Stan Krawitz is widely recognized as one of the most innovative and results-driven leaders in Canada’s competitive commercial real estate brokerage business. For over two decades, the most recognized organizations have entrusted Mr. Krawitz with their most critical transactions totaling more than 22 million square feet. They know first hand about the tangible benefits of his negotiation expertise. They see his passionate interest in the workplace. They benefit from his effective and insightful counsel and his creative ideas and strategic thinking. He loves what he does and is both relentless and disciplined in his determination to help clients reach their goals.
Mr. Krawitz has an outstanding record navigating the highly detailed and complex world of design build projects for his clients such as Porsche, Unisource, Fuji, Sanyo, Kia Motors Corp. and Brewers Retail.
His formal negotiation training helps Mr. Krawitz create consensus among stakeholders. For example, he brought more than two dozen stakeholders together to lease more than 150,000 square feet for Stantec, an architectural and engineering services firm. He brought 53 sports organizations together under the Sport Alliance of Ontario banner for more than 50,000 square feet in another large and complicated consolidation project.
For his creativity, Mr. Krawitz and his team won the Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP) Industrial Lease of the Year award for the creation of the Giftcraft Building in Brampton, Ontario.
Canadian Investors have long trusted Mr. Krawitz to make their real estate investments and deliver strong returns, for example, the acquisition of the Siemens Building in Mississauga, which delivered exceptional returns. As one investor said, he has a “nose for a deal and an eye for value”.
Mr. Krawitz built a highly effective pure tenant representation company across Canada. As its Founder and President, he brought his team to Savills Studley to harness the most effective tenant advisory platform in North America and beyond, recognizing Savills Studley’s reach, brain trust, thoughtful counsel, and experience.
Prior to founding Real Facilities in September 2000, he was a Vice President at Devencore Realties Corporation, where he was honored with the Top Producing Broker award four out of five years between 1995 and 2000.
Mr. Krawitz is a graduate of the Program on Negotiation for Senior Executives, Harvard Business School and studied economics at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, before immigrating to Canada. He completed his Economics Degree at Toronto’s York University.