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Colliers International Central Florida grows Retail Services team with new hire

Chris Alders 2019

Chris Alders joins Colliers as Associate, Retail Services

Colliers International Central Florida grows Retail Services team with new hire

ORLANDO, Fla. (Sept.62019)Colliers International Central Florida has hired Chris Alders as Associate, Retail Services. In his new role, Alders will work with retail expertJorgeRodriguez, Executive Managing Director of Retail Services, and Senior Client Services Coordinator Yessenia Marcof to further expand the firm’s retail platform. 


“Our retail team locally and across the state is made up of some of the top retail brokers in the industry,” said Danny Rice, Managing Director and Market Leader for Colliers International Tampa Bay, Central & Southwest Florida. “Chris fits very well into this mix, both culturally and professionally, and provides further depth of expertise to our clients.”


Alders joins Colliers International after two years at Forness Properties in Orlando, where he was responsible for handling over 1 million square feet of retail properties throughout the Central Florida market. He began his career as an intern with JLL in Orlando.


“In Chris’ twoyears of experience, he’s been involved with nearly 50 deals, which is a strong trackrecord for someone early in his career,” said Rodriguez. “He also has a great demeanor, has many contacts in the area and is a lifelong resident of Central Florida. We’re thrilled to have him on the team.”  


Alders graduated from the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in International Politics. He is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). 


“What attracted me to this position was the opportunity to pair up with Jorge Rodriguez and to benefit from the Colliers platform,” said Alders. “The firm provides countless opportunities and resources, and has a stellar reputation in the market.”


In his new role, Alders will work with Rodriguez and Marcof on servicing current landlord listings and tenant representation accounts, as well as expanding the team’s platform. 


“We’re excited to see the retail team expanding at this location,” said Marcof. “Jorge is a great mentor and will be a great guide for Chris. Growing this team means we’ll be able to further enhance the services to our clients.”


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