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Colliers promotes Bill Chan to Head of Industrial Services in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, 1 June 2022 – Leading diversified professional services and investment management company Colliers (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI) has today announced the promotion of Bill Chan to Head of Industrial Services in Hong Kong. This industry-leading appointment is a clear reflection of the existing talent available within the Colliers business. 

Bill returned to Colliers in April as a Senior Director after working for a major developer in Canada. He’s had an immediate impact internally and by supporting major multinational and domestic clients on a range of acquisition, disposition and leasing opportunities. 

Throughout his time at Colliers, Bill has developed key relationships internally and delivered  solutions to a range of investors, occupiers and landlords. His expertise and asset specific experience with data centres, cold storage, warehouses and manufacturing plants has enabled the business to deliver enterprising solutions that exceed expectations. 

“Bill has taken the team from strength to strength since his appointment. He is an integral part of our overall vision, and we are building strong foundations for future success in the industrial sector,” said CK Lau, Managing Director | Hong Kong. “His expertise paired with his passion as a strategist made him the clear choice to lead the business, and he is already well on the way to meeting his objective of doubling the headcount of the industrial team by the end of the year.” 

“Since joining Colliers, I have been empowered with clear objectives to increase our operational footprint and capture market share. The team is growing rapidly, and we have a diversified mix of seniority, asset specific knowledge and experience representing occupiers, operators and landlords. We have a strong team culture which is underpinned by an entrepreneurial spirit that strategically align to ensure we deliver against our clients’ needs,” added Bill Chan, Head of Industrial Services | Hong Kong. At Colliers, we empower our people to be enterprising to exceed expectations. We attract and develop industry leaders, encouraging them to think and act differently to accelerate their success. 


Media Contacts:
Alex Kaihau
Director, Marketing & Communications
alex.kaihau@colliers.com 
+852 5971 3234

Nora Wong
Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications
nora.wong@colliers.com 
+852 2822 0569


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CK Lau

Managing Director | Hong Kong & Managing Director | Asia CVAS

Managing Director's Office | Hong Kong

Hong Kong

CK Lau is the Managing Director | Hong Kong and also leads the Valuation & Advisory Services business as Managing Director | Asia.  He has over 30 years’ property experience in valuation, real estate consultancy and investment sales in Hong Kong, mainland China and the Asian region. 

His expertise includes development consultancy; government lease modification application and premium negotiations; investment and development sites sales; litigation valuation advice and expert witness in the High Court/Lands Tribunal/arbitration; portfolio valuations; REIT property advice; rental determination; and valuation due diligence services.

He writes regularly on topics relating to land use and development in Hong Kong since 2010. His collection of over 200 articles in the Hong Kong Economic Journal and other publications can be viewed through the following link:

https://lauchunkong.wordpress.com

CK is also a member in the following publications:

• “The HKIS Valuation Standards 2017 & 2020”

• “HKIS Guidance Notes on Valuation of Development Land” published in 2016

• “Surveyors acting as experts in commercial rent determinations” Joint guidance note Hong Kong prepared by the HKIS and RICS Hong Kong” 1st edition 2015

 

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Bill Chan

Senior Director | Head of Industrial Services

Industrial Services

Hong Kong

Bill is a Senior Director in the Industrial Services business in Hong Kong. He is an industry-leading real estate expert with leasing and investment expertise spanning 28 years in industrial brokerage and manufacturing. He has an extensive track record of major leasing, disposition, and acquisition deals across a range of assets in multiple global markets.

Not only that, he has specific experience with cold and self-storage assets, and advised GDS Holdings Ltd on setting up their first data centre space in Hong Kong, which complements the focus areas of multiple Colliers’ business lines.

He recently re-joined Colliers after leaving in 2019 to work in Canada for DHF Capitals, a real estate development and property management company, and he now looks forward to accelerating the success of our clients and people.

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