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Armando Olaya

Director Industrial

License # T P No. 862894

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Professional Summary

With twenty years of experience in the real estate business, engineer Armando Olaya currently serves at Colliers International Colombia as a Senior Consultant in the industrial and land market, being responsible for the generation of new businesses and coordination of the team of advisors at the national level, as well as in the management of corporate accounts and institutional clients.

During these years he has represented companies or entities including: Bimbo de Colombia, Shell, Tetrapak, Pfizer, Owens Illinois, Avianca, DHL, Baxter, Avon, Procter & Gamble, Armor International, Keystone Foods, McDonald's, Sanofi Aventis, Siemens, Store, Bavaria, Toxement, Pizano, Nestlé, Makro de Colombia, Ladrillera Santafé, Liberty Seguros, Dow Chemistry, Red Navemar, Cencosud, Bristol Myers, Pfizer.


Among the most relevant projects in which he has participated, it is important to mention, simultaneous processes of acquisition and disposal of real estate assets for Exxon Mobil, Bimbo de Colombia, Bavaria (Ab Inbev), Makro, among others. Likewise, representation of corporate clients in real estate rental and renegotiations of leases have been advanced; microsoft and ExxonMobil.

Some of the most important corporate accounts currently managed by Armando Olaya are: DHL, Makro, Bavaria, Cencosud, Nestlé, Gecolsa, Dow Química, Parque Arauco.


- Civil Engineering

National University of Colombia

-Specialization in Project Management

National University of Colombia

Memberships & Involvements

-Colombian Society of Engineers

-Lonja de Property Root of Bogotá


ExxonMobil: Sale of approximately 20 land where stations operated

service as well as the renegotiation of leases in a

similar number of service stations.

Tetrapak: Sale Provision of an industrial plant of 5,000 m2 in the area


Sonoco: Sale of the industrial plant in Cali - Valle

Bimbo: Identification, negotiation and accompaniment in the purchase of land

100,000 m2, as well as in the structuring of the recruitment process of the

developer for the construction of a 25,000 m2 logistics centre in the

property located in Funza (Cundinamarca) built) in Funza - Cundinamarca.

Bavaria: Sale of land (industrial plants) in the cities of Armenia and

Cali, as well as the search for negotiation and accompaniment in the purchase of 5

land for the construction of distribution centers (Pasto, Montería,

Villavicencio, Cúcuta and Ibagué).

Makro: Monetization of the land where Makro's shops are located

Villa del Río in Bogota and Makro Valle Lilli in Cali by relocating the

shops on a smaller area of land. The remaining areas of land were

sold to developers for commercial and residential projects generated

significant income to the company on assets that were unproductive.

Identification, negotiation and accompaniment in the purchase of land for

Makro's new stores in the cities of Montería, Bogota, Cajicá, Armenia,



As part of Colliers International Colombia S.A.'s growth strategy, Armando Olaya currently leads the land team, a line of business that aims to offer customers (owners/users) a more specialized accompaniment with regulatory analysis and land use, as well as the development of urban planning schemes, basic architecture and financial feasibility that allow to establish marketing strategies facilitating decision-making to realize the best business adjusted to the objectives of our customers.


Service Lines

Landlord Representation

Property Type

Industrial, Office, Retail

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