Prior to joining Barclay Street, Andy Chan was a Leasing and Property Manager with the City of Edmonton where he negotiated lease agreements with the Province of Alberta, Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC), Edmonton Public Library, NAIT, HeadCount Corporation, Apex Engineering, and Graphene Leaders Canada, to name a few. A significant portion of his real estate portfolio included the leasing and property management of the Edmonton Research Park, a 243-acre campus for research and development facilities.
Additionally, he was a Property Assessor with the City of Edmonton and was involved with the mass appraisal of multi-family properties for property taxation purposes. He is familiar with municipal processes and policies, as well as the property assessment-taxation appeal processes.
Prior to entering the public real estate sector, Andy was in a junior sales role with DTZ Barnicke (Toronto), where he was involved with over 200,000 sq.ft. of office and industrial leasing, and 80,000 sq.ft. of office sales.
Andy Chan graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Commerce and a specialization in Real Estate. Constantly looking to further his real estate skillset Andy has achieved various real estate professional designations including: Real Property Administrator (RPA), LEED AP, WELL AP, and Post Graduate Certificate in Property Valuation.
Doug Grinde began his commercial real estate career with Barclay Street Real Estate 20 years ago when he graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. Since joining the company, Doug has become an invaluable asset working closely with the Calgary team and is now heading up the Edmonton office as the Vice President for the region.
With a farming background in rural Alberta, Doug knows what it means to work hard and treat people with integrity - his clients are no exception. Although his career started in Calgary, Doug found a niche for himself in Edmonton where his broad experience has helped reposition Barclay Street in the greater Edmonton market.
Additionally, as a senior sales advisor, Doug works closely with clients through the Alberta corridor and provides them with meaningful solutions while offering honest, knowledgeable advice. His knowledge comes from years of diverse transactions including new development projects, complex sale transactions and large leasing assignments.
Currently, Doug lives in Edmonton with his wife and 3 children where they are actively involved in the local equestrian community and taking part in a variety of outdoor activities.
February 2015, Cassandra joined the Barclay Street Team in the capacity of Administrative Assistant. Her primary focus in database management and broker support encouraged her transition to the Suburban and Beltline Office Leasing Team. With a BBA in Marketing and General Management and a minor in Financial Services, Cassandra brings a breadth of perspective and outside-the-box thinking to the team. As a Leasing Assistant, Cassandra’s primary efforts are creating a branding and marketing strategy for her team, providing support in documentation execution and focusing on Landlord representation.
Amy McGregor recently joined Barclay Street as an associate, specializing in tenant and landlord representation for retail space in the greater Calgary Area. Her wide range of commercial real estate experience gives Amy a comprehensive understanding of the leasing trends specific to the market and allows her to offer a greater depth of understanding and strategy to her clientele. Through her extensive contact network and expansion of her business activities, Amy can provide proactive services customized to market conditions, and locate opportunities addressing the specific needs of her clients.
As a retail enthusiast and ever evolving entrepreneur, I have a highly successful track record in both representing retail tenants and implementing aggressive expansion mandates. The combination of a strong set of local and regional expertise’s, with a consistent and comprehensive focus on the details, and a powerful CAN DO attitude. I have proven to deliver the results that my clients have come to expect and more importantly stay loyal too.