partial support of your unique distressed property experience.

 

01 Understand your asset
Analyze and value distressed property situations and provide solutions to align with your business and real estate needs.

02 Take control and stabilize
Complete property administration, project management and maintenance takeover.

03 Create value
Discover and resolve unknown issues and disputes to better position your asset in the market.

04 Disposition / exit
Strategic disposition and exit strategies to effectively market and sell your assets for maximum value.

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Avison Young COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resource Centre - Global real estate insights and expertise

As this unprecedented situation continues to rapidly evolve, Avison Young's briefing notes are intended to provide our clients with an up-to-date assessment of the impact on the commercial real estate market.

 

Visit OUR GLOBAL COVID-19 Resource Center

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE Impacts on CANADIAN Commercial Real Estate

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Distressed property services news and updates

Celebrating 12 consecutive years, Avison Young named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Celebrating 12 consecutive years, Avison Young named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies May 9, 2023

Avison Young maintains Platinum Club member designation

Toronto, ON For the 12th consecutive year, global commercial real estate advisor Avison Young is honoured to be named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, with a Platinum Club designation. The 2023 Best Managed program award winners are among the best-in-class of Canadian owned and managed companies demonstrating leadership in the areas of strategy, capabilities, innovation, culture, commitment, and financials to achieve sustainable growth.

“Being named among the best managed companies in Canada is a distinction celebrated by the entire firm, globally, as this is a testament to our culture, strategy, innovation and – most importantly – to our people,” said Mark Rose, Chair and CEO of Avison Young. “Given the designation is achieved after a rigorous and independent process, this award gives us third-party credibility that affirms to our stakeholders that we are on the right track to deliver the real estate experience of the future.”

Avison Young’s commitment to creating real economic, social and environmental value, powered by people, is among the reasons why the firm is a great place to work and to be a client. Based on a principal-led partnership model, Avison Young is steered by more than 700 principals around the world who are industry leaders that exemplify partnership, collaboration and a client-first mentality. Together, they work toward developing top talent; improving the firm’s service delivery platform to support clients’ evolving business needs; advancing ESG and Wellness strategies; and investing in technology and innovation that shape clients’ critical decisions.

"To earn and retain a Best Managed Platinum Club status is a huge accomplishment,” said Lorrie King, partner at Deloitte Private and co-leader for Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. “Companies such as Avison Young that attain this high standard of excellence demonstrate consistent resilience, versatility, and strategic acuity. Year after year, they thrive in a competitive, rapidly changing market. This year’s winners should take pride in attaining this prestigious award in recognition of their significant and ongoing contributions to Canada’s business landscape.”

Applicants are evaluated by an independent judging panel comprised of representatives from program sponsors in addition to special guest judges. 2023 Best Managed companies share commonalities that include (but are not limited to) putting their people and culture first, focusing on their ESG strategies and accelerating operational digitization.

About Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Canada’s Best Managed Companies program continues to be the mark of excellence for privately-owned Canadian companies. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are granted on four levels: 1) Canada’s Best Managed Companies new winner (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Canada’s Best Managed Companies winner (award recipients that have re-applied and successfully retained their Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3) Gold Standard winner (after three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully retained their award for 4-6 consecutive years); 4) Platinum Club member (winners that have maintained their Best Managed status for seven years or more). Program sponsors are Deloitte Private, CIBC, The Globe and Mail, Salesforce and TMX Group. For more information, visit www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca.

About Avison Young

Avison Young creates real economic, social and environmental value as a global real estate advisor, powered by people. As a private company, our clients collaborate with an empowered partner who is invested in their success. Our integrated talent realizes the full potential of real estate by using global intelligence platforms that provide clients with insights and advantage. Together, we can create healthy, productive workplaces for employees, cities that are centers for prosperity for their citizens, and built spaces and places that create a net benefit to the economy, the environment and the community.

Avison Young is a 2023 winner of the Canada's Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation, having retained its Best Managed designation for 12 consecutive years.

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Key distressed property services contacts

Mark Fieder

    • Principal
    • President, Canada
    • Corporate Executive
[email protected]

Sheila Botting

    • Principal & President Americas, Professional Services
    • Consulting & Advisory
[email protected]

Neil Lacheur

    • Principal
    • Executive Vice President
    • Real Estate Management Services, Canada
    • Facility Management
    • Property Management
    • Asset Management
[email protected]

James Heaps

    • Executive Vice President
    • Consulting & Advisory
    • Strategic Business Advisory
[email protected]

Brent Kingdon

    • Principal, Practice Leader, Project Management Services
    • Project Management
[email protected]

Amy Erixon

    • Principal
    • President, Global Investment Management
    • Investment Management
[email protected]

Robin White

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

Norman A. Arychuk

    • Mortgage Broker, Debt Capital Markets Group
    • Capital Markets Group
    • Debt & Equity Finance
    • Consulting & Advisory
[email protected]