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Matthew Jackson

Matthew Jackson*

Vice President

*Sales Representative

Advisory & Transaction

License: *Sales Representative

Matthew Jackson* Vice President, National Retail Group - Canada (NRG)
Advisory & Transaction *Sales Representative
Toronto North Commercial Real Estate 2005 Sheppard Avenue East
Suite 800
Toronto, Ontario M2J 5B4

Professional Experience

 

Matthew acts as a Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for retailers to provide a fully integrated platform to service retailers’ needs across all disciplines.

Matt specializes in coast-to-coast retail strategies, rollouts and ultimately the transactions for over 10 years – partnering with some of the country’s top retailers including IKEA, Michaels, Home Depot, Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger. With an educational background in mapping & demographics from the University of Waterloo, Matt brings an additional dimension to the retail real estate industry with an understanding of geographies, customer trading patterns and market influences across Canada.

 

Clients

 

Nrg Representation
    Current
  • Calvin Klein (Phillips-Van Heusen Corp.)
  • Canada Computers
  • Global Pet Foods
  • Helly Hansen
  • Home Depot
  • IKEA
  • Life Time
  • Live Well
  • Michaels: The Arts & Craft Store
  • Smart Stop Storage
  • Structube
  • TD Canada Trust
  • Tommy Hilfiger (Phillips-Van Heusen Corp.)
    Past
  • Big Lots
  • Bed Bath & Beyond
  • CIBC Bank (Canada & U.S.A.)
  • Dymon Storage
  • Eataly
  • Charming Charlie
  • Joe Fresh (U.S.A.)
  • La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries
  • Loblaws
  • Royal Bank
  • Sears Canada
  • The Beer Store

 

Developer / Landlord Representation
  • Ivanhoe Cambridge
  • Kingsett Capital
  • Canadian Tire

 

Significant Assignments

 

  • Completed first 6 IKEA E-Commerce Pick up Locations in Canada (London, Quebec City, Whitby, St Catharine’s, Windsor, Kitchener) – 2015/2016
  • IKEA - Acquisition of land - Quebec City, Quebec - 2016
  • IKEA - Acquisition of land - Halifax, Nova Scotia - 2015
  • IKEA - Disposition of Key West Business Park (17.1 acres) – Richmond, BC - 2015
  • IKEA - Secured 397,411 sq. ft. Distribution Centre – Mississauga, ON - 2015
  • Disposition/Lease Termination of Big Lots / Liquidation World Canadian Portfolio (Retail/Industrial) - 2014
  • Consulting Project – Loblaws acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart - 2014
  • Completed over 50 Michael’s transactions in Eastern Canada
  • Completed over 12 new Structube locations
  • Eataly Flagship – Toronto, Ontario
  • Opened first Calvin Klein, IZOD, Bass & Van Heusen Company Stores in Canada (2011)
  • Completed first 12 Bed Bath & Beyond stores in Canada
  • Michaels Toronto Flagship – John Street & Richmond Street (31,674 sq. ft.)
  • Disposition of 20 Beer Store Properties (including 14 sale-leaseback-redevelopments) in excess of $80M
  • Ivanhoe Cambridge – Edmonton Airport – Land Lease (50 acres)
  • Ivanhoe Cambridge – Niagara-on-the-Lake – Purchase (80 acres)
  • Ivanhoe Cambridge - Durham Region - Purchase (174 acres)

 

Major Team Transactions
  • Disposition of 20 Beer Store Properties (including 14 sale-leaseback-redevelopments) in excess of $80 M 20 properties
  • Ivanhoe Cambridge Edmonton Airport (Land Lease) 50 ac.
  • Ivanhoe Cambridge Niagara-on-the-Lake Purchase 80 ac.
  • Ivanhoe Cambridge Durham Region Purchase 174 ac.
  • IKEA - Winnipeg, Manitoba Purchase & Joint Venture 157 ac.
  • Successful rollout of more than 100 CIBC branches across Canada since 2010
  • Golf Town U.S. entry into Boston area with 8 retail locations

 

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

 

  • Member, Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB)
  • Member, Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA)
  • Member, Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA)
  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centre (ICSC)

 

Committee Membership

 

  • Strategic Retail Group (SRG) - Canadian Representative
  • Member, Urban Land Institute (ULI)

 

Achievements

 

  • Broker's Choice Award (2014)
  • CBRE Hutcheson Award - National Team Award – General - 2009
Matthew Jackson* Vice President, National Retail Group - Canada (NRG)
Advisory & Transaction *Sales Representative
Toronto North Commercial Real Estate 2005 Sheppard Avenue East
Suite 800
Toronto, Ontario M2J 5B4

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