OAKLAND, CA - May 2, 2016 – Global real estate firm, Colliers International, today announced the organization of the San Francisco Bay Area Land Advisory Group focused solely on land and development transactions for local, regional and national buyers, sellers and developers of land across property types.

The Bay Area Group currently includes eight members consisting of: Bruce Bauer, Senior Vice President in Walnut Creek, Tony Crossley, Executive Vice President in San Francisco, Rick Knauf, Executive Managing Director in Redwood City, Tony Park, Senior Vice President in Oakland, Robert Rowland, Executive Vice President in San Jose, John Steinbuch Executive President in Pleasanton, Chris Twardus, Senior Vice President in San Jose, and Andre Walewski, Chief Executive Officer-Chairman in Silicon Valley.

The professionals have collectively closed more than $1.5 billion of land transactions since 2010 and have been involved in development projects exceeding $20 billion in total value. On a collective basis, the practice group’s professionals have sold more land in the San Francisco Bay Area than any other firm with cumulative experience spanning in excess of 200 years.

“Colliers International’s San Francisco Bay Area Land Advisory Group is off to a great start with multiple transactions in process throughout the region. There is no other land team in the Bay Area with as much depth and breadth of experience as Colliers. We are organized to service property owners across the industry, including corporate, institutional, government and private-clients“, said Andre Walewski, Chief Executive Officer-Chairman at Colliers International | Silicon Valley – San Francisco East Bay.

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Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIG) is an industry leading global real estate services company with more than 16,000 skilled professionals operating in 66 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 help clients accelerate their success. Colliers has been ranked among the top 100 outsourcing firms by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals’ Global Outsourcing 100 for 10 consecutive years, more than any other real estate services firm.

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