Colliers International Expands Michigan Footprint

The acquisition marks one more step in the service company’s Midwest expansion.

Holland, Mich.—Colliers International Group Inc. has acquired one of its affiliates in Holland, Mich., to expand its position in the Great Lakes state.

Kris DePree
Kris DePree, President of Colliers International, Holland, Mich.

“We have been partners with Colliers International for many years, so this was a natural next step for us,” Kris DePree, president of Colliers International in Holland, said in a prepared release. “By combining our operations in Western Michigan, we will be able to leverage the size, resources and infrastructure of the Colliers International brand and global platform, to continue growing our business and better service our clients locally, nationally and globally.”

The firm already owns operations in Southfield, Ann Arbor and Lansing, and this acquisition represents the final step in unifying the company’s operations across all corners of the state.

“Joining forces with Colliers International Group in 2016 opened the opportunity to acquire operations in neighboring Holland, fully integrating all the operations in Western Michigan,” Duke Suwyn, CEO of Colliers International West Michigan, said. “By adding these highly skilled professionals, Colliers International will now become even more dominant in this vibrant region.”

According to Steve Everbach, Colliers International’s president, central region, the new addition is the latest in a series of strategic acquisitions that the company has completed across the U.S., specifically in the important Midwest region including acquisitions in West Michigan, St. Louis and Indianapolis

“The Holland team will add to the already dominant position Colliers International holds in this important state,” he said.

No immediate changes in staffing is expected at Holland.