Michael Seetner and his team acts as consultants to advise and teach businesses how to optimize their real estate portfolio, reducing real estate costs beyond rent. Michael specializes in evaluating the overarching impact of real estate on both employees and corporate profitability. His team accomplishes this by focusing on floorplate efficiency, workplace strategy and creating a positive human capital impact.
Michael takes an analytical approach to negotiate business terms with landlords and maximize client leverage to obtain favourable results. He brings a finance background to the role which allows Michael to run complex leasing scenarios for tenants using relocation, consolidation, sublease and termination financial models.
Michael's key responsibilities include sourcing strategic and detailed information, assisting with the unique requirements of each client. He provides deep market knowledge of the Toronto office market, sourcing availability information and tenant movements. Michael has the ability to transform large amounts of market data into a format easily digestible for clients to assist in decision making.
Clients and Projects
TMX Group – Montreal Exchange Montreal Office 44,000 SF Relocation
Coty Inc. Canadian Head Office 24,000 SF Consolidation
Revera Inc Canadian Head Office 50,000 SF Relocation
CoStar Canadian Head Office 11,000 SF New
Zurich Canadian Head Office 104,000 SF Renewal
Leasing, analytics, consolidation and relocation; strategic evaluations, financial projections, documentation.
Two years in the commercial real estate industries working in research and brokerage capacities. Previously worked in the Corporate Banking division of a large Canadian financial institution, providing financing solutions to large corporate clients across various sectors.
Education and Affiliations
Chartered Financial Analyst
Bachelor of Business Administration, Wilfrid Laurier University
NAIOP, RECO, TREB
JLL Real Estate Brokerage