Podcast: Evolution and repositioning of office towers with Epic Investment, JLL


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Evolution and Repositioning of Office Towers with Epic Investment Services, JLL

Join Gerald and guests Cameron Martin, senior leasing manager with Epic Investment Services, and Chad Boddez, senior vice president with JLL Edmonton.

They discuss the evolution in technology clients, including lease structures, building amenities, and growth strategies; office tower redevelopment and its impact on leasing, Epic’s repositioning of 103 St. Centre and HSBC towers in Edmonton, and end off with a discussion on the evolving important relationships between landlords, tenants and brokers.

Chapter Markers:

  1. 0:18: Guest Introductions
  2. 2:12: The Evolution of Technology Tenants and how they use Office Space
  3. 3:25: The Tech-Oriented Amenities of 103 St. Centre and Other Towers
  4. 9:04: Will Tech Companies’ Staff be Returning to the Office?
  5. 11:06: Where Will Office Space be in a Few Years?
  6. 14:56: A Brief Look at Open Office Layout/Collaboration Space
  7. 16:05: How Are Technology (and other) Tenants Structuring Their Leases and how are Landlords Responding??
  8. 22:58: How Landlords and Tenants are Handling Uncertain Growth Strategies
  9. 24:26: A Personal Insight Into our Guests
  10. 29:45: Current Office Tower Redevelopment Projects and Their Effect on the Market
  11. 36:58: How Downtown Revitalization Impacts the Marketplace
  12. 39:55: The Repositioning of 103 St. Centre and HSBC Tower
  13. 42:05: The Importance of the Landlord/Tenant/Broker Relationship
  14. 44:33: The Timeless Importance of Relationships and Initiative


Gerald has been a licensed REALTOR® since 1990 is currently an associate broker with Century 21 Urban Realty. He holds the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation from the CCIM…

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Gerald has been a licensed REALTOR® since 1990 is currently an associate broker with Century 21 Urban Realty. He holds the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation from the CCIM…

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