Niagara Falls, ON, January 18, 2016 - Colliers International, a global leader in commercial real estate services, has expanded its services by opening an office serving the Niagara Region, with branches in Niagara Falls and St. Catharines, ON. Colliers has brought on 30 new professionals in the Niagara Falls and St. Catharines area.

The team provides full-service commercial real estate services including commercial brokerage, appraisal and valuation, property management and property maintenance, and offers proven expertise in the growing field of golf course advisory. The team has also played a prominent role in Niagara's commercial real estate market for the past 30 years based on the legacy firms of the Don Wilson Company and Rodger Bailey Realty Company.

"We feel the local team serving the Niagara Region is a perfect and complementary fit with Colliers International," said John Arnoldi, Executive Managing Director of Colliers International Canada. "Headed by co-Managing Directors Taylor Wilson and Todd Crawford, the new additions to our team have a very impressive depth of knowledge in all aspects of commercial real estate in the Niagara Region, and will be an excellent extension of our services in one of Canada's fastest-growing real estate markets."

"The Colliers management team recognized the incredible potential of the Niagara Region," said Taylor Wilson, co-Managing Director, Colliers Niagara. "With its abundant areas of developmental land, planned transit infrastructure expansion and population growth projected to exceed eight million in the Golden Horseshoe by 2030, this region will be amongst the most robust areas for commercial real estate growth in North America in the next 25 years."

"This expansion will significantly strengthen Colliers' presence in the Ontario commercial real estate market," said Todd Crawford, co-Managing Director, Colliers Niagara. "We believe that our local market knowledge and expertise in this region, now coupled with the resources and depth of Colliers International, will allow us to provide even better service to our clients in the years ahead."

About Colliers International

Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIG) is an industry leading global real estate services company with more than 16,000 skilled professionals operating in 66 countries. With an enterprising culture and significant employee ownership, Colliers professionals provide a full range of services to real estate occupiers, owners and investors worldwide. Services include strategic advice and execution for property sales, leasing and finance; global corporate solutions; property, facility and project management; workplace solutions; appraisal, valuation and tax consulting; customized research; and thought leadership consulting.

Colliers professionals think differently, share great ideas and offer thoughtful and innovative advice that help clients accelerate their success. Colliers has been ranked among the top 100 outsourcing firms by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals’ Global Outsourcing for 11 consecutive years, more than any other real estate services firm.

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