As Ottawa’s premiere occupier-exclusive real estate firm, we take pride in providing unbiased, conflict free commercial real estate services that consistently adhere to our clients’ best interests.

At Cresa we strictly represent occupiers, providing them with an unbiased view of a market that tends to favour landlords. Our range of services includes long-term strategic planning, lease negotiation and project management. We ensure our clients receive the best-in-class advice to meet their overall occupancy objectives.

Latest Insights

industrial real estate
May 30, 2023

2023 Industrial Sublease Report

After consumer demand triggered warehouse/ distribution space needs to skyrocket, lease rates and vacancy have hit historic levels. Download the report to see how industrial sublease space has changed over the past 12 months.
cresa awards audience
May 17, 2023

2022 Cresa Awards: Beyond the Transaction

Our annual awards honor the team members forging the way, not only in terms of production but by going beyond the transaction, working together to provide the best solutions for our clients and company.
Ottawa Skyline
February 2, 2021

Q4 2020 Ottawa Insight Report

Office rents decreased most within the Downtown Class A submarket, having dropped by $1.08 per square foot this past quarter. Although base rents increased amongst class A buildings in Ottawa West, East, and South submarkets, the overall all class all market average rent decreased.
Ottawa Skyline
October 30, 2020

Q3 2020 Ottawa Insight Report

With over 300,000 square feet of current and upcoming availabilities, downtown tenants will have options to develop long term real estate strategies; this is the equivalent of three new class B office towers.
Ottawa Skyline
July 31, 2020

Q2 2020 Ottawa Insight Report

The office market in Ottawa closed out Q2 having seen limited change despite the longest lockdown in modern history. We have yet to see the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic disrupt KPIs as the commercial real estate market lags behind the general capital markets by at least six months.


Managing Principal

Martin Aass

Phone: 613.688.7200



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Kim Xia

Phone: 613.688.7200


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Ottawa, ON

1750 Courtwood Crescent
Suite 204
Ottawa, ON K2C 2B5

Phone: 613.688.7200
Fax: 613.688.7201