Darren Snider

Land Retail

  • Edmonton
  • Suite 2100
  • 10111 – 104 Avenue
  • Edmonton, AB T5J 0J4 Canada

A Principal at Avison Young with over 35 years of experience, Darren has become one of the leading producers with the company. During 1996-2005, Darren completed over 4,000,000 square feet of leasing and/or acquisition retail transactions in Western Canada. Darren’s wealth of experience includes project leasing, land sales and tenant mandate work for many of the leading firms in the industry.

Darren was instrumental in Staples entrance into the Western Canadian marketplace and has completed 35 plus deals with this notable retailer. He also assisted in formulating Walmart’s initial expansion strategy in Alberta, Saskatchewan and BC which resulted in over 30 transactions. Darren is currently assisting Running Room, Staples, Home Depot and Shell Canada with their networking and disposition strategies.

Recognizing a need created by a strong Alberta economy, Darren has focused more time on the acquisition and disposition of raw land in the Edmonton region. Since 2006, Darren has been involved in over 90 land transactions totalling over 8000 acres.

Darren is an active member of ICSC and the University of Alberta school of Real Estate. He obtained his B.Comm degree from the University of Alberta in 1986 and welcomes the opportunity to participate in retail and real estate related activities at the U of A business school.


Professional Credentials

  • International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC) Member

Education and Designations

  • Bachelor of Commerce – University of Alberta – 1986


Client List

  • Alberta Motor Association
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Staples
  • Northern Shopping Centres
  • Running Room
  • Western Asset Management


Keswick Square
SW Corner of Hiller Road & 170 Street
Edmonton, AB
Retail For Lease
West Granville Centre
SE Corner of Winterburn Road & Whitemud Drive
Edmonton, AB T5T 4V3
Retail For Lease
Robinson Lands
Robinson ASP
Leduc, AB
Residential / Multifamily For Sale
Gasoline Alley East
53 Gasoline Alley East
Penhold, AB T0M 1R0
Retail For Lease
Markets at Easton
NW Corner of Highway 16A & Pioneer Road
Spruce Grove , AB
Retail For Lease
Camrose Mobile Home Park Lands
Southeast corner of Highway 13A and 50th Street
Camrose, AB T4V
Multifamily For Sale
Westwinds Commercial Land
100 Street & Westwinds Drive
Morinville, AB T8R 1V5
Land For Sale
Edmonton Exhibition Lands
11302 - 79 Street
Edmonton, AB T5B 2K2
Land For Sale
Canon Ridge Multi-Family Lands
170 Hyndman Crescent NW
Edmonton, AB T5A 4X6
Land For Sale
The Markets on Prospect
NE Corner of Prospect Drive and Confederation Way
Fort McMurray, AB
Retail For Lease
65 Avenue Lands
65 Avenue
Leduc, AB T9E
Land For Sale
Garden Valley Lands
Address Not Disclosed
Parkland County, AB
Land For Sale
South Glens - Multi-Family Lands
Cardiff Road & East Boundry Road
Morinville , AB
Land For Sale
Retail QSR Drive-Thru Opportunity
127 Leva Avenue
Red Deer, AB T4E 1B2
Retail For Lease
Secord Commercial Lands
Stony Plain Road
Edmonton, AB T5T7T9
Land For Sale
South Glens Development Lands
Cardiff Road
Morinville, AB
Land For Sale
Lake Ridge Estates
Range Road 263
Parkland Village, AB T0L 1V0
Land For Sale
Prescott East Residential Lands
Address Not Disclosed
Spruce Grove, AB
Land For Sale
Oster Future Development Land
73 Avenue SW & 127 Street SW
Edmonton, AB N/A
Land For Sale
D'Aoust Estate
Industrial Heartland
Strathcona County, AB T8A 0B9
Land For Sale