: Susan Thompson
, Business Development Manager, Real Estate, Calgary Economic Development
Susan Thompson joined Calgary Economic Development in March, 2011 as the Business Development Manager for the Real Estate portfolio.
After starting her
career in assessment, Susan
spent over seven years with RealNet Canada
, the leading provider of third-party commercial real estate sales information.
way up from Research Analyst to Manager for the Calgary office, Susan
analyzed thousands of commercial real estate transactions and is extremely knowledgeable about the commercial real estate market in Calgary.
Susan also spent over four years as the Research Manager at Avison Young and was responsible for dozens of reports on the Calgary commercial real estate market, covering office, retail and industrial leasing as well as business condominium properties and commercial property sales.
Susan's breadth of knowledge in this important sector is an asset to Calgary Economic Development
Well recognized in the industry, Susan is a member of NAIOP, CREW, BOMA and UDI and her name is often seen in the media as she provides commentary and insight on current commercial real estate topics.
Susan has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta and is an avid runner.
As a native Calgarian, Susan
enjoys spending her
free time on the trails alongside the Bow River.