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Brian Woods | Colliers | Phoenix

Brian Woods

Senior Vice President

License # SA540268000

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About

Professional Summary

As senior vice president with the Arizona Retail Services team with Colliers, Brian specializes in leasing regional power centers and representing national retail tenants throughout Arizona. His knowledge of the Valley, professionalism, and ingrained ability to quickly understand a client’s needs have translated to a formula for consistent success.

A Phoenix native, Brian is a third-generation commercial real estate broker, following grandfather Don Woods and father Tommy Woods.

Keeping integrity and character at the top of the priority list, his team has developed enduring relationships and established a strong reputation as industry leaders throughout the marketplace. By taking a personal interest in each and every client, Brian and Tom attempt to treat our clients’ investments as if they were their own. This approach of accountability has led to a proven track record of results.

Countless retail tenants have entrusted their team to handle their real estate requirements. Well-known developers and landlords frequently press them into service. Refer to their comprehensive client list below.

Prior to joining Colliers in 2003, Brian was an account executive for the Phoenix Coyotes Hockey Club, with responsibility for season ticket sales, luxury suite sales and account management.

Brian and his wife Anna are the parents of son Bo and daughter Maisy. They attend Highlands Church in Scottsdale and are ardent supporters of the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC), Compassion International, Hope & A Future, K-LOVE, and Brokers for Kids.

Accomplishments

  • 2017, 2018, 2019 – Nominated Best of NAIOP Retail Broker of the Year
  • Promoted to Senior Vice President in 2016
  • Successfully negotiated nearly 500 real estate transactions valued at approximately $600 million
  • Successfully leased over 7.5 million square feet of retail and restaurant space
  • Listed the first two Super-Target anchored power centers in the state of Arizona: Crossroads Towne Center and Gilbert Gateway Towne Center
  • #1 Retail Broker: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • #1 Retail Team: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Top 5 Team: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2013 
  • Top 15 Producer (Individual): 2008, 2013, 2017, 2019
  • Top 10 Team (National): 2009
  • RED Award Nominee: 2016
  • CoStar Power Broker: 2010, 2020
  • Woods team named Brokers of the Month by Commercial Executive Magazine in 2009
  • 2007 Retail Forecast was published by The Phoenix Business Journal

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Baylor University: Marketing Major, Dean's List, National Honor Society
  • Arizona School of Real Estate and Business, Arizona State Salesperson's License

Memberships & Involvements

  • Arizona Retail Services Team | Colliers
  • ICSC- International Council of Shopping Centers
  • ICSC - Former Next Generation State Co-Chair
  • Colliers Western Regional Retail Leasing Steering Committee
  • Colliers | Arizona Leadership Council
  • Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC)
  • Compassion International
  • Hope & A Future
  • K-LOVE

Clients

Tenant clients have included Longhorn Steakhouse, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Village Inn, Applebee’s, Tuesday Morning, Michaels, Pier 1 Imports, Famous Footwear, Payless Shoesource, Sleep America, Destination Maternity, BJ’s Brewery, Burger King, Yamaha Music School, LensCrafters, Villa Sport, Mor Furniture, TCF Bank, Vitamin Shoppe, Gentle Dental, YC's Mongolian BBQ, Rack Attack, Sushiholic, Pet Supplies Plus, Old Chicago Pizza, Anytime Fitness, Service First Automotive, Dunkin' Donuts, Forefront Dermatology, Goldfish Swim School, AZ MediQuip, and uBreakiFix.

Developer and landlord clients have included Vestar Development, Sunbelt Holdings, Sunbelt Investment Holdings, The Barclay Group, Vertical Holdings, Wolford Development, TradeCor, Circle G Development, FERRADO, Cross Development, REBKEE, Sphinx Real Estate, Myron Zimmerman Investments, and Nexus Development.

Testimonials

"The Woods team has track record of more than 40 years representing tenants and landlords in the Valley. Their professionalism, experience and reputation in the market are invaluable assets. Brian and Tom continue to outperform our service expectations and have our complete trust." - Brandon Ghiossi, Leasing Manager, Lewis Retail.

"The energy of Brian on any assignment gets immediate, positive results." - David Larcher, Vestar Development

Services

Skills
Ground lease, Project Leasing, Restaurants, Development Consulting
Service Lines
Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation
Property Type
Retail

My Team

Featured Research
Jan 21, 2021
2020 Q4 Greater Phoenix Retail Market Report
The Phoenix retail market ended Q4 with 64,036 SF of negative net absorption, but stayed positive over the year ending at 215,692 SF. Vacancy increased 20 bps over-the-quarter and 60 bps YOY to the rate of 7.9%. Despite national headlines of declining retail rental rates, the Phoenix market held steady.
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Oct 19, 2020
2020 Q3 Greater Phoenix Retail Market Report
The Greater Phoenix retail market ended the third quarter with 101,270 square feet of positive net absorption. Vacancy increased to 7.7 percent, elevating 10 bps over-the-quarter. Rental rates are struggling to maintain pre-pandemic levels, ending at $14.62 PSF.
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Jul 13, 2020
2020 Q2 Greater Phoenix Retail Market Report
The Greater Phoenix retail market ended the second quarter on the upside. Regardless of the retail sector being hit the second hardest of all CRE industries (second to hospitality), the market managed to produce 14,134 square feet of positive absorption.
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Featured News
Jan 27, 2021
Phoenix retail real estate endured difficult 2020
The retail real estate market was arguably hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, but metro Phoenix endured the challenges more successfully than most markets. The area posted positive net absorption in 2020, and rental rates remained healthy. Investment sales volume increased 49.1% from Q3 to $273 million.
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Oct 22, 2020
Q3 Phoenix retail market posts positive net absorption
Colliers International reports the Greater Phoenix retail market posted positive net absorption in third quarter, despite the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Vacancy rose slightly during the quarter to 7.7 percent as the city was recognized for comparatively low unemployment and small business closures.
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Jul 20, 2020
Greater Phoenix retail market remained healthy in Q2 2020
Colliers International reports the Greater Phoenix retail market finished Q2 2020 with positive net absorption, despite the impact of pandemic business interruptions. Vacancy remained healthy, but experts look towards the second half of the year to determine the long-term effects of COVID-19.
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Mar 10, 2020
Colliers International in Arizona announces 2019 top producers
Colliers International in Arizona announced its top producing agents for 2019. Four of the firm’s top producers were women. The company’s brokerage professionals exceeded 2018 performance by 13 percent, creating Colliers’ second-best year since entering the Arizona market.
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