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Douglas Biggs | Colliers | Atlanta

Douglas Biggs

Vice Chair, Principal

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Professional Summary

Douglas Biggs is a strategic advisor to Fortune 500 corporations interested in executing effective real estate decisions across the United States. He leads a corporate services team based within the Colliers Atlanta office. His tenured team provides extensive market insights to guide both office and industrial transactions, leasing, sales and landlord/tenant for companies in a variety of sectors. His expertise includes: site acquisition, advanced leasing negotiations, space dispositions, build-to-suit consultation, lease audit counsel, portfolio valuation and corporate finance.

Personal service and personalized solutions are cornerstones in his practice. He attributes these factors to sustaining his long-term client relations. With a background in economics and finance, Douglas applies distinct business acumen to address real estate challenges faced by companies including: WestRock, HD Supply, General Mills, ThyssenKrupp Materials, Biggs & Stratton, Illinois Tool Works, General Electric, the Interpublic Group, Masco, Nexen Tire America, Propex, Dade Paper & Bag and AT&T.

To date, Douglas has negotiated hundreds of transactions totaling more than 50 million square feet of property throughout 31 states and 5 continents.

In addition, Douglas is a founding member of the Colliers National Industrial Occupier Panel, a member of the Colliers Logistics & Transportation Group, and sits on the Colliers International-Atlanta Board of Directors. 

Accomplishments

Industrial Deal of the Year (2018)
NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association - Georgia Chapter

Top Producer (2017, 2018)
Colliers Atlanta

Origination MCA Award (Multiple years)
Colliers Atlanta

Top 10 Industrial Producer (Multiple years), Million Dollar Club (15 years), Phoenix Award (2012)
Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors

Everest Award (Multiple years)
Colliers International

“Best in Atlanta” Real Estate Transactions (2011)
Atlanta Business Chronicle

Education

University of North Carolina
Bachelor of Arts, Economics
Minor, American History

Carolina Business Institute
Advanced Business Management

Memberships & Involvements

Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors
SIOR
Colliers Logistics & Transportation Group

Clients

WestRock, HD Supply, General Mills, ThyssenKrupp Materials, Biggs & Stratton, Illinois Tool Works (ITW), General Electric, the Interpublic Group, Masco Corporation, Nexen Tire America, Propex, Dade Paper & Bag and AT&T.

 

Testimonials

Colliers has provided significantvalue to RockTenn during our project to double the size of our Atlanta-area headquarters on a very tight schedule. We have worked with Douglas for over a decade; he has consistently met and exceeded our expectations.”
- Steve Voorhees, CEO, WestRock Company

"Douglas has helped us on several leases. He has proven invaluable by his knowledge of the market combined with an ability to negotiate in an effective, yet professional manner."
- Roger Teague, Chief Financial Officer with Atlantic Corporation

Services

Service Lines

Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation

Property Type

Industrial

Specializations

Logistics and Transportation Solutions Group

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