Director Agency & Business Development Offices
Director Business Development & Agency Offices at Colliers in The Netherlands. I identify business opportunities, build and maintain successful relationships with prospects and existing (inter-)national clients, collaborate with executives on business strategy to determine objectives, evaluate current business performance and maximize business reach and potential. I define new opportunities in commercial real estate for Agency, Asset Services and Capital Markets, with a preference for Offices. Special interest in data and business analytics to improve our services. Large and robust network, commercial driven, always searching for ways to add value. Member of the Colliers EMEA Offices Group, NVM Business (Dutch Association for Realtors), SIOR and RICS.
Director Agency Amsterdam
Olivier is director of Agency Amsterdam. In this role he advises different types of (corporate) clients on real estate with negotiations on the acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate. Furthermore he advises private equity, institutional and private real estate investors with buying and selling office properties in the Netherlands. Olivier holds a master degree in corporate Law (LLM).
We offer integrated brokerage/transaction services designed specifically to fit landlord needs. Our understanding of the dynamics of local real estate markets around the globe enables owners to create maximum value for their asset or portfolio of assets.
Office Tenant Representation
We analyze each tenant's business objectives and match them with the optimal real estate solution. Services for relocations, consolidations, subleases, acquisitions, and dispositions include strategic planning, demographic and site consulting, comparative financial analysis, construction, and post-occupancy services.
Leasing, negotiation, letting, investments, redevelopment/transformation (residential & hotel), office development, tenant representation, office agency, sale, sale & leaseback, land and/or office acquisition.
Director Business Development
In November 2020 I joined Colliers as Director Business Development. In this role I am responsible for the contacts and relationships with the investors of real estate in Rotterdam, The Hague and surroundings. My focus is on the Agency department including all leasing, purchase and sale activities. However Asset Services, Design and (re)Development or any other business lines providing services or solutions for real estate issues will have my full attention.
A two years period as Managing Director of Groot Handelsgebouw in Rotterdam, the largest monumental building of The Netherlands consisting of 120,000 s.qm LFA and housing over 450 companies, brought many challenges during the period Sep 2018- Oct 2020. The daily management of the team (10 people) and being responsible for the asset as well as the property management brought all my real estate experience together in one role.
Prior to working on the investor side I worked as an advisor at JLL. After several years working as property manager, I switched in 2006 to the Agency department of JLL in Rotterdam of which I became head of the Agency department in Rotterdam in 2015. My main responsibilities exsisted of advising corporates, developers, occupiers and investors of real estate on diverse complex real estate issues in Rotterdam, The Hague and surroundings. Advise on leasing, disposal, buying or renegotiating of contracts were key drivers in my job.
2008-2016: Dynamis Strijbosch Thunnissen Makelaars Region Arnhem/Nijmegen:
Created the retail leasing department and extended this profitable business unit to a market leader in the region.
2016-Now: Colliers International:
Director Retail. Responsible for Retail Agency / specialized in shopping centres and cooperation with other serviceslines within Colliers which are active in Retail (Asset Services, Retail Marketing, Design&Development, Research, Valuations, Food&Beverage and Capital Markets. Strongly focussed on data driven service en solutions as well as an integrated marketapproach.
Carlo has been working in the real estate business since 2007. He started his career at Certitudo Capital. In 2011 he switched to Cushman & Wakefield (formely DTZ Zadelhoff) as an Real Estate agent. In 2015 he continued his career as an Asset Manager at Merin, owned by Dream Global REIT, and worked his way up to a Regional Manager Asset Management. Carlo joined Colliers International in 2019. Since then Carlo has been working as Director Agency with the general responsibility of the Eindhoven office and Agency department.