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Current responsibilities
Paul Finlayson is a Senior Vice President, advisor and a member of the Industrial Practice Group at Jones Lang LaSalle. Paul provides expertise representing tenants, landlords and investors with varying industrial needs including leasing and lease renewals, asset acquisition and disposition, sale and leaseback, needs analysis strategies and building sustainability. Specializing in the industrial vertical, Paul ensures a strategic approach to his clients business needs, supported by a deep knowledge of occupancy cost and complimented by uncommon knowledge of market information. Paul is proud to be a member of the JLL Industrial Team and works alongside his colleagues to provide unique real estate solutions and embraces the “We Choose Better” philosophy of JLL.

Mr. Finlayson is a Senior Vice President and advisor with 16 years of brokerage practice experience in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and across North America. Paul’s experience includes working with Fortune 100 companies and large local businesses where he focuses on building business cases based on sound fundamental principles that deliver a clear perspective on achieving a measurable outcome.

Paul has worked as a member of the Industrial Group at Jones Lang LaSalle for two years. Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle Paul spent twelve years with Colliers International and most recently as Vice President of Industrial. His real estate experience is enhanced with 13 years of sales and management experience with Novartis Pharmaceuticals and Imperial Tobacco.

ClientSize (SF)
​Chester Cartage​500,000
​Elizabeth Grant (Head Office)​300,000
​Honda Canada (Head Office)​231,000
​Hydro One​60,000
​Investors Group​198,000
​ITW Canada​112,000
​Kruger Inc.​312,000
​Olympus Canada (Head Office)​75,000
​Ornge (Head Office)​75,000
​Samtack Inc. (Head Office)​83,000
​Schindler Elevators (Head Office)​48,000
​Sigma Moulders​65,000
​The Cartwright Group​101,000
​The Novoflex Group​228,000

Education and Affiliations

  • Toronto Real Estate Board
  • Ontario Real Estate Association
  • Real Estate Council of Ontario
  • Member of JLL’s Supply Chain & Logistics Group

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