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The Office of the Future…with Sheila Botting | EP44

Apr 19, 2022

In This Episode

Ep. 44 Sheila Botting

Sheila Botting recently joined Avison Young to lead the Americas Professional Services practice, and is a member of Avison Young’s Global Real Estate Executive. Through her executive real estate career, Sheila has led a number of multi-disciplinary real estate teams and assignments across the industry with owners, investors and corporate occupiers alike, earning the reputation as one of the “go to” commercial real estate advisors across the Americas.  For Avison, her mandate is to accelerate growth across the Americas for our professional services platform including corporate real estate, consulting, project management, valuation and real estate & infrastructure advisory. The firm’s recent integration of GVA in Europe provides a substantive platform from which to accelerate Americas growth and marketplace opportunity.

Botting has 25 years of real estate advisory experience, delivering consulting work to corporations, real estate firms, investors, governments, and others. She was previously a senior partner and Canadian real estate leader at Deloitte, where she spent nine years and served on the global real estate executive team. Prior to that, Botting was an executive managing director at Cushman & Wakefield and an executive vice president at Royal LePage Commercial.


In this episode, we talked about:

  • Sheila’s real estate journey
  • How she views real estate as an asset class and as an investment
  • Kind of deals she had
  • Working space and setup for Deloitte Canada
  • She’ll also share a discussion and presentation about Avison Young X-factor
  • Thoughts on how technology can help the industry amid COVID
  • Advice and mentor tips to younger aspirants
  • And MUCH MORE!


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