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Gurch Ollek

Gurch Ollek

Senior Vice President

Advisory & Transaction Services

Gurch Ollek Senior Vice President
Advisory & Transaction Services
Vancouver Commercial Real Estate 1021 West Hastings Street
Suite 250​0
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 0C3

Professional Experience

 

Upon graduating from UBC Gurch joined CBRE Limited in 1985 and is recognized as one of the leading industrial brokers in the Vancouver area. Gurch was appointed Senior Vice President in recognition of his high level of service to clients and has been one of the top producing Industrial brokers in the CBRE Vancouver office for the last 20 years, achieving top five sales professionals in the CBRE Vancouver office for the last 12 years running and has been listed as one of the top 12 CBRE sales professionals in Canada for the past 8 years. Gurch has extensive experience in a wide range of industrial and investment properties and has been involved in several of Vancouver’s largest and most complex industrial transactions. Handpicked by CBRE’s Ports and Integrated Logistics Practice to become a member, Gurch is the sole representative in Western Canada. Gurch is the team lead for the Integrated Logistic Group with partner Justin Fisher, specializing in warehousing and global supply chain networks. Gurch offers unmatched cross-boarder market knowledge, exceptional local resources and relationships to deliver unparalleled solutions for clients.

 

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

 

  • Member of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver
  • Member of NAIOP

 

Education

 

  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of British Columbia

 

Clients

 

  • Anthem Properties
  • Beedie Group
  • Bentall Kennedy
  • Beutel Capital
  • Bosa Development Corp.
  • Canreal Management
  • Concert Management
  • Co-operators Group
  • Dayhu Investments Ltd.
  • Domtar Inc.
  • Euro Asia Transload
  • Grosvenor Canada
  • Grosvenor International
  • GWL Realty Advisors
  • Hopewell Development Corp
  • IKEA
  • Intracorp Partnership
  • Kingswood Capital
  • Larco Investments
  • LG Electronics
  • Oxford Properties
  • Port Metro Vancouver
  • Unisource Canada
  • UPS

 

Significant Assignments

 

Gurch is also recognized as the leading broker for industrial land, as well as representing some of North America's highest profiled companies with their warehouse requirements. The following is a list of Industrial Parks handled by Gurch, as well as a partial list of Tenants he has represented.

Client
  • EuroAsia Transload Inc., 900,000 SF
  • Container World, 650,000 SF
  • IKEA, 550,000 SF
  • LG Electronics, 250,000 SF
  • Unisource Canada, 225,000 SF
  • Acklands Grainger, 180,000 SF
  • UPS, 166,000 SF
  • Samsung, 150,000 SF
  • Emco, 145,000 SF
  • Stanley Doors, 120,000

Property
  • Gloucester Industrial Estates, 650 acres
  • Pacific Reach, 200 acres
  • Fraser Port Lands, 150 acres
  • East Richmond, 110 acres
  • Burnaby Business Park, 90 acres
  • English Bay Industrial Park, 80 acres
  • Nordel Business Park, 45 acres
Gurch Ollek Senior Vice President
Advisory & Transaction Services
Vancouver Commercial Real Estate 1021 West Hastings Street
Suite 250​0
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 0C3

Available Properties