Daniel Arends

Principal & Chairman, National Law Firm Services Group, Colliers International

Daniel E. Arends has over 30 years experience in commercial real estate, focusing his attention on representing tenants in the Metropolitan Chicago market. He has completed more than 1,500 assignments totaling over fifteen million square feet of office space throughout his career.

Over the last 30 years Dan has established himself as one of the premier downtown tenant representation brokers. In 1999, he was one of three finalists for “Transaction of the Year” for his work with True North Communications, Inc. In 2002, he was awarded “Most Prepared Broker” by Prime Real Estate Investment Trust. In 2005, he was part of the team awarded “Transaction of the Year” for their work with Sara Lee Corporation. Thirteen of the last fifteen years, Dan has been a finalist for “Office Broker of the Year.” Dan has also been recognized as one of the top leasing brokers in the country by the national publication, The Real Estate Forum.

Prior to joining Colliers, Dan was a tenant representation specialist with Insignia/ESG and CB Richard Ellis.