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Alec Cranston

Alec Cranston

Senior Associate

About Alec

Respect, accountability, and commitment. These are the core values that Alec brings to all aspects of his life, whether it be in business dealings, building relationships or coaching hockey. Alec’s approach to business emphasizes the importance of fluent communication and being readily available for his valued clients. Alec prides himself on showing an unwavering commitment to his client’s needs, focusing on what is best for them and their business, while also holding himself accountable throughout the entire process to ensure there is no “T” left uncrossed or no “I” left undotted. Alec takes a solutions-based approach to his advisory services, leaving no stone unturned when it comes to navigating a deal and achieving the desired result for his clients.

Translation: he will do everything in his power to make it happen

Born and raised in Nova Scotia, Alec is a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University. Before joining Cushman & Wakefield, Alec worked alongside medical researchers, clinicians, healthcare professionals and hospital executives – building and maintaining strong relationships and contributing to the field of medicine with his own research.

Alec brings to the table a high degree of personable skills, integrity, and drive. Growing up playing sports his entire life, Alec is actively involved in minor hockey in Nova Scotia and serves as the head coach for Citadel High School Hockey, his alma mater.  Alec is also a huge movie buff with acting experience in film and TV.

Additional Info

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Tenant Representation including site selection, lease advisory, and negotiations
  • Landlord Representation including listing services as well as lease advisory and negotiations
  • Sublet Representation
  • Commercial Real Estate Sales
  • Medical and Veterinary Leasing & Sales

Memberships, affiliations & awards

  • 2022 CWA President’s Round Table Recipient
  • Co-Host, Matter of ‘Fax Podcast
  • Head Coach, Citadel Phoenix Hockey Club
  • Assistant Coach, Team Nova Scotia Male U14 Hockey
  • Owner & Lead Instructor, Hustle Hard Hockey Development Program
  • Member, Nova Scotia Real Estate Commission
  • Member, Spryfield Business Commission
  • Member, Halifax Chamber of Commerce
  • Past Board Member, ALS Society of NS & NB


  • Diploma – Health Services Administration, Dalhousie University
  • Bachelor of Science (Biology), St. Francis Xavier University

Agent Expertise

  • Office Occupier Services
  • Retail Site Selection
  • Landlord Representation
  • Commercial Real Estate Sales
  • Medical & Veterinary Clinic Leasing