Colliers International has a dominant presence in Nashville. With 41 brokers located in Music City, we are one of the largest commercial real estate firms in Middle Tennessee. Colliers International | Nashville has ranked in the top five commercial real estate firms in the city for the last five years. Our property management team has over 12.0 million square feet under management. Colliers International | Nashville provides a full range of services to real estate users, owners and investors worldwide.
Colliers in Nashville focuses on accelerating our clients' success by seamlessly providing a full range of services to investors, property owners, tenants and developers.
Founded in 1938, the Colliers International Nashville office has been an industry leader for over 75 years and our commitment to excellence has won us the respect of local, national and international clients during our tenure.
Located in the heart of downtown Nashville, Colliers International | Nashville operates as a full-service firm offering clients landlord and tenant representation, investment sales, finance, property management, construction and consulting services. With 40 brokers averaging over 25 years of experience, we serve clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations, major banks and insurance companies, to investors, private institution and small businesses. We currently manage over 9 million square feet of space and in 2015, our team completed more than 580 transactions, totaling more than $620 million in volume.
Our professionals are dedicated to creating strategic partnerships with our clients. Through careful listening and a system of uncovering client needs, we understand the subtle business drivers behind key real estate decisions. We design truly customized services to transform real estate—often one of the largest expenses for a business—into a competitive advantage. Ultimately, our goal is to accelerate our clients' success.
Service, expertise, community and fun form the core of who we are. These values guide how we live and work, helping us create memorable experiences for our clients and accelerate the success of everyone we touch.
When property services are guided by shared values, our teams perform at a higher level, creating lasting personal connections among our colleagues, clients and the communities we serve.
We create positive, memorable experiences by exceeding expectations both in business outcomes and in personal interactions. Integrity, ethics and empathy guide every interaction and define our service approach with clients and colleagues.
We pride ourselves on building and sharing expertise in order to create success for our clients and our people. Our passion for continuously expanding our knowledge base enables us to take a fresh and imaginative approach to everything we do.
We are deeply committed to the communities within which we operate, and to building sustainable business practices, environments and workplaces. We show compassion for those in need and we value and respect each other's differences and individuality.
We are serious about our work but don't take ourselves too seriously. We value an optimistic, energetic and dynamic work environment that emphasizes social as well as business interaction. We are successful because we enjoy what we do.
We believe it's not just what we do for our clients, but how we do it that creates memorable experiences. Our vision—to deliver the best service experience—is shared by our leaders and professionals. See how we deliver exceptional service at each stage of the transaction.
R.C. Mathews Company
R.C. Mathews Contractor has literally changed Nashville's skyline over the past several decades. The company has played critical roles in the construction and renovation of a wide range of facilities including office buildings, industrial facilities, restaurants, educational facilities, medical centers, and hotels. R.C. Mathews Contractor has achieved a reputation as a progressive builder and a renovator of historic landmarks.
R.C. Mathews Contractor has renovated and restored numerous historic landmarks, including the Ryman Auditorium in 1994 and 2015, Frist Art Museum, Union Station and Hermitage Hotel, and most recently the Belcourt Theater in Hillsboro Village. Their experience in reconstructing a historical structure makes them uniquely qualified to provide their clients valuable insight into the feasibility, cost and construction details of all types of renovation projects.
R.C. Mathews Contractor works from beginning to end, meaning that they are involved from the design phase through to the punch list. The company has significant experience in working with architects, engineers, subcontractors, municipal governments, owners, tenants, property managers and more. Their involvement in the process provides the owner access to their extensive experience when selecting products, components, and alternatives for a job.
The Mathews Company
The Mathews Company is a leading provider of real estate services in Middle Tennessee. The firm is a developer, owner and manager of real estate and an advisor to commercial real estate investors. Under family leadership for three generations, the firm has earned its reputation as a progressive builder, a wise investor, a quality service provider and a civically and environmentally responsible developer.
Whether it is developing, building, renovating, investing or managing property, The Mathews Company has a proven track record of providing quality services to its broad range of clients.
At Colliers International | Nashville, we provide strategic leadership to our public and private-sector clients, supporting tenant improvements, renovations and ground-up construction. But our project managers don't get on the job when the construction begins. In order to create a seamless project, we engage early in the process, well before a lease is signed or a building is purchased, and remain until our client has occupied the space and is fully satisfied.
Real Estate is one of the single largest cost centers for most businesses, That's why we understand that Project Management Services can make or break your real estate surgery. Lack of proper project management can pull the brakes on a planned business relocation, and add layers of cost and construction.
Our team executes seamless integration with our clients' experts and resource. We deliver total support, clear communication and complete accountability, delivering an exceptional experience for our clients. Our project management results in cost savings, proactive risk management, and profitable strategies for sustainability.
Janet Miller has been a key player in Nashville’s commercial real estate community for over 30 years. She joined Colliers Nashville as CEO and Market Leader in September of 2014, following 21 years of service as the Chief Economic Development Officer for the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce. During that time period, Miller led the ten-county region’s top agency for recruiting new companies to the region and working with existing companies on retention and expansion projects. Miller led a team that was named a top ten economic development group in America for 4 of the last 5 years of her tenure and successfully worked with over 400 corporations on major job-creation projects including Asurion, HCA, Beretta, Mars Pet Care, Nissan, Bridgestone, Dell Inc., BNY Mellon, UBS and numerous others. At Colliers, Miller is responsible for talent development, business and brand development and all operations for the Colliers Nashville office. The Colliers office has 41 brokers and a projected transaction volume for 2018 of $800 million. Miller also serves on Colliers International’s North American Board of Advisors.
• 2017 “Distinguished Alumna,” Nashville Public Education Foundation • 2016 “Spirit of Nashville Award,” T.J. Martell Foundation • 2015 Recipient of Nashville Post Magazine’s “Boom” Issue Cover • “Top Forty Commercial Real Estate Executives in Nashville,” Nashville Business Journal, June 2014 - 2018 • Winner of the “Fred H. Harris Award” for Top Economic Development Professional in the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Economic Development Council, 2014 • “Most Admired CEOs,” Nashville Business Journal, 2015 - 2017 • “Most Powerful Women in Nashville,” one of a class of four, Nashville Post Magazine, June 2013 • Inaugural class “Woman of Influence” in the “Inspiration” category, Nashville Business Journal, July 2007 • “Nashville’s Power Players” ranking, Nashville Post Magazine, 2006 - 2016 • “Fellow Member” of the International Economic Development Council for exceptional contributions to the field of economic development in America, 2007 • “National Salesperson of the Year,” Nashville Chapter of Sales & Marketing Executive Association, 2006
As a commercial broker, Bert has been involved in a number of trend setting transactions in Nashville.
Bert was the project leader on the Trolley Barns, a 90,000 square feet mixed use project on Rolling Mill Hill in downtown Nashville. The development required innovative financing techniques including a 85 year unsubordinated ground lease with MDHA, tax increment financing and the sale of historic tax credits.
Bert was instrumental in the first major air rights sale in Nashville, which involved the sale of such rights to J. C. Bradford & Company from Commerce Street Parking Venture.
Bert and the team at Colliers International received the honor of Office Lease of the Year in 2009 from the Middle Tennessee NAIOP Chapter.
Executive Vice President of Property Management
Jo Anne Corbitt brings the flexibility, tenacity, and optimism to the field of real estate management. “I like bringing all the various parts together,” says Jo Anne. “Every project is different. Every day is different, and every obstacle is different. I really like getting to a resolution and coming out on the other end with a strong win-win.”
Jo Anne is a longtime member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), the internationally recognized organization of professional property managers. She served as president of the Nashville chapter of IREM in 1982, and after a number of national assignments and roles, she represented IREM as its national president in 1997.
Jo Anne is a licensed real estate broker in Tennessee and a longtime active member in the Greater Nashville, Tennessee and National Associations of Realtors. She has served each of those organizations in various committee capacities and training roles. She also serves as a director with the Greater Nashville Apartment Association and the Tennessee Apartment Association.
Phil was most recently a principal at Vision Real Estate LLC, the retail-only firm he co-founded with Michael Taylor. Vision Real Estate grew rapidly between 2001 and 2015 as it acquired a client base stretching from Tennessee to Mississippi, Kentucky, and Alabama. In Summer 2015, Colliers was pleased to announce a merger with Vision Real Estate which brought Phil’s business acumen and real estate knowledge to the Colliers team.
After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi with a BS in Business Administration, Phil joined the US Air Force. He was stationed at Mississippi’s Columbus Air Force Base from 1983 to 1987. Phil launched his corporate career as Coordinator of Facilities Management for the State Board of Regence, then moved into a position with Deloitte. By 1992, Phil was Director of Asset Management and Development with Weston Companies. After serving as Executive Vice President of Mission Properties from 1999-2001, he co-founded Vision Real Estate, LLC.
Valuation Services Director of Colliers International’s Nashville, Tennessee office which provides valuation and advisory services throughout the state of Tennessee. Specializing in commercial investment real estate including office, retail, and industrial, as well experience in hotels, self storage, special purpose, mixed-use, land, multi-family, and residential subdivisions.