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NAI Global Expands Commercial Real Estate Network in Canada




NAI Global Expands Commercial Real Estate Network in Canada

DTZ Nanaimo Joins NAI Commercial


NEW YORK, NY – December 10, 2015 – NAI Global, the single largest, most powerful global network of owner-operated commercial real estate brokerage firms, today announced that its Canadian Member, NAI Commercial, has expanded its capabilities through the addition of DTZ Nanaimo in Nanaimo, British Columbia. The firm, which will be known as NAI Commercial Central Vancouver Island, effective January 1, 2016, will continue to operate under the local leadership of Bob Moss.

“We are pleased to offer our Member firms and their clients greater access and additional opportunities through NAI Commercial’s expansion into this market,” said NAI Global President Jay Olshonsky, SIOR, FRICS. “We have the highest level of confidence in the team’s continued ability to represent NAI Global throughout Canada.”

Established by Moss in 1993, the team includes 13 real estate professionals offering integrated commercial brokerage, property management and consulting services. The addition these professionals bring the NAI Commercial professional staff to 62 throughout British Columbia and 260 across Canada. NAI Commercial operates ten offices in Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and British Columbia.

“We are excited to join NAI Global as part of NAI Commercial,” said Moss. “As the commercial real estate market continues to consolidate NAI Global is the best option for independent brokers and owners to remain competitive without sacrificing independence. Now that we are part of NAI, we can offer our clients access to local experts anywhere in the world, and our employees expanded opportunities for skills development and career exploration.” 

The Central Vancouver Island region is a growing economic area which brings a steady flow of new real estate opportunities for local, national and global real estate investors and developers.

“NAI Commercial has been looking for opportunities to expand its footprint in British Columbia,” said Rob DesBrisay, Managing Partner for NAI Commercial in British Columbia. “Bob and his team are a great fit for our collaborative culture, and bring an impressive track record in commercial real estate, coupled with a comprehensive knowledge and passion for the Vancouver Island community. Having them join NAI Commercial adds an exciting dimension of experience and market connectivity to our business.”


About NAI Commercial


NAI Commercial is a commercial real estate brokerage operating throughout Canada. In B.C., we have offices in Vancouver, Langley and Victoria.  We serve a distinguished group of corporations and individuals both locally and offshore.  Nationally, we have offices in Edmonton, Calgary, Ottawa, Toronto, Waterloo, Montreal and Halifax.

Our firm provides clients with some of the best intimate local market knowledge in the industry, complemented by NAI Global’s professionally-managed international network, the largest of its kind. 

Our real estate practice is focused on commercial properties, the areas of land representation, tenant representation, business acquisition, and investment sales.  Additionally, we have keen expertise in business brokerage, consulting services & special situations, and a host of other deal related activities. To learn more, visit


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About NAI Global


NAI Global is the single largest, most powerful global network of owner-operated commercial real estate brokerage firms. NAI Global provides a full range of corporate real estate services, including brokerage and leasing, property and facilities management, real estate investment and capital market services, due diligence, global supply chain and logistics consulting and related advisory services. NAI Global Member firms, leaders in their local markets, are actively managed to work in unison and provide clients with exceptional solutions to their commercial real estate needs. Founded in 1978, today NAI Global has more than 375 offices strategically located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific, with over 6,700 local market professionals, managing over 380 million square feet of property. Supported by the central resources of the NAI Global network, Member firms deliver market-leading services locally and combine their in-market strengths to form a powerful bond of insights and execution for clients with multi-market challenges.


NAI Global was acquired in 2012 by C-III Capital Partners, a leading commercial real estate services company engaged in a broad range of activities, including primary and special loan servicing, loan origination, fund management, CDO management, principal investment, online capital markets, title services and multifamily property management. C-III’s principal place of business is located in Irving, TX, with additional offices in New York, NY, Greenville, SC and Nashville, TN.


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