1996: The General Affair office of Tecnocasa,  the biggest real estate franchising group in Italy with more than 2,800 offices on the National territory, evolved in Elitrade S.r.l. The company has been founded in order to provide professional cooperation between the network and institutional customers. A valuation department became part of the structure to support the agencies activities.

2001: A group of professionals from Pirelli Real Estate is given the management of Elitrade.

2003: Colliers International chose Elitrade as its exclusive representative in order to improve its real estate market position in Italy.

2008: Colliers Real Estate Services is founded to expand the selection of services offered, with  a specialisation in real estate valuations, asset and property management, feasibility studies and due diligences.

2011: Colliers Elitrade SpA becomes Colliers International Italia SpA, while Colliers Real Estate Services Srl turns into Colliers Real Estate Services Italia Srl, in order to strenghten the link of the Italian companies with the global network.

2012:  Colliers Retail is launched in the local market, a new business line for the retail sector, thus completing the set of real estate services the Company already offers in Italy in the Office, Industrial and Logistics, and Hotel sectors. Given the leadership position the Colliers brand has in the retail sector worldwide, having its headquarter in Milano, active both in Italy and abroad, Colliers Retail Italia offers integrated services of consultancy, development, management and leasing of retail and leisure assets, like Shopping Centers, Retail Parks and Factory Outlets, High Street. 

Today: Colliers Italia has achieved an excellent market position thanks to its flexibility and highly professional approach, providing Clients with personalised services. With offices in Milan and Rome and a huge network of collaborators, it is able to provide a complete range of services across the country to real estate funds, banks, occupiers, developers and investors.