Isabella Day is a skilled real estate professional based in the San Francisco area as a Research Analyst for Colliers International. She has prior experience as a Junior Project Manager for a senior housing developer located in Portland, Oregon. As a Project Manager, she worked on several senior housing ground-up developments, expansions and capital improvement projects throughout the United States. Prior to her role as a Junior Project Manager, she interned for multiple architecture offices located in Phoenix, Arizona. Isabella joined Colliers in October of 2021 and is looking forward to expanding her skills, building her industry connections and gaining insights into the San Francisco market.
Isabella Day has publications in the 2021 Winter and Spring quarterly reports for the Portland State Center for Real Estate, focusing on Inclusionary Housing regulations in Portland and Seattle. Prior to obtaining her MRED degree, Isabella received her Bachelor of Architecture from Pennsylvania State University where she participated in several design competitons and was 1 of 5 students in her year nominated for the Design Excellence Award upon graduation.
Isabella Day has a Masters in Real Estate Development from Portland State University. Prior to her matriculation to Portland State, she received her Bachelor of Architecture from Pennsylvania State University along with her minor in Environmental Inquiry focusing on energy resources. She has an interest in all areas of the built environment and furthering her knowledge as a research professional in the San Francisco market.
Memberships & Involvements
Isabella Day is a Pennsylvania State University and Portland State University Alum and affliated within the Alum organizations of each university. She is a former member of NCARB and Portland State's CRE organization. She hopes to engage further in the San Francisco area by joining other organizations within the market.
Regional Research Director, Northern California
Doug is the Regional Research Director for Colliers International covering offices across Northern California. As Regional Research Director, he is charged with the organizational and strategic development for the Research Function in these offices. Additional responsibilities include oversight of the Development team for the region's proprietary property database and related technology.
Doug began his career in the commercial real estate industry in 1999. After joining Colliers International as a Research Assistant, he was promoted to Research/GIS Director for the Colliers International Walnut Creek office. Under his leadership, the Research function expanded from its original scope in support of the Office brokerage platform, to include the Industrial and Retail divisions. His responsibilities included Research Database Integrity, Quarterly Report Publication, GIS, Mapping and Demographics, and all other services provided by the local Research Department.
He specialized in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) analysis. As a former GIS Specialist, Doug has worked with Brokerage and Corporate Services to analyze best use and site location projects for clients including, Safeway, Inc., Longs Drug Stores and Safeamerica Credit Union.
Doug is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area, and enjoys travel with his wife Kelly and sons Gabriel and Roman and attending their team sporting events.
Research Director I San Francisco
Derek is the Research Director for Colliers International covering San Francisco, California. As Research Director, he leads the organizational and strategic development of the Research service offering for the San Francisco office and works closely with the Colliers brokers and leadership to provide market expertise to clients and procure new business opportunities.
Derek has contributed to regional and national reports covering a wide range of topics affecting commercial real estate. He leads the development of thought leadership content in San Francisco, tracking real estate and real estate-adjacent trends at both the market level and individual asset level.
With 17 years of real estate experience in the Bay Area, Derek is an expert across multiple markets including San Francisco and the East Bay, where he covered the office and industrial sectors in Oakland, the Tri-Valley, and Walnut Creek.