With 33 years of experience in the commercial real estate research field, Bill is highly respected amongst his peers and is one of Canada’s leading market research analysts, often quoted in the media. Bill joined Avison Young in 2009 as Vice President and Director of Research for Avison Young’s Canadian operations. He became a Principal of the firm in 2015 with the title of Practice Leader, Research (Canada). Bill is also part of the Global Research Leadership team and a recipient of Avison Young’s Circle of Excellence Award.
In addition to tracking and interpreting current and future market trends, Bill takes an active role in establishing best practices, ensuring data integrity, developing commercial real estate technical reporting and leveraging the scope of research to help support Avison Young’s clients across all business lines. Bill’s thorough understanding of the property markets has translated into numerous assignments over the years for private and public sector clients.
Bill is a long-standing member of the Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP), Greater Toronto Area Chapter. He is also a member of the Research Advisory Committee of the Real Property Association of Canada (REALPAC), whose objective is to advocate real estate research in Canada.