Tom Cooper brings 45 years of diverse experience practising residential, commercial, industrial and consulting services to his role at Sotheby’s International Realty Canada. He has lived in Muskoka Lakes District for the past 18 years.
Tom has a passion for finding the right solution for his clients. He has won several sales achievements and leadership awards while at A.E. LePage, Royal LePage/Cushman Wakefield and Jones Lang LaSalle/JLL. In addition, Tom has a long list of complex sale/lease transactions working with Fortune 100 companies and their executives.
Emotions play a very powerful role in decision and deal making combined with trust, integrity, transparency and personalized support. Tom knows this because he has had years of experience to learn and master it. Ownership here in Muskoka is all about getting away from city life and making your memories. A luxury waterfront home or home in town is a wonderful lifestyle. When you are ready enjoy the experience of a professional Agent: firstname.lastname@example.org
Current Sotheby’s International Realty Canada
Tom is a residential market expert selling luxury waterfront homes, 3 season cottages in Muskoka Lakes District as well as homes in Huntsville, Gravenhurst and Bracebridge. He knows that buying real estate, while a very personal experience, can be filled with emotions. Trust and integrity from the Agent representing the Buyer or Seller is the key component to a successful transaction. Tom knows this because of his vast experience representing major corporations and their executives in the mastery of change management and real estate transaction processes.
Responsibilities while at JLL for 19 years
He provided real estate transaction service management and strategic real estate portfolio consulting services in: tenant representation for both office and industrial; asset acquisitions and dispositions; occupancy/workplace need analysis and strategies; and, land transaction services. He was JLL Corporate Solutions’ National Director and a Corporate Signing Officer from 1998 until 2012 and then 5 years in JLL Transaction Brokerage Services.
Tom’s current specialty Buyer Representation Services for a residential transaction processes. This allows him to focus on a Buyers needs only, He has no conflicts of interest since he does not represent Sellers. That’s important in any real estate transaction to be a Single Agent not at Dual Agent.
While in commercial and industrial leasing he specialized in consolidation and merger strategies for corporate facilities such as rightsizing, re-engineering, alternative workplace strategies (AWS), creation of new space and/or redevelopment and build-to-suit facilities. Tom has a strong record of success on large complex deals working with and for Fortune 100 companies, addressing and finding solutions for cost control and business unit occupancy strategies. During his tenure he has completed over 8M rsf of lease transactions and many consulting projects.
Tom has provided Single Agency Services as well as Advisory Services during his 40+ years in the real estate industry, of which, the past 28 years was in commercial, industrial and consulting real estate. He has expertise in the areas of: leasing; purchasing and selling; and, including sale-leaseback and design build for both office and industrial occupancies. He also has experience on the development side of real estate and has a personal understanding of the benefits, liabilities and responsibilities of a financial investment. He was also a Partner in a custom new home construction and development company. He is recipient of the CoStar JLL Power Broker Award GTA largest Transactions for both 2015 office 260,021 rentable square foot valued at $110M and 2016 industrial 754,704 rentable square foot. $98M.
He was President of the Brampton Real Estate Board and a Director for GTA the Ontario Real Estate Association. He was a a guest lecturer at Ryerson on the subject of office space leasing processes and President of the Kinsmen Club of Canada. Tom completed the Canadian Bankers Association appentice Achievement Award through University of Toronto adult education program and was a Bank Accountant with CIBC.
Notable Transactions are listed on the following page reference and testimonials are available upon request.
Client - Type - Location - R.S.F.
Adidas Design Build 8100 HWY 27, Vaughan, ON 112,000
AstraZeneca Consulting HQ Canada – Right Size Occupancy N/A
Bearing Point Sublease 20 Bay St., Toronto, ON 22,000
Cadbury Adams Canada Inc. Lease 30 Eglinton Avenue, Mississauga, ON 12,500
Cadbury Adams Canada Inc. Consulting/Sublease 5000 Yonge St., Toronto, ON 19,000
Canada Post Corporation Consulting/Gross Lease Reviews Coast to Coast in Canada All Locations
Chevron Lease 6975 Pacific Circle, Mississauga, ON 9,000
Compusearch Mississauga Lease 5995 Airport Rd., Mississauga, ON 45,000
Desjardins Insurance Group Lease Extension 1 & 3 Robert Speck Pkwy, Mississauga, ON 260,021
General Electric Lease Technology Centre, Mississauga, ON 265,000
Kimberly Clark Lease Extension Sussex Centre, Mississauga, ON 72,000
MacDonald Dettwiller/Spar Sublease 9445 Airport Rd., Brampton, ON 51,385
Microsoft Canada Lease Term Extension & Restructure 1950 Meadowvale Blvd., Mississauga, ON 160,000
Microsoft Canada Lease 222 Bay St., Toronto, ON 19,000
Microsoft Canada Lease Montreal, Quebec 30,000
Monsanto Lease Argentia Rd., Mississauga, ON 105,000
NCR Canada Ltd. Disposition 6865 Century Ave., Mississauga, ON 77,000
NCR Canada Ltd. Renewal 6350/60 Northwest Dr., Mississauga, ON 38,000
P&G Lease 4711 Yonge St., Toronto, ON 235,000
Peel Board of Education Lease Adult Learning Centre, Mississauga 95,000
Pfizer Canada Inc. Consulting 2725 Bristol Circle, Oakville, ON 37,000
Pfizer Canada Inc. Sublease 55 Standish Crt., Mississauga, ON 120,000
Pharmacia Lease 55 Standish Crt., Mississauga, ON 120,000
Pharmacia Lease 5100 Spectrum Way, Mississauga, ON 75,000
Pharmacia Lease 2400 Skymark Ave., Mississauga, ON 70,000
Public Works Lease Court House, Mississauga 60,000
Region of Peel Lease Public Housing Admin., Brampton 90,000
Samsung Electronics Sublease 55 Standish Crt., Mississauga, ON 36,000
Schering-Plough Canada Inc. Surrender 300 Consilium Pl., Scarborough, ON 19,000
Schering-Plough Canada Inc. Lease HWY 80, Montreal, QC 90,000
Siemens Lease 1565 North Service Rd., Oakville, ON 110,000
Sun Microsystems of Canada Inc. Lease 5650 Timberlea Blvd, Mississauga, ON 23,000
Sun Microsystems of Canada Inc. Surrender 5580 Explorer Dr., Mississauga, ON 20,000
Stuart Energy Lease Global HQ., Mississauga, ON 100,000
Toshiba Lease Extension & Restructure Canadian HQ., Markham, ON 250,000
Whirlpool Canada LP Lease 25 Cottrelle Blvd., Brampton, ON 231,000
Whirlpool Canada LP License 200 Foster Crest, Mississauga, ON 54,000
Whirlpool Canada LP Consulting/Sublease 1022 Champlain Ave., Burlington, ON 177,000
Whirlpool Corporation Lease 1802-118th Ave. N.E., Calgary, AB 439,000
Whirlpool Canada LP Surrender 11 Dufferin Pl., Calgary, AB 103,000
Whirlpool Canada LP Lease 1212- 26th Ave., S.E., Calgary, AB 23,000
Whirlpool Canada LP Sublease 1212- 26th Ave., S.E., Calgary, AB 23,000
Whirlpool Canada LP Lease 8636 Boston Church Rd., Milton, ON 754,704
Whirlpool Canada LP Lease Extension 6750 Century Ave., Mississauga, ON 41,000
Whirlpool Corporation Land Purchase 8574 Boston Church Rd., Milton, ON 45 acres
Whirlpool Corporation Lease Extension & Restructure 1802 – 118th Ave. N.E., Calgary, AB 439,000
World Vision Consulting 1 World Dr., Mississauga, ON 100,000
Xerox Canada Ltd. Lease 800 Tapscott Rd., Toronto, ON 47,000
Xerox Canada Ltd. Renewal 120 McLevin Ave., Scarborough, ON 23,000
Xerox Canada Ltd. Lease Extension 6800 Northwest Dr., Mississauga, ON 196,000
Thank you, Tom! I very much appreciated the work you did for us in Canada over the years. Tom acted as ...
- Barney Kinzer, Global
"After carefully evaluating the various relocation options on the market, Desjardins leasing team and business units relied on Mr. Cooper's experience, deep knowledge in corporate ...
- Helen Pantazopoulos, Greater Toronto Area
It has been a great pleasure working with Tom over the last ten years helping us with our Canada portfolio. Tom’s great communication skills, experience ...
- Mark Richards