Avison Young creates real economic, social, and environmental value, powered by people.

Real estate for real impact.

Avison Young is built on the belief that commercial real estate isn’t just about the buildings and the square footage and the occupancies. At its best it’s about spaces and places that improve lives and help businesses thrive for the employees, citizens and communities that make impact matter.

The service breadth to meet any need

Every client needs their own mix of real estate services and expertise. Our teams are equipped to bring insights and advantage to your business needs through advisory and planning, management and financing, investment sales, leasing, and property management services for clients across the office, retail, industrial, multi-family and hospitality sectors.

The people to make it happen.

As a growing and innovative challenger in global commercial real estate, we attract the best talent in our industry – planners, advisors, brokers, marketers, support. But being the best isn’t just about having the best; it’s also about how we work together. Our longstanding culture of collaboration, and the fact we’re majority owned by our Principals, means we put the client first. Our Principal-led teams wrap themselves around our clients – driven by shared success. We work together to get it done.

The scale to make it count.

We are on a continual journey of transformation – listening to clients – combining the best of our established talent with emerging tools and technologies. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, the firm comprises approximately 5,000 real estate professionals in more than 100 offices around the world. The momentum in our business demonstrates that our model of smart collaboration and partnership works.

The values to make it matter.

Founded in 1978 to create a more accountable and nimble real estate company, with legacies dating back more than 200 years, we will never outgrow our values of putting people first in every choice we make. Our purpose is to create net economic, social and environmental gain for our clients and in the communities in which we work.


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ESG & Wellness

Value for clients and communities

ESG and Wellness at Avison Young is delivered through a combination of dedicated professionals, services, online training and support, executive oversight and a Global Citizenship Affinity Group to imbed best practices, programs and transparent reporting of results into the heart of the organization. Through this approach, we work to effect change through ESG and Wellness at a human scale to help create healthy, productive, prosperous spaces and places that deliver a net benefit to the economy, the environment and the community.