ABOUT US

Our goal with EdmontonCommercial.com is simple: be the #1 source of information for commercial real estate in Edmonton.  We were the first (and still the only) blog to publish a weekly market report in addition to providing numerous articles about the process of leasing or purchasing a property.  We’re honoured to have been recognized as a Top 50 Commercial Real Estate Blog by Duke Long and a Top 40 Edmonton Blog by Feedspot.

We also provide tenants and buyers with free searches of our entire database of listings.  Why do we provide this all for free?  Well, we just hope that when the time comes for you to lease, buy or sell, you give us an opportunity to be your agents.  And if you go in another direction that’s fine too. We still welcome you to peek around and hope you might consider sharing one of our articles or telling a friend about us.  Either way, we hope you get some value from our site and we thank you for visiting!

 


OUR TEAM

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Chad Griffiths

Chad is dedicated to helping his clients make intelligent real estate decisions. Providing current and relevant market information, Chad has written over 150 unique articles and has been published in Forbes, Western Investor and Real Estate Magazine. Chad is particularly interested in studying recent transactions and the buyers / tenants actively in the market. Combining this knowledge with trends, economic indicators and forecasts, Chad offers unparalleled insight into Edmonton’s commercial real estate economy.

An active volunteer in the real estate and business community, Chad has previously served as Chair and board member of the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA), board member of NAIOP Edmonton, President of the South Edmonton Business Association and member of the City of Edmonton Strathcona Junction Advisory Committee. Chad currently sits on the University of Alberta’s Practice of Commercial Real Estate Course Advisory Committee.

Chad holds a Diploma in Urban Land Economics from UBC, a Master Certificate in Supply Chain Management from MSU, and the highly coveted SIOR and CCIM designations. Chad also earned his bachelor’s degree and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Thompson Rivers University.

 

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Ryan Brown

Ryan is a partner with NAI Commercial Real Estate in Edmonton. He is currently ranked nationally as one of NAI’s top advisors in Canada. Having executed in excess of $100 Million dollars’ worth of Commercial Real Estate sales transactions and over 1.5 Million square feet of lease transactions Ryan has developed a firm understanding of asset evaluation and an aptitude to discern building design, functionality, and practicality for long term use. Having completed his Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Finance from the University of Alberta, his eye for detail and great understanding of the numbers associated with any acquisition and disposition decisions makes him an asset in the procurement process.

Ryan has obtained his SIOR designation (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors). SIOR is a professional symbol of the highest level of knowledge, production, and ethics in the real estate industry. Real estate professionals who have earned the SIOR designation are recognized as the most capable and experienced brokerage practitioners in any market.

Ryan believes basic personal characteristics such as integrity, honesty, dedication, trust, and reliability, coupled with good communication, problem solving, and leadership skills are the foundation stones to a successful and meaningful career.

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Darcie Bouteiller

Darcie began her career in Commercial Real Estate after completing her studies in Business Administration. Her personable nature coupled with a results-driven attitude is a perfect match for customers. Darcie understands the importance of delivering a custom, accountable solution for her clients.

In her most recent year with NAI Commercial, Darcie has participated in leasing over 200,000 sq. ft. of commercial real estate with deals ranging from 900 sq. ft. up to 50,000 sq. ft. totalling in $15 million in lease transactions.

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REVIEWS / TESTIMONIALS


 

“[Ryan and Chad] spent countless hours and remained available outside regular working hours to ensure that the needs leaser and lessee were met and were able to guide both parties through the sometimes complicated process of leasing the property to ensure it was compatible for everyone.”

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Dean Taylor
President
Western Canada Fire & First Aid Inc.


 

“Chad brings professionalism, energy, good judgement and a deep understanding of the commercial real estate market to the project every time.”

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T. Kent Sabine
President
Burcom Consulting


“We were delighted with the entire process and are thankful to Chad for all his hard work.”

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Tom Burns, P.Eng.
Partner
Prismatic Group


“Chad is very professional, respectful, attentive, and his communication skills go above and beyond any expectation we may have had.”

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Simone Prefontaine
President & Owner
PREF Holdings Inc.


“We were impressed by the ongoing commitment by Ryan throughout the lease negotiations and [his] willingness to go the extra mile in making sure all the details had been covered.”

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Bill Caldwell, P. Eng
Senior Project Manager
Ceapro


“… Chad was very professional as he helped us with a difficult negotiation.”

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Chris Bulger
President
TNT Motorcycling


“We were exceptionally pleased with the service we received from Ryan and would highly recommend his highly knowledgeable and friendly services to anyone in the market for office space in Edmonton.”

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Merron Pearce
Operations Manager
Progressive Contractrors Association of Canada


“Without reservation I would give Chad my highest recommendation as a commercial real estate broker.”

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Steve Collinson
Regional Real Estate Manager
FirstGroup America Inc.


“Chad is trustworthy, professional, and very respectful of those he is is dealing with”

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Geoff Kliza
President
Hybrid Forge


“Chad always made himself available to me and was very responive on any queries I had”

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Jim Mitchell
Vice President, Risk Management
PCL Constructors Inc.


“We ultimately selected an 80,077 square foot facility in southeast Edmonton and Chad was instrumental in negotiating a lease with the landlord”.

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William M. Aisenberg
Chief Financial Officer
Walls Industries, Inc.


“Chad led some great marketing initiaves which ultimately resulted in a sale.”

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Clarence Christensen


“Chad’s honesty, pleasant dispostion and professional service must be acknolwedged”

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Eric Baumgartner
Vice President
Bloemhof Inc.


“Throughout the purchasing process, [Chad] displayed the utmost professionalism in assisting us in negotiating the terms of the agreement”

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Catherine Hansen
President
Myriad Development Corp


“Chad handled the transaction straight from the beginning and helped us negotiate a deal over a competing offer”

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R. Scott McMorran, P.Eng
Engineering and Contracts Manager
JV Driver Projects


“I am quite impressed with the level of care that Chad took in solving our space problem”

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Steve Rodda
CEO
SMRT Consulting


“I would not hesitate to use Chad again and would recommend him to any of my business associates”

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Doug Drury
VP Finance
The Bolt Supply House


“We are very happy with Chad’s professionalism and constant communication throughout the whole process”

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Jason Hyare
President
Boss Security


“Our commitment to continue working with Chad is indicative of our faith in him as a top commercial agent”

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Mark Walker
President and CEO
Your Home Solution Team


“Chad acted as a great liason between me and the landlord, explaining all the intricate details of the commercial leasing process along the way”

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Kathy Mulka, BScOT(c), MEd
Unlimited Potentials


“It was a pleasure working with Chad…on the sale of our property”

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M.L. Clissold
Managing Director
Hyrdogeological Consultants Ltd.