Commercial & Industrial Real Estate Development

With over 35 years of experience in commercial and industrial property development, Emerson Real Estate Group understands that such property users require superior service, unparalleled problem solving, and quick response to time sensitive needs. Each one of our commercial and industrial clients receives the benefits of an established and reliable real estate development group. For commercial and industrial developments, our services include: awareness and implementation of green building initiatives; thorough knowledge of logistics operations and distribution centre efficiencies; experience in lease negotiations for all types of transactions; and direct involvement in the planning and development of many industrial and business parks in Greater Vancouver.

Building Green

Emerson Real Estate Group recognizes the importance of staying current with all aspects of the building and development industry. We take care to maintain our knowledge of cutting-edge advancements in green building practices and guidelines, an aspect of property development that is steadily gaining momentum throughout Greater Vancouver.

Operational Knowledge

We understand that having accurate, up-to-date knowledge and in-depth comprehension of all aspects of commercial and industrial development is our business. Our knowledge of logistics operations and distribution centre efficiencies covers current trends, international factors and direction, emerging markets, changes in operations, transport efficiencies and building requirements.

Your Best Negotiator

If our decades of experience in commercial and industrial property development has taught us anything, it's that knowledge and understanding of the industry must be accompanied by hard-earned experience. With this in mind, we offer expert lease negotiation services that provide our clients with a full spectrum of services, including knowledge of and experience in legal, environmental and insurance issues. We also stay on top of current lease negotiations and impacts so that you can rest assured that your lease negotiation is dealt with properly and efficiently.

Emerson Real Estate Group's founder Ron Emerson has been directly involved in the planning and development of the following industrial parks:

  • Riverside Industrial Park, Richmond: 170 acres
  • Marine Way Business Park, Burnaby: 86 acres
  • Langley Industrial Park, Langley: 80 acres
  • Pacific Reach Business Park, Coquitlam: 220 acres
  • Fraserwood Corporate Centre, Richmond: 76 acres
  • Phases 3 and 4, Annacis Industrial Park: 270 acres
  • Campbell Heights Business Park: 265 acres
  • Kingswood Industrial Park: 112 acres

Some recent highlights for Emerson Real Estate Group include:

  • Being a partner in the development of the Panorama Village Shopping Centre in Surrey, a structure that is well recognized for its architecture and ambience.
  • A joint venture in the development of the third phase of Annacis Business Park. This was negotiated between the property owner and investor, and resulted in 152 acres of acquired land. Within 14 months, Annacis Business Park was subdivided and sold.
  • The purchase and rezoning of 1.8 acres in Annacis Business Park in order to accommodate a Tim Horton’s/Wendy’s facility, which was then sold to the facility's operator.
  • The rezoning of the Brights Wines property in Surrey, which was then sold and developed as an industrial park.
  • The development of Campbell Heights Business Park, a property which totalled 209 acres of net saleable land that was so well received with strong sales activity that all of the property was sold within 2 years of the development being serviced. EREG was involved in all facets of the development of this property, from initial rezoning through to the servicing and sale of the lots.
  • Development of the Kingswood Industrial Park being approximately 2,000,000 sq. ft. of warehouse and office space. This development is recognized as the pre-eminent logistics park in the lower mainland.