Neil Atchison, P.Eng., founded Analytica Advisors Inc. in 2009 and is its Managing Director. He has over 25 years of experience in real estate and development in Vancouver, across Canada and internationally. He provides a wide range of advisory, decision-support and transaction services on all classes of real estate asset classes including, office, industrial, land development, multi-family residential, special use properties and infrastructure. He also provides commercial real estate brokerage services through G-Force Real Estate Inc.
Neil was formerly a director in the Real Estate Advisory & Transaction Services group of PwC from 2000 to 2008. During that time, he often delivered advisory and consulting services as part of multi-disciplinary professional teams managing business transitions and improvements for businesses and government, insolvency and distressed M&A projects across Canada, and feasibility studies and infrastructure projects in Canada and internationally.
Neil was the leader of the Real Estate Consulting practice of Colliers International in Vancouver during 1994-2000. In this role, Neil performed a wide range of services including, highest and best use and feasibility studies, valuations, acquisition and disposition strategies, market and financial analyses and transaction support.
Prior to joining Colliers, Neil worked with the City of Surrey, including project managing the planning and development of Surrey City Centre and the Surrey SkyTrain stations. Prior to migrating into the real estate field, Neil worked as a transportation engineer in Canada and internationally.
Neil has considerable experience in advising owners, investors, lenders and other stakeholder on how to enhance the value of real estate—often where real estate is a significant component of a business enterprise or a key enabler of the business, or important to maximizing the overall value for the stakeholders. This work requires a sound understanding of the normal business enterprise, and how real estate can best support its operations, operating profitability and capital appreciation.