Mark Fieder discusses his 31 years spent with Avison Young, and leading the company as President, Canada.8 Dec 2020
With such a long tenure in real estate, Mark is no stranger to market downturns like the one experienced in 2020.
Grounded in his history with Avison Young, Mark explains how the firm has performed throughout the coronavirus pandemic and implemented initiatives to set the company up for the future.
Topics covered include:
- Avison Young's origin
- The full-service approach that got Avison Young through the difficult early 90s
- Why the company’s growth started taking off in 2009
- Different roles Mark has taken on at Avison Young
- What Mark has done to carry his team through the COVID-19 pandemic
- Supporting the mental health of Avison Young’s staff
- Getting back to business and what Q1 2021 might look like
- Ongoing pandemic-related challenges for business
- Becoming the best but not necessarily the biggest
- The sentiment of office space tenants
- Mark’s anticipation for brokerage volumes in 2021
- Global expansion of Avison Young