Allison Bittel | Colliers International | Atlanta

Allison Bittel

Senior Vice President Brokerage

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Professional Summary

As Senior Vice President of Colliers International | Atlanta Office Occupier Services, Allison Bittel specializes in providing exceptional client service to office occupiers, supporting them in the development of real estate strategies that maximize the potential of property to accelerate the success of their business objectives, clients, and people. By investing in relationships founded in integrity and trust, Ms. Bittel delivers enduring value to her clients as a long-term partner, looking beyond immediate needs to help them build and grow their business in a sustainable, strategic way.

Allison acts quickly to create and seize opportunities for her clients, embracing change and thinking differently to generate new and better solutions for long-term success. Ms. Bittel approaches each real estate transaction by evaluating the multitude of factors contributing to the overall real estate solution. By evaluating factors such as costs, talent, location desirability and other nuances, Allison helps her clients leverage flexible terms to mitigate risks during economic cycles.

Through nearly two decades of experience in office real estate advisory, Ms. Bittel has leveraged significant experience with lease acquisitions, recasts, terminations, and excess space dispositions to help her clients achieve their office space, business park and build-tosuit real estate objectives. During the past 18 years, Allison has worked on various transactions totaling more than 6 million square feet and ranging in size from 2,500 square feet to more than 200,000 square feet. Through several projects, including a 160,000 square foot headquarters relocation, Ms. Bittel has exhibited her ability to move quickly in the execution of lease negotiations when limited supply and high demand exist – securing economic development incentives and growth requirement to maximize the value of real estate for her clients. Allison joins the Colliers International Atlanta office after more than 18 years with Cushman & Wakefield.

Accomplishments

Major Transactions
• Lincoln Financial – 162,000-square-foot headquarters relocation
• Siemens – multiple Atlanta transactions totaling more than 332,000 square feet
• Ericsson – 86,343-square-foot lease renewal
• Sage Software corporate campus – 160,000 square feet
• Marsh USA – 123,000 square feet
• Expansion and relocation for Aarons, Grant & Habif – 39,057 square feet
• Relocation for VT Services, Inc. – 25,000 square feet
• Headquarters location for Ingenico, Inc. – 35,000 square feet

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration - Rhodes College, Memphis, TN - 1998

Memberships & Involvements

Ms. Bittel is a current board member at the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, where she leads the Mentorship Program, a key component for building diversity in the commercial real estate industry. In addition, she is actively involved with Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School. In the past, she has served on the board for both Kate’s Club and on the Executive Alumni Board for her alma mater Rhodes College. Additionally, she has served on fundraising committees for Leukemia and Lymphoma’s Light the Night Walk and the American Heart Association Heart Walk.

Clients

Aarons, Grant & Habif
AT&T
Beazer Homes
Carters
Ericsson
Fidelity Bank
Freddie Mac
Graphic Packaging
Ingenico, Inc.
Kimberly Clark
Lefkoff Duncan
Lincoln National Life Insurance Co.
Marsh USA
Primerica
Randstad
Sage Software
Siemens
VT Services, Inc.

Testimonials

“Ms. Bittel has been intently focused on our partnership, working with my team to deliver exceptional results in three different relocations over the years. I have continued to trust Allison as my partner and ally in helping me make confident real estate decisions that evaluate the multitude of factors that contribute to the overall real estate situation.”

Mary Ida Townson,
Standing Chapter 13 Trustee

Services

Service Lines
Tenant Representation
Property Types
Office
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