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Kathy Foster

MCR
Senior Vice President l Greater Phoenix

2390 E. Camelback Road, Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85016
United States

kathy.foster@colliers.com

Office: +1 602 222 5172

Mobile: +1 602 295 4042

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Kathy Foster, MCR, is a senior vice president of Corporate Solutions with Colliers International in Greater Phoenix.

She specializes in portfolio management, corporate real estate and workplace strategy, working on behalf of clients with significant domestic and global real estate assets. Areas of expertise include strategic planning, transaction implementation, site selection, lease administration, and project and portfolio management.

Kathy has more than 20 years of in-depth experience in corporate real estate. During her career, she has completed transactions in excess of 10 million square feet in more than 100 markets throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Kathy partners with the top-producing Office Properties Solutions Group, which includes Phil Breidenbach, executive vice president; and Sandy Machado, project coordinator. The team provides exceptional service and strategic solutions to its clients, representing buyers, tenants, owners and landlords.

Prior to joining Colliers, Kathy was a principal with Cresa Phoenix for seven years, specializing in corporate real estate. Previously, she managed the corporate real estate portfolio for First Health Group based in Scottsdale, Ariz., for 13 years. The portfolio consisted of more than 2.7 million square feet with an annual operating budget of $33 million.
 

Accomplishments

  • 2015 - Awarded the Master of Corporate Real Estate (MCR) by CoreNet Global
  • 2015 - Outstanding Women in Business Award by the Phoenix Business Journal, recognizing remarkable women who are trailblazing the Valley's business community as mentors, influencers and visionaries,
  • 2014 - Colliers International All-In Award for being fully committed to moving to the next level and to setting winning strategies for the future.
  • Completed transactions in excess of 10 million square feet in more than 100 markets throughout the U.S. and Canada
  • Managed a corporate real estate portfolio of more than 2.7 million square feet with an annual operating budget of $33 million

Expertise

Corporate Solutions, Brokerage: Tenant Representation, Brokerage: Landlord Representation, Capital Markets and Investment Sales, Not-for-Profit Advisory, Office, Industrial and Logistics

Clients

Sage Software, Fender, Blood Systems, United Blood Services, Logan Design, Allen Systems Group, Redline Athletics, First Health, LabCorp, ASM, ASML, Insight, kforce, Spherion, Movement Mortgage, Various Tech Companies, Non-Profits, Ernst & Young

Education

 Master of Corporate Real Estate (MCR), CoreNet Global

Testimonials

"If you desire your real estate purchase or lease project to be handled in a way that you know it is in the solid hands of a professional who has the skill, knowledge and integrity to get the job completed in a way that exceeds your expectations, hire Kathy Foster. Kathy possesses all of those attributes and more. We have been fully satisfied with her performance and can highly recommend her." - Rob Johnson, Managing Partner, KnowledgeNet

"Kathy is a highly motivated and effective professional who provides keen insight and great service in negotiating on behalf of companies and works to maximize their return on investment in office and professional space." - Mark E. Peterson, Strategic Consultant

"Kathy is a skilled real estate professional. She is detail-oriented, organized and an excellent communicator. I worked with Kathy for several years and she always had positive results and valued contributions both as a team member and team leader." - Edward Vericker, Director of Real Estate, Coventry Health Care

"Kathy's real estate expertise and communication skills were especially helpful in our search for the lease/purchase of a new operating facility. Her knowledge of the real estate negotiation process and upbeat personality made her an essential part of our team for this transaction. I look forward to working with her in the future." - David Rottner, Controller, The Training Consortium, LLC 

"Kathy has worked with our organization for many years. We have used her expertise to help our company make the right decisions. She is very personable, always willing to help and gets us the required information on time. I would recommend using Kathy's services for your real estate needs." - Rob Lowy, Senior Manager, Corporate Real Estate Management at Sage

Affiliations & Memberships

  • AZCREW - Arizona Commercial Real Estate Women
  • CoreNet Global
  • Co-Chair AASK (Aid to Adoption of Special Kids)
  • Colliers | Greater Phoenix Leadership Council

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Sublease Available Immediately

The Reserve at Papago Park 1050 W Washington St Tempe AZ ...

Sublease available in The Reserve at Papago Park in Tempe, Arizona. Suite 100... Save

N/A 10,000 - 19,564 sq ft Office Sublease
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Sublease Office Space

10 Corporate Center 10201 S 51st St Phoenix, AZ 85044

Sublease office space available in 10 Corporate Center, located at 10201 S. 51st Street... Save

N/A 2,225 - 5,166 sq ft Office Sublease
Former Charter School in Paradise Valley

Former Charter School in Paradise Valley

17811 N 32nd St Phoenix, AZ 85032

Former charter school for lease, located within Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC... Save

N/A 5,000 - 10,000 sq ft Institutional For Lease
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