Christian Oldenburg | Colliers International | Jacksonville

Christian Oldenburg

Managing Director, North Florida

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Professional Summary

Christian Oldenburg is a dynamic commercial real estate executive with 15 years of experience and total transaction involvement in excess of $1 billion. As the Managing Director of Colliers International Northeast Florida, Christian is responsible for all aspects of Colliers’ operations in the North Florida region, with a focus on financial management, development of human capital and new business generation. Christian leads a team of 30 brokers and 15 support staff who are focused on advising clients who wish to sell, purchase or lease retail, office, medical, industrial, land and multifamily assets. Christian also collaborates with the firm’s Real Estate Management Services and Valuation and Advisory divisions on identifying and sourcing new business opportunities.

Christian’s real estate career began with Northmarq Capital as an Investment Analyst, a role in which he assisted in placing more than $350 million in debt and equity financing. He further developed his career with Regency Centers, where he held multiple financial and operational roles over his ten-year tenure culminating as Vice President of National Property Operations. Most recently Christian served as Senior Vice President of Block One Ventures – the real estate investment arm of a significant local family office. In that role, he oversaw all aspects of the company’s operations with a focus on ground-up development and asset management of land and multifamily assets valued around $300 million.


Jacksonville Business Journal "40 Under 40" 2013


Cornell University B.S. Applied Economics and Management

Memberships & Involvements

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Urban Land Institute (ULI)


Featured Research
Jul 8, 2020
2020 Q2 Northeast Florida Office Market Report
Jacksonville’s office market as well as the rest of the United States is in a time of uncertainty and has slowed down, and existing occupiers are reevaluating their footprints. In the Jacksonville market, few credit worthy tenants are asking for rent relief. Hardly any of these tenants are actually receiving it as landlords don’t see the economic necessity and are content letting their tenants make adjustments to their variable operating expenses first.
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Jul 8, 2020
Q2 2020 Northeast Florida Retail Market Report
The state of the retail market in Jacksonville – as with most other markets across the country – is tentative. For now, vacancy and market rent remain largely unchanged. Grocers, drug stores, home improvement operations and even some restaurants that have been able to pivot to takeout models are thriving
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Jul 8, 2020
2020 Q2 Research and Forecast Report
The Gainesville office market has softened given the recent surge in uncertainty. Companies are reevaluating their current footprints, deciding whether to expand for social distancing or to downsize for work from home. Some industries, like technology, are better suited to work from home arrangements than other industries more focused on service and interpersonal relationships.
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Featured News
Sep 30, 2019
Christian Oldenburg speaks with WJXT about the development activity in Downtown Jacksonville
There seems to be a lot of momentum happening in Downtown Jacksonville. Whether it's the Baptist Church project, The Landing, or anything else that's happening today. It's exciting for those in the commercial real estate industry to have a second chance to revitalize this city. Christian Oldenburg, managing director of Colliers International Northeast Florida, discussed a number of these projects with WJXT in their latest "This Week in Jacksonville" segment.
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Sep 13, 2019
Christian Oldenburg speaks on First Baptist Church's decision to downsize its 1.5 million-square-foot Downtown campus
“There’s virtually no limit on what you could do here,” said Christian Oldenburg, managing director of the Colliers International Northeast Florida commercial real estate services company. “The developer’s risk appetite and creativity will determine what the land’s worth,” he said.
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Jun 19, 2019
Christian Oldenburg speaks on JEA's headquarters move
The old and the chosen new JEA headquarters sites are just a few blocks from each other, less than a half-mile walk: the current JEA building on West Church Street, showing every bit of its 56 years, and the empty city-owned block on West Adams Street, a prime spot to help breathe life into that part of the urban core.
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Apr 12, 2019
Jobs matter for Jax's CRE future
As the managing director of one of the region’s largest commercial real estate firms, I am frequently asked why Downtown isn’t more vibrant. The simple answer is demand.
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