Commercial Real Estate Broker (Waterloo Region)

Date posted: 
March 2017

Position Brief

Avison Young is the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Avison Young is a collaborative, global firm owned and operated by its principals.

As a principal-owned firm, we build long-term relationships with our clients, offering them professional, intelligent real estate and financial solutions. We are looking for intelligent, assertive and determined brokers to join our growing team in Waterloo Region.

Qualifications / Skills

  • Real Estate License Required
  • Commercial Real Estate Knowledge and Experience
  • Business Knowledge
  • Self-Starter
  • Communication Skills
  • Computer Skills


Develop new business primarily through in-person contacts, phone calls, canvassing and follow-up to include; presentations to those who influence decisions and decision-makers and schedule face-to-face contact with prospective candidates requiring real estate needs.

Report and update supervisor on calling program status, clients met, potential deals being generated, issues/concerns, and next steps.

Team player working with other brokers as needed to assist in calls and business development activities. Eager to generate leads and develop relationships.

Represent the interest of client firms to locate space (including researching companies and executives, preparing surveys, conducting tours, evaluating proposals, conducting financial analysis, preparing lease abstracts and reviewing lease documents).

Work closely with brokers to prepare proposals and strategies for presentations. Develop and maintain working relationships with industry professionals.


  • Minimum of 1 – 5 years professional experience in Commercial Real Estate or other sales experience.
  • Must procure and maintain a real estate salesperson’s license as required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Detail oriented, self-starter, strong organizational and analytical skills, able to handle multiple projects at any given time, and comfortable working in a fast-paces environment
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and sale skills essential

If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter to

Equal employment opportunities

Avison Young (Southwestern Ontario) values diversity. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or disability.

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