Announcements

Partnership with Global Technology Investor and Accelerator Leader Highlights Commitment to Real Estate Industry Innovation

Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI) and (TSX:CIGI), a global leader in commercial real estate services, today announced the launch of the Colliers Proptech Accelerator powered by Techstars.

“Disruptive changes in technology, evolving demographics, fierce global competition and increased connectivity are factors impacting all industries,” said Dylan Taylor, Colliers President & COO. “And the commercial real estate industry is no exception. Colliers sees this as an opportunity and is committed to being the most enterprising company in our industry by developing innovative and value enhancing services for our clients and professionals. Partnering with Techstars allows us to harness the best and brightest in operating technology accelerators and selectively evaluate and invest in new technologies. The new Colliers Proptech Accelerator powered by Techstars enhances our unique culture of innovation while developing differentiated solutions for our clients.”

“The Colliers Proptech Accelerator powered by Techstars will provide us with early insight into companies and technologies that have the potential to deliver value enhancing strategies to our clients and better arming our professionals to execute,” said Jay Hennick, Colliers Chairman & CEO. “Combining Techstars’ record of success with new technologies and Colliers’ leading market knowledge and global platform in real estate ensures we remain at the forefront of innovation. Colliers Proptech Accelerator will enable us to source, shape and invest in new solutions and opportunities across the real estate value chain, providing a competitive advantage for our clients, employees and shareholders.”

The Colliers Proptech Accelerator powered by Techstars is a first-of-its-kind program that identifies and mentors startups around the globe that are developing industry-disrupting technologies in the property and real estate industry. Startups selected will be hosted in Toronto, Canada, Colliers global headquarters, for an intensive 13-week program focused on the development and acceleration of technology driven solutions. Applications will be open for the first Colliers Proptech Accelerator class in February 2018. Startups may apply at Techstars.com/apply.

“Techstars is the worldwide platform that exists to help entrepreneurs succeed. Our cultural alignment with Colliers and ability to leverage its expertise and global platform creates a one-of-a-kind partnership in the real estate services industry,” said David Brown, founder and co-CEO of Techstars. “The Proptech startups selected for this program will create deep connections with Colliers’ industry experts worldwide while allowing them to accelerate their growth and business success in the future.”

About Colliers International Group

Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI) and (TSX:CIGI) is an industry leading global real estate services company with 15,000 skilled professionals operating in 68 countries. With an enterprising culture and significant employee ownership, Colliers professionals provide a full range of services to real estate occupiers, owners and investors worldwide. Services include strategic advice and execution for property sales, leasing and finance; global corporate solutions; property, facility and project management; workplace solutions; appraisal, valuation and tax consulting; customized research; and thought leadership consulting.

Colliers professionals think differently, share great ideas and offer thoughtful and innovative advice that helps clients accelerate their success. Colliers has been ranked among the top 100 global outsourcing firms by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals for 12 consecutive years, more than any other real estate services firm. Colliers also has been ranked the top property manager in the world by Commercial Property Executive for two years in a row.

For the latest news from Colliers, visit Colliers.com or follow us on Twitter (@Colliers) and LinkedIn.

About Techstars

Techstars is the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. Techstars founders connect with other entrepreneurs, experts, mentors, alumni, investors, community leaders, and corporations to grow their companies. Techstars operates four divisions: Techstars Startup Programs, Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Programs, Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships, and the Techstars Venture Capital Fund. www.techstars.com.

BOMA MOB & Healthcare Facilities Conference

May 9, 2017 Announcements

I will be in Denver this week for the BOMA MOB & Healthcare Facilities Conference. If you are attending the event this week and would like to connect, please contact me by email; coy.davidson@colliers.com or by mobile phone at 281.787.9960.  I look forward to networking with my colleagues and peers in the Healthcare Real Estate […]

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Texas Healthcare Real Estate 2015

September 16, 2015 Announcements

I am pleased to announce an upcoming speaking engagement at the Texas Healthcare Real Estate 2015. The event presented by Corporate Realty, Design & Management Institute / IFMA Health Care Institute will take place in Houston on October 6th. I hope to see you there! Healthcare is changing in ways that were unimaginable at the beginning of the 21st […]

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Colliers International Austin Office Opening

April 28, 2014 Announcements

Seattle-based Colliers International today announced its re-entry into the Austin commercial brokerage market, after a several-year hiatus. The new Austin presence will be anchored by three of the city’s top office brokers: Marc Vanderslice, Doug Jones, and Volney Campbell. Formerly with HPI Corporate Services, the team will extend Colliers’ full-service professional services platform to the […]

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Healthcare CRE on Twitter

February 5, 2014 Announcements

Live Twitter Chat with Commercial Property Executive I am excited about this event with Commercial Property Executive. Join us on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 2 p.m. (EST) for CPE’s live Twitter chat with Colliers International Houston Senior Vice President Coy Davidson as he discusses medical office development and hospital systems. You can follow Commercial Property […]

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The Real CRE Professionals of Orange County

July 11, 2013 Announcements

Social Media & Commercial Real Estate Yes, the title is a play on the cheesy reality TV show just to get your attention. I will be in Orange County next week to speak at a CREW-Orange County event on the subject of Social Media and Commercial Real Estate along with my friend Ruth Brajevich, Chief […]

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CRE, Tech and Social Media

June 15, 2013 Announcements

Going to California I am going to be in California this month as well as in July, for all things CRE, Tech and Social Media. I will be a speaker at CRE Tech Intersect on June 20th in San Francisco and will be in Southern California July 15-17 to speak at a CREW Orange County event […]

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