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John Nicholson | Colliers | Houston

John Nicholson

SIOR

Principal & Director | Houston

License # 487559

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About

Professional Summary

John specializes in industrial representation for logistics companies, manufacturing and corporate user’s of space.  He works with his clients to execute cost reduction strategies, multi-market transactions, site selection, build to suit projects, disposition of surplus property and overall portfolio management.

John has negotiated more than 800 transactions in his career totaling over One Billion dollars in transaction value. Responsible for assuring the client’s interests are represented, John has saved his clients an estimated 20% - 25% in total occupancy cost, as well as mitigating the client’s risk and exposure throughout each transaction.

Before joining Colliers John was President of Douglas Development Partners.

John also served as the Executive Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield and Senior Vice President at Transwestern during the course of his career.

Prior to the commencement of his commercial real estate career, John was a second round draft pick in the Major League Draft by the Colorado Rockies.

Accomplishments

  • Colliers' Top 10 Producer (2020)
  • Colliers' Titan Award (2020)
  • NAIOP Industrial Broker of the Year (2013)
  • SIOR Biggest Industrial Deal
  • CRE Most Valuable Player Houston Business Journal (2012)
  • CRE Industrial Heavy Hitter Houston Business Journal (2012, 2014)
  • CoStar Power Broker

Education

  • Real Estate Sales Agent's License, Texas
  • Communications, Southern Methodist University and University of Houston

Memberships & Involvements

  • SIOR

Services

Property Type

Industrial, Land

Specializations

Logistics and Transportation Solutions Group

My Team

Featured Research

Apr 22, 2021

Q1 2021 | Houston Industrial Market Report

Industrial demand has accelerated under and after COVID with e-commerce distribution and new supply chain requirements leading the way
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Mar 8, 2021

2020-2021 Houston Economic Outlook

Last January, we predicted steady growth for the Houston economy barring a “black swan” event and mentioned the “new Corona Virus in China” as an example. Little did we know that the virus would end up being the Godzilla of black swan events.
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Jan 20, 2021

Q4 2020 | Houston Industrial Market Report

The industrial real estate market continued to be Houston’s most robust commercial real estate market sector in the fourth quarter. With tailwinds from the Q3 post-shutdown recovery, Houston’s fourth quarter saw...
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Featured News

Feb 23, 2021

Colliers announces the sale leaseback of Dynamic Glass Industrial Park in Houston

Colliers is pleased to announce the sale leaseback of Dynamic Glass Industrial Park, a 160,778 square foot complex, located at...
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Jan 19, 2021

Join us for our virtual Houston TRENDS event!

Please join us for a 2020 review and a 2021 forecast of the global and local commercial real estate markets, featuring...
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