Industrial and Logistics

Industrial real estate assets are critical to business performance. Emerging technologies and access to supply and labour are just a few of the issues affecting today’s complex industrial real estate decisions. Savills understands these challenges and delivers solutions that can make your business faster, smarter and more profitable.

Our professionals have the experience and acumen to meet your industrial business needs for warehousing, distribution, manufacturing and other functionally specialized uses of industrial space across Canada and the United States.

Our services to the industrial space user include:

  • Portfolio / Lease Review and Audits
  • Leasing and Purchasing
  • Disposition through either Sale or Sublease
  • Sale – Purchase of Leasebacks
  • Design/build and Build-to-suit
  • Land Acquisition and Disposition
  • Transportation Studies

All phases of negotiation are conducted using real-time local, regional, and national data supplied through our global operations. Our ability to incorporate key elements such as government incentives, reduced construction costs and effective exit strategies allows you to realize full potential for your real estate assets.

A Process Approach to Optimising Performance

Working with owners and occupiers of industrial space in a wide variety of sectors, we provide a comprehensive suite of consultative, transaction and management solutions, efficiently integrated to deliver a distinct competitive advantage. Our professionals consistently deliver efficiency and cost savings through every stage of the industrial real estate process.

Warehouse and Distribution

Advances in distribution building technology continue to change the landscape of industrial real estate. Our professionals provide detailed analyses to help you evaluate the total cost of occupancy in measurements beyond price-per-square-foot to include cubic capacity, related equipment cost considerations and distance to suppliers and vendors. Our solution helps you effectively evaluate a building’s current and future capabilities to guard against functional obsolescence.

Flex Space Users

Whether your business is research, tech/telecom or small-scale distribution, our experts help you select an optimal space that serves both your office and industrial needs, including configuring customer back office support, storage, distribution and display areas.


Savills distils and evaluates information regarding power and utilities, municipal regulations and business incentives to make the optimal choice for your facility. Our professionals have cultivated in-depth knowledge of specialized manufacturing facility types and guide developers through build-to-suit construction to ensure the long-term success of your building investment.




Key contacts

Stan Krawitz

Stan Krawitz

Vice Chairman, Founder, Head of Canada


+1 416 480 0745 Ext. 3030


Ken Norris

Ken Norris

Senior Vice President, Branch Manager – Ontario Office


+1 416 480 0745 Ext. 3047