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Paul Cook

Paul Cook

Vice President

Paul Cook

Vice President
+1 613 782 2947
+1 613 782 2296

Ottawa Commercial Real Estate Services

Preston Square
333 Preston Street
7th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5N4
+1 613 782 2266
+1 613 782 2296​

Professional Experience

 

Paul joined CBRE Limited in June 2004 as Vice President of the Ottawa office, after spending 18 years with J.J Barnicke (now DTZ) in Toronto.  Paul's career has focused on representing tenant's real estate requirements from lease renewals, to premise relocations to strategic portfolio reviews. 

Paul specializes in a full turnkey approach with his clients real estate issues.  From market overviews, lease reviews, selection of other required specialist, market surveys, site tours and Offer/Lease negotiations; attention to detail is paramount.  This can be best demonstrated by Paul's meticulous approach to negotiating a lease document on behalf of his clients.

Paul's expertise ranges from working with small local companies to large national firms with multiple leases in various city centers. 

Some of Paul's more recent notable transactions have been the following:
  • Securing 315,000 SF of 5 year swing space for the Bank of Canada
  • Negotiating the 67,000 SF lease renewal for VIA Rail’s Canadian head office in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sale of Alterna's (formerly CS Coop’s) downtown office building site and the negotiation and implementation of a new build of 73,000 SF in Westboro
  • Relocating Genband Canada from the former Nortel facility to a new Canadian head office at 500 Palladium Drive, Kanata for 73,000 SF
  • Renewal of Public Works Canada (PWGSC) within the VIA Rail Winnipeg station for 69,000 SF

 

The above noted transactions required various skill sets and expertise.  The expertise combined with Paul's "second to none" reputation within the development community has proven to be extremely beneficial to his clients when negotiating real estate transactions.

Paul is married with three children, and dedicates much of his spare time to not for profit sports organizations.

 

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

 

  • Real Estate License with the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO)

 

Education

 

  • York University – Business

 

Clients

 

  • Alterna 
  • Bank of Canada
  • Boeing Canada
  • BSRI Canada
  • Cenx
  • Dillon Consulting
  • Entrust Technologies
  • Export Development Corporation
  • Genband Canada
  • Hay Group
  • Lansdowne Technologies
  • MacKinnon Phillips
  • Osler Hoskin Harcourt
  • Taipei Economic and Cultural Office
  • Via Rail

 

Significant Assignments

 

  • Bank of Canada, 234 Laurier Avenue, Ottawa, 315,000 SF 5 year swing space, Relocation
  • Genband Canada, 500 Palladium Drive, Ottawa, 73,000 SF, New Canadian Head Quarters
  • Alterna, 319 McRae Avenue, Ottawa, 73,000 SF, New Head Office
  • Alterna - Place de Ville, Ottawa, 6,100 SF, New Main Retail Banking Branch
  • VIA Rail Canada, 2/3 Place Ville Marie, Montreal, 67,500 SF, Renewal of Canadian Head Office
  • VIA Rail Canada, Winnipeg Station, Winnipeg, 69,000 SF, Renewal of PWGSC Leases
  • 145,000 SF Canadian headquarters for Entrust Technologies with Canderel Development (Phase 1)
  • 200,000 SF office facility for Nortel with Arnon Development Corporation
  • 120,000 SF office R&D facility for Nortel with Canderel Development
  • 40,000 SF distribution facility for CanPar with Colonnade Development
  • Boeing, 9,000
  • SF Hay Group, 5,000 SF
  • BSRI Canada, 9,000 SF
  • Dillon, 8,500 SF
  • Taipei Cultural Offices, 14,000 SF
  • Cenx, 7,000 SF

Paul Cook

Vice President
+1 613 782 2947
+1 613 782 2296

Ottawa Commercial Real Estate Services

Preston Square
333 Preston Street
7th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5N4
+1 613 782 2266
+1 613 782 2296​

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