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Loren DeFilippo


Director of Research | Ohio

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Professional Summary

Loren oversees all  research activities for Colliers'  Ohio markets including, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton and Akron/Canton.  His responsibilities include the collection, aggregation and analysis of data regarding office, industrial, retail and  multifamily asset classes, along with capital markets.  He prepares reports documenting current economic and commercial real estate market  conditions and provides forecasts to assist brokers  and clients in making informed business decisions. A firm believer in the power of knowledge, Loren utilizes research as a marketing tool in conjunction with the firm's marketing and business development efforts. Loren leverages  his 30+ years of career experiences as an architect, a broker specializing in the leasing and sale of office properties and market researcher to accelerate the success of our brokers, clients and stakeholders.



Loren holds a BS of Architecture from the University of Cincinnati (1985).

In 2000, Loren earned the CCIM designation.


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Featured Research

Aug 27, 2021

Cincinnati Modern Bulk 21Q2 Report

The Cincinnati industrial market, year-to-date has posted 3.3 million square feet of positive net absorption, which is more than the total recorded during all of 2020. Driven by e-commerce activity, demand has consistently outpaced supply over the longer term and construction starts have accelerated in anticipation of continued robust leasing activity. The opening of Amazon’s Prime Air Hub is expected to add to the high level of interest in modern bulk logistics space in the region.
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Aug 11, 2021

Cincinnati Retail 21Q2 Report

The Greater Cincinnati retail market can best be described as stable. The market has recorded occupancy gains over the past two years and leasing activity has remained steady. Many larger transactions, though, have been focused on discounters and non-traditional users. New construction activity remains modest by historical standards and has not contributed to excess vacancy due to the delivery of projects for a single-tenant or others with significant pre-leasing activity. The conversion of retail properties to alternate uses has also reduced vacancy levels, while also contributing to steadily increasing rental rates as high vacancy, poorly located properties have been removed from the market.
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Aug 3, 2021

2021 Q2 Retail Cleveland Report Colliers

As vaccination efforts accelerated and health restrictions have begun to ease, consumer spending has grown providing a sense of relief to many retailers and shopping center owners.
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Featured News

Feb 26, 2021

The Amazon “Effect” on…Everything

Amazon, according to Merriam-Webster, is defined as “a member of a race of female warriors of Greek mythology” and “a tall strong often masculine woman”. The word has come to be associated with large things, such as the Amazon River, which, by volume, is the largest river in the world, although that is not the reason for it being named so. The Amazon River is, however, the source for the company Amazon’s, name, after some early suggestions were scrapped. Type into your browser and see what home page appears.
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Jul 17, 2020

Cincinnati 2Q 2020 Market Reports

The Cincinnati office market takes a pause, posting a loss during the second quarter off approximately 135,000 SF while the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting government-mandated shutdowns and economic fallout combined to introduce uncertainty to the Cincinnati industrial market. However, many trends, including the acceleration of ecommerce activity and rapidly evolving supply chain diversification strategies, lead many to forecast a spike in demand for industrial real estate for the next two to five years.
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