Tim Loch rejoins Avison Young as head of investment valuation in Canada

06 March 2023 Consulting.ca 2 min. read
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Tim Loch has rejoined Avison Young, a commercial real estate services firm, as principal, SVP, and head of investment valuation and advisory services in Canada.

Based in Toronto, Loch brings 15 years of industry experience to the role, where he will lead a nationwide team of local experts in delivering services including appraisal of trophy assets, large-scale portfolio valuation, reporting, financing, due diligence, financial analysis, and transaction support.

Loch specializes in underwriting and valuation of larger-scale, income-producing commercial real estate assets, including office, industrial, retail, multifamily, and mixed-use buildings. During his career, he has been involved in the valuation of more than $50 billion in real estate assets across the country.

He joins Avison Young from rival firm Colliers, where he spent nearly eight years in the valuation and advisory services practice, latterly serving as an executive director. Before that, he was a senior analyst in the acquisitions practice of Northam Realty Advisors and a real estate investment analyst at Sun Life Financial.

Tim Loch rejoins Avison Young as head of investment valuation in Canada

Loch began his career at Avison Young in 2008, spending two-and-a-half years as a research coordinator and investment analyst.

Loch has a bachelor’s degree in commerce specializing in housing and real estate management from the University of Guelph and is an AACI designated member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada.

“For more than a decade, Tim has been delivering exceptional service to clients, creating value for some of the largest institutions in the country – and I am thrilled to welcome him to the Avison Young team,” said Matthew McWatters, principal, EVP, and Canada leader for valuation and advisory services. “His collaborative approach and experience managing large portfolios and complex assets makes him a great fit to amplify our strong offering in investment valuation and I am looking forward to partnering with Tim to grow our business.”

Avison Young was founded in 1978 and provides investment sales, leasing, management, financing, and advisory services to clients in the office, retail, industrial, multi-family, and hospitality sectors. The principal-owned firm has 5,000+ employees across offices in North America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.

“I am looking forward to tapping into Avison Young’s vast network of experts and leveraging its best-in-class technology platforms and data solutions to support our clients,” said Loch. “The firm’s personal approach to commercial real estate is a key differentiator and I am excited to be a part of the team and culture here.”