Chas Simcox

Consulting & Advisory Landlord Representation Tenant Representation

  • Minneapolis
  • 1665 Utica Avenue South
  • Suite 300-E
  • St. Louis Park, MN 55416 United States

Professional Profile

Chas Simcox is a Senior Vice President, a key member of Avison Young’s Tenant Advisory Group and Occupier Solutions team. Prior to joining Avison Young, Chas was an Associate Director of Corporate Services at Cresa, where he specialized in tenant representation and corporate services. Mr. Simcox’s practice is national in scope representing corporate users with portfolios across North America. His 16 years of experience in the industry gives his clients best-in-class results with a proven process, national market experience and concierge level service. He is licensed in Minnesota and Florida and operates out of both the Twin Cities, MN and Southwest Florida.


Throughout his career Mr. Simcox has volunteered for a number of industry associations and local non-profit organizations, including:
  • CoreNet – current member
  • Minnesota Commercial Realtors Association (MNCAR) – current member
  • International Facility Managers Association (IFMA) – former board member
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP) – former member
  • MORE Empowerment – former board member 2014-2018
  • Hockey Coach (Breck School Varsity 2003-2004, Minnetonka Youth Hockey Association 2006-2011, Chanhassen High School Varsity 2011-2012)


  • University of Minnesota, Bachelor of Science, Housing Studies

Client List

Transaction Management Experience 

Restaurant Technologies, Inc. (2018- current)Exclusively manages the corporate real estate portfolio of over 40 locations including lease renewals, relocations, and new locations nationwide.

Fresenius Medical Care (2021-current)As an integrated part of the corporate real estate team, he represents the corporate portfolio in renewal, relocation and new market location projects throughout the United States.

APi Group (2019-current)As the only “preferred provider” for APi Group, Chas drives strategy with leadership and manages transactions for 34 subsidiaries, including over 300 locations across North America.

Thrivent (2020-current)Chas works as part of Thrivent’s real estate team to manage a corporate portfolio of over 200 national advisory offices. His responsibilities include lease renewals, relocations, and sourcing new locations.

Medtronic (2011-2014): As part of the Global Real Estate team, he acted as North American Transaction Manager and oversaw the corporate real estate portfolio of over 250 locations. Transactions included lease renewals, acquisitions, relocations, new locations, subleasing and dispositions from 2011-2014.

Select Client List

  • Restaurant Technologies, Inc.
  • Fresenius Medical Care
  • APi Group
  • Medtronic
  • Winslow Capital Management
  • Northborne Partners
  • Insignia Systems
  • Engelmeier & Umanah
  • Empyrean Benefit Solutions
  • Gustafson Gluek
  • Bright Research Partners
  • MDA Leadership Consulting
  • Key Investment, Inc
  • Ardent Mills
  • Glass America
  • LifeSource
  • OFT Law
  • American Woodmark
  • Washburn Center for Children