Alan R. Durston, CSM

Vice President-West

Alan brings over 20 years of experience in retail and industrial property management to McCOR Management. Alan’s career focus has primarily been regional shopping malls, contributing to the success of projects such as Southgate, Upper Canada Mall, Edmonton City Centre and Currents of Windermere. Prior to McCor Alan worked with Harvard Property Management, Oxford Properties and Ivanhoe Cambridge.

Alan’s extensive expertise in retail and marketing is clearly demonstrated through his contribution to a number of award-winning marketing campaigns that have received recognition from the International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC) for revenue generation and leadership in the industry. Alan achieved Certified Shopping Centre Manager certification in 2007 and Senior Certified Shopping Centre Manager in 2010 from the ICSC. In addition, Alan has obtained his Associate Real Estate License through the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA). His accreditations include a diploma in Business Management from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) in 1997 and a Bachelor of Management from the University of Lethbridge in 2000 with a major in Marketing Management.

He is a member of BOMA Edmonton and currently serves on one of the board committees.

Alan’s personal commitment to the community is evidenced in over 15 years of leadership with Scouts Canada and his volunteer contributions to fundraising events with various organizations such as the Children’s Stollery Hospital, The Salvation Army, and Youth Empowerment and Support Services (YESS).