In 2005, Shawna embarked on her career in the commercial real estate industry. Her affinity for research within the business quickly became evident, leading her to assume the role of Director of Research at Colliers International Vancouver. Relocating to Toronto in 2010, Shawna spent a decade in the city, spearheading the Colliers Research team for the Greater Toronto Area and serving as the National Director for InSite at Altus Group. Returning to her hometown of Vancouver, she then held the position of National Office Research Manager at JLL Canada before joining Avison Young in July 2023. Presently, Shawna leads the Vancouver Market Intelligence Team at Avison Young, overseeing the production of reports and thought leadership initiatives focused on the commercial real estate market in Vancouver. Throughout her career, her insights into the market have been featured in major news outlets across Canada. Known for her meticulous attention to detail and innovative thinking, Shawna consistently excels in driving strategic initiatives. Over the years, she has held memberships in the Toronto and Vancouver chapters of NAIOP, CREW, UDI, and ULI.