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Brian Woods is a Vice President of Retail Properties with Colliers International. Brian specializes in leasing regional power centers and representing national retail tenants throughout the state of Arizona. His knowledge of the Valley, professionalism, and ingrained ability to quickly understand a client’s needs have translated to a formula for consistent success.
A Phoenix native, Brian is a third-generation commercial real estate broker, currently partnering with his father, Tom Woods in Colliers’ Phoenix office. By keeping integrity and character at the top of the priority list, the Woods team has developed enduring relationships throughout the marketplace and established a strong reputation as industry leaders.
Tenants that have entrusted the Woods team to handle their real estate requirements include Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Village Inn, Applebee’s, Michaels, Pier 1 Imports, Famous Footwear, Payless Shoesource, Sleep America, Destination Maternity, BJ’s Brewery, Burger King, Razmataz, Villa Sport, Mor Furniture, and Vitamin Shoppe.
Developers and Landlords that frequently press the Woods team into service include Vestar Development, Sunbelt Holdings, The Barclay Group, Vertical Holdings, TradeCor, Circle G Development and Nexus Deelopment.
By taking a personal interest in each and every client, Brian and Tommy attempt to treat the client’s investments as if they were their own. This approach of accountability has led to a proven track record of results.
Prior to joining Colliers International in 2003, Brian was an account executive for the Phoenix Coyotes Hockey Club, where he was responsible for season ticket sales, luxury suite sales, and account management.
Brian and his wife, Anna, are the parents of son Bo and daughter Maisy. They attend Highlands Church in Scottsdale and are ardent supporters of the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC), Compassion International, Brokers for Kids, Hope & A Future, and K-LOVE.
- Promoted to Vice President in 2011
- Successfully negotiated approximately 300 real estate transactions
- Listed the first two Super-Target anchored power centers in the state of Arizona, Crossroads Towne Center and Gilbert Gateway Towne Center
- Designaged as a Featured Broker in Commercial Executive Magazine in 2009
- Top 5 Team: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2013
- Top 10 Producer (Individual): 2008
- Top 15 Producer (Individual): 2013
- Top 10 Team (National): 2009
- Brian's 2007 Retail Forecast was published by The Phoenix Business Journal
Brokerage: Landlord Representation, Brokerage: Tenant Representation, Retail
Applebee’s, BJ's Brewery, Burger Fi, Burger King, Circle G, Famous Footwear, FERRADO, Gentle Dental, Lenscrafters, Longhorn Steakhouse, Mor Furniture, Nexus Development, Payless Shoesource, Performance Bicycle, Pier 1 Imports, Red Lobster, Sleep America, Sunbelt Holdings, The Barclay Group, The Olive Garden, TradeCor, Tuesday Morning, Vertical Holdings, Vestar Development, Village Inn, YC's Mongolian BBQ
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Baylor University: Marketing Major, Dean's List, National Honor Society
Arizona School of Real Estate and Business, Arizona State Sales License
"The Woods’ team has track record of more than 30 years representing tenants and landlords in the Valley. Their professionalism, experience and reputation in the market are invaluable assets to Nexus,” said Brandon Ghiossi, marketing manager with Nexus. “Brian and Tom continue to outperform our service expectations and have our complete trust. We believe Bell Towne is the best shopping center in North Phoenix and that made hiring the best brokerage team a no-brainer—given the success we have had in this market, we are continually reminded we made the right choice.”
"The energy of Brian on any assignment gets immediate, positive results." - David Larcher, Vestar Development
Affiliations & Memberships
Colliers Western Regional Retail Leasing Steering Committee, ICSC- Former Next Generation State Co-Chair, ICSC- International Council of Shopping Centers