Bill Argeropoulos

Principal & Practice Leader, Research, Canada
Consulting & Advisory Corporate Research

  • Toronto
  • 18 York Street
  • Suite 400, Mailbox #4
  • Toronto, ON M5J 2T8 CA

With 31 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, 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 February 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 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 also leads Avison Young's Global and Canadian Research Affinity Groups, comprising a multi-disciplinary team of dedicated research professionals. He is actively involved in the coordination, writing and editing of Avison Young’s global quarterly reports, including the Annual Review and Forecast.

Since launching his career in 1988, Bill has held progressive research positions with various leading real estate organizations, including Jones Lang LaSalle, Altus Group, CIBC Development Corporation and Royal LePage Commercial (now Cushman & Wakefield).

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, share and discuss current research interests, keep up-to-date on market developments, interact with peers regarding publications and future research trends, and help shape the research agenda at REALpac. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts (Urban & Economic Geography & Environmental Systems) from the University of Toronto.

Credentials

Professional Credentials

Long-standing membership with the Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP), Greater Toronto Area Chapter.

Real Property Association of Canada (REALpac), member of the Research Advisory Committee whose objective is to advocate real estate research in Canada, share and discuss current research interests, keep up-to-date on market developments, interact with peers regarding publications and future research trends, and help shape the research agenda at REALpac.

Former member of REALpac / AIC Technology Committee whose objective was to develop a set of voluntary definitions of standard terms used in the real estate leasing and investment community.

Education and Designations

Honours Bachelor of Arts, (Urban & Economic Geography & Environmental Systems), University of Toronto (1988)

Client List

  • Adgar Investments
  • Adidas Canada
  • Alberta Investment Management
  • Altus Group
  • AMD Canada
  • Bank of Nova Scotia
  • Bentall Real Estate Services
  • BMO Capital Markets Real Estate
  • BMO Financial Group
  • Brookfield Properties Corporation
  • Cadillac Fairview Corporation
  • Citibank
  • CommerzReal
  • Crown Realty Partners
  • CUPE
  • EY
  • First Gulf Corporation
  • Growlings WLG
  • GWL Realty Advisors
  • HOOPP Investment Management
  • Infor Global Solutions
  • Infrastructure Ontario
  • Ivanhoe Cambridge
  • KingSett Capital Partners
  • KPMG
  • Lenovo Canada
  • Manulife Financial
  • Menkes Developments
  • Metrolinx
  • Microsoft Canada
  • NCR Canada
  • Northam Real Estate Private Equity
  • OMERS Real Estate Branch
  • Ontario Pension Board
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board
  • Oxford Properties Group
  • Pauls Properties
  • PWGSC
  • QuadReal
  • RBC Capital Markets Real Estate
  • Redbourne Realty Advisors
  • Siemens Canada
  • Standard Life Real Estate
  • Stikeman Elliot
  • Sun Life Assurance
  • TD Securities Real Estate
  • Triovest Realty Advisors
  • Whirlpool Canada