September 5, 2017 — Leading global commercial real estate firm Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI) (TSX:CIGI) today announced the acquisition of NixAnderson, an Australian project management firm with extensive experience in corporate property and infrastructure delivery services. Since 1999, NixAnderson has been providing world class project management and planning services across Australia and New Zealand. These services include project management, program management, property acquisition services, workspace consulting, and feasibility studies, to a broad range of industry verticals, including social infrastructure, defence, healthcare, hospitality, retail, and commercial. NixAnderson has over 30 professionals with a combined industry experience of over 200 years. The acquisition more than doubles the number of Colliers project management professionals in the Australia and New Zealand business. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
“We are very excited to become part of Colliers International,” said Derek Nix and Scott Anderson. “Combining our expertise in corporate property and infrastructure delivery services with the Colliers International platform, both in Australia and globally, enhances our ability to provide industry leading service to existing and new clients. Further, there is an extremely strong alignment with the entrepreneurial spirit that exists throughout Colliers. We are excited to join this world class, growing organization.”
“The acquisition of NixAnderson builds on our reputation for delivering complex projects and positions Colliers International for even greater growth in the region,” said John Kenny, Chief Executive Officer, Australia and New Zealand. “Our new and expanded project management capability is well positioned to capitalise on the unprecedented level of capital investment in Australia and New Zealand’s commercial, residential and public infrastructure market segments.”
“What attracted us to NixAnderson was the combination of their strong cultural fit with Colliers International and their proven track of providing excellent project management services,” said Dylan Taylor, President & Chief Operating Officer. “By bringing in Derek and Scott and their team of industry-leading project management professionals, each of whom share the enterprising culture of Colliers, we are delivering on our promise to accelerate the success of our clients.”
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