Accelerate your success through Food Advisory Services
Our food advisory professionals appreciate the unique requirements for real estate improvement and infrastructure in food distribution and manufacturing facilities. Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, Colliers has the market knowledge and network of industry relationships to ensure you identify the right opportunities, make strategic real estate decisions and minimize risks and costs.
Senior Vice President
Since joining Colliers International in 2005, Chris Cummings has been appointed the Director of Colliers' highly specialized National Food Advisory Team. Facility specialization for the team includes refrigerated warehousing, freezer and cooler distribution, food processing and dry food distribution facilities. The Team's expertise in coordinating all technical experts, vendors, and consultants involved in the real estate process has earned them long-term and multi-market assignments with leading food organizations.
Chris' experience serving as head of the Team has earned him a solid national and local client base and prepared him well to understand the unique requirements of food distributors, manufacturers and processors and to deliver the best service possible.
Turner joined Colliers International in 2009 and is an industrial broker focused solely on the food industry. As a member of the Food Advisory Services (FAS) practice group, Turner specializes in the acquisition and disposition of food manufacturing and food distribution facilities. He leverages his unique blend of food industry knowledge, industry relationships, and national transaction experience to help his clients make strategic real estate decisions and achieve transaction objectives.
Specifically, Turner has helped complete transactions in 15+ different states involving a wide range of food-grade facilities (cold storage, freezer/cooler distribution and food processing/manufacturing facilities). Turner’s clientele includes all aspects of the food supply chain such as food manufacturers and processors, food distributors (specialty and broadline), cold 3PL’s and food retailers.
Turner is a member of various food industry trade organizations and enjoys traveling to conferences across the country to continually learn more about the industry and meet new people.
Sam joined Colliers International in 2016. He is a member of the Food Advisory Services (FAS) practice group, and is focused solely on servicing the specialized real estate warehousing needs of food property users and owners across the entire United States. Throughout his time spent in the food industry, Sam has developed an extensive network and database of relationships that allows him to provide the highest quality service to fulfill his clients’ needs in a timely and professional manner.