redirect pin user minus plus fax mobile-phone office-phone data envelope globe outlook retail close line-arrow-down solid-triangle-down facebook globe2 google hamburger line-arrow-left solid-triangle-left linkedin wechat play-btn line-arrow-right arrow-right solid-triangle-right search twitter line-arrow-up solid-triangle-up calendar globe-americas globe-apac globe-emea external-link music picture paper pictures play gallery download rss-feed vcard account-loading collection external-link2 internal-link share-link icon-close2
David Cairns

David Cairns*

Senior Vice President, Office Leasing

*Sales Representative

Advisory & Transaction

cbre-label-license: *Sales Representative

David Cairns* Senior Vice President, Office Leasing
Advisory & Transaction *Sales Representative
Toronto Downtown Commercial Real Estate 145 King Street West
Suite 1100
Toronto, Ontario M5H 1J8

Professional Experience

 

Dave Cairns started his career at CBRE in 2012 after being a professional poker player where he was ranked as one of the top 100 online tournament players in the world for a time. Since then, Dave has become a thought leader within the commercial real estate industry with global recognition. He is an avid content creator on LinkedIn, who is highly respect by his peers, and has received over 1 million views in 2020 alone.

Working alongside his team, Dave’s focus is on working with high growth companies in the tech sector, Space as a Service Operators (#SPaaS), and with financial services firms on a local, national and global level.

Dave also leads a partnership with Deloitte on their Technology Fast 50 program, advising many of Canada’s fastest growing technology companies on their real estate requirements. He is also the co-founder of CBRE Forward, a platform designed to showcase the fastest growing tech companies in Canada.

 

Achievements

 

  • Rookie of the Year Award in 2016
  • #1 in Canada under 10 years Experience in 2018
  • #4 in Canada under 10 years Experience in 2017
  • Winner of Hutcheson National Top Team in 2018
  • Co-Founder of CBRE Forward

 

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

 

  • Member, Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB)
  • Member, Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA)
  • Member, Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA)

 

Education

 

  • McGill University: Bachelor of Arts – Major Political Science, Minor Marketing

 

Clients

 

  • AlphaNorth Asset Management
  • Aritzia
  • Brainrider
  • Canadian Tire
  • CCRW | CCRT
  • CDIC
  • CIBC
  • CIBC Mellon
  • Colleges Ontario
  • Conor, Clark & Lunn
  • Croesus
  • Enliven
  • Enliven
  • Environmental Defence
  • Fountain Asset
  • GE Real Estate
  • Groundlayer
  • Gunpowder
  • Jarislowsky Fraser
  • Lette
  • Linedata
  • Lough Barnes Consulting Group
  • Lundin Mining
  • Meridiam Infrastructure
  • MotoInsight
  • MTV
  • Northern Trust
  • OCAD University
  • Ontario
  • Orion Health
  • Prime Hires
  • Salesforce
  • The Law Foundation of Ontario
  • Tourico Holidays
  • Versapay
  • Verus Partners

 

Significant Assignments

 

(*) Number of Transactions

  • CIBC Square, 1.75 MM
  • Infrastructure Ontario (3*), 125,990 sq. ft.
  • Canadian Tire Corporation (3*), 93,072 sq. ft.
  • Connor Clark & Lunn Financial Group (3*),
    45,000 sq. ft.
  • Versapay (3*), 33,664 sq. ft.
  • Lundin Mining, 20,724 sq. ft.
  • Motoinsight, 18,852 sq. ft.
  • Brainrider (3*), 16,881 sq. ft.
  • The Northern Trust Company, 14,240 sq. ft.
  • MTV (2*), 10,600 sq. ft.
  • General Electric Canada (2*), 9,200 sq. ft.
  • Colleges Ontario, 8,927 sq. ft.
  • Aritzia, 7,859 sq. ft.
  • Croseus Finansoft Inc., 2,225, sq. ft.
  • Salesforce, 2,108 sq. ft.
David Cairns* Senior Vice President, Office Leasing
Advisory & Transaction *Sales Representative
Toronto Downtown Commercial Real Estate 145 King Street West
Suite 1100
Toronto, Ontario M5H 1J8

Available Properties

Receive Our Marketing Materials

Meet the Team