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Scott Nelson | Colliers | Atlanta

Scott Nelson

MCR

CEO, Occupier Services | Global

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Professional Summary

Scott Nelson is CEO, Occupier Services | Global at Colliers International and is responsible for global strategy and leadership of the Occupier Services business unit. Occupier Services makes up the platform of tools and talent that supports our clients directly and through transaction advisory professionals leading Occupier client relationships.  These engagements include tenant representation and project management assignments, multi-market accounts, to Corporate Solutions outsourcing.  Occupier Services includes service lines such as Account Management, Client Experience, Consulting, Technology Services (including our Colliers360 technology), Lease Administration, Transaction Management and Project Management.  Occupier Services is directly accountable for the major client engagements based in all regions of Americas, EMEA and APAC. 

Accomplishments

Scott has held key leadership positions for much of his career, with his entire tenure focused on occupier clients and the development of businesses and platforms to serve these clients, including experience directly leading client engagements with  some of the most recognized global brands.  

Scott has extensive experience with the initial relationship “solutioning” and transitions, resource deployment and development of the client-facing team, strategic real estate planning and portfolio optimization initiatives. These projects have resulted in real value creation opportunities for clients in the area of real estate occupancy cost reduction, business intelligence technology deployments, process improvements, CRE organizational design, maximized real estate flexibility, capital and expense plan re-positioning, among others.  Scott began his career as a tenant representation transaction advisor and has personally handled more than 250 transactions exceeding $1 billion in total value throughout the U.S. and globally.  

Education

Auburn University, BS in Marketing

Memberships & Involvements

CoreNet Global, IAOP - International Association of Outsourcing Professionals - Board Member, Contributot to MA Jardina Foundation, Vail Valley Foundation, and SOS Outreach

Services

Service Lines

Corporate Solutions, Occupier Services

Specializations

Tenant Advisory Council

Featured Research

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Top Office Markets Snapshot - Q4 2020

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Feb 25, 2021

Q4 2020 US Office Market Outlook Report

Investment a Bright Spot as Pandemic Continues to Impact Leasing
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Sep 1, 2020

Work Forward Together: Path to Business Recovery

As we continue to evolve through the COVID-19 pandemic, our subject matter experts weigh in on the opportunities that exist within the current climate and economic conditions.
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May 15, 2020

WEBINAR: A Discussion with Leading Occupiers on the New Normal

Colliers’ Occupier Services team hosted a global webinar featuring senior CRE executives from Nestlé, Nokia, PepsiCo and ServiceNow.
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