Kurt Stout | Colliers International | Washington, DC

Kurt Stout

Executive Vice President

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Professional Summary

Kurt Stout leads the Colliers Government Solutions national practice group, overseeing its platform services including leasing, investment sales, property management and project management.  He is an active member of the government real estate community and recognized as a national expert on government real estate matters, especially relating to the federal sector.

His particular area of expertise is federal leasing where he has managed complex transactions nationwide, with recent examples including representation of: Embarcadero Capital Partners in a 154,000 RSF lease for the FAA Western-Pacific Regional Office;  Carr Properties in the 314,000 RSF lease restructuring and extension of the Office of Naval Research, and; a variety of GSA transactions totaling 474,000 RSF representing The Meridian Group allowing for stabilization and partial redevelopment of a 2-building project in Washington, DC. 

Prior experience includes representation of government agencies as tenant representative.  In that capacity, Kurt has led or co-led national accounts representing the US Postal Service, the Internal Revenue Service and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Additionally, he has participated in consulting projects for the US General Services Administration and other agencies related to portfolio planning and policy development.

Kurt served as a member of the Presidential Transition Team providing transition planning and policy development following the 2016 election.  He serves as an editorial board member of the Government Real Estate Journal and is a speaker and active participant in events hosted by the National Federal Development Association and the Federal Real Property Association. Kurt is a graduate of Trinity College.


Kurt publishes the Capitol Markets blog (www.capitolmarkets.com), which presents issues and analysis relating to government leased and owned property.


B.A., Political Science, Trinity College

Memberships & Involvements

  • Lambda Alpha
  • Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Association (CREBA)
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  •  Federal Real Property Association (FRPA)
  •  National Federal Development Association (NFDA)
  • Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR)


  • Brookfield
  • Urban America
  • Kan Am Grund
  • Carr Properties
  • The Meridian Group 
  • Embarcadero Capital Partners 
  • J.P. Morgan


Transactions Services, Lease Advisory
Service Lines
Capital Markets, Landlord Representation
Property Type
Government Solutions Group, Sustainability Group

My Team

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Featured News
Oct 10, 2018
CRE Insider Podcast
Altus Group invited Kurt Stout to participate as a guest on his CRE Insider podcast series, covering the SWAMP Act, downsizing, GSA lease terminations and more.
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Oct 4, 2018
GSA Lease Terms are Poised for Growth
We analyzed more than 2,000 of these pre-solicitation notices from 2011 to the present and found that the lease procurements underway since 2015 are poised to yield longer-term lease contracts as those procurements are completed and the leases commence.
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Oct 2, 2018
Agency Profile: The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Popularly known as BuRec, it is not much heard of east of the Hundredth Meridian, but in the 16 mainland states to the west it plays a central role in managing water supplies.
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Apr 21, 2018
What to Watch for in Trump’s Infrastructure Plan
The Trump administration revealed its proposed 2019 budget and a companion proposal, the Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America. We find the plan worth monitoring closely for two lesser provisions included within: Disposition of Federal Real Property and the Federal Capital Financing Fund.
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