//About Paul Howitt | DCRE

Regional Expertise, Dedicated Service, Unsurpassed Results

Why DCRE? |

DCRE, brokerage strives to provide the Greater Toronto Area’s Eastern Region with the highest level of Residential and Commercial Real Estate Services. At DCRE we are able to access the most relevant and accurate market information. We integrate research data from a variety of sources and our comprehensive analysis makes sure your investment in our community is the right one.
DCRE is committed to providing our clients with the best possible Commercial and Residential Real Estate Brokerage Services.


Paul Howitt – Broker of Record

Paul Howitt is a recognized professional real estate broker with strong commercial real estate experience in the Greater Toronto area.
Before forming Durham Commercial Real Estate he was an integral part of two major International Real Estate Brokerage firms; DTZ Barnicke and Cushman & Wakefield over a 15 year period.
Paul is a former nationally ranked tennis player and a strong believer in work/life balance and healthy living. He received his Professional Instructor Certification through Tennis Canada in 2011, and hopes to be involved as a coach is the sports activities of his daughters (born in 2009 and 2011).
Paul is a passionate individual in everything in which he is involved.

Ted Parks – Marketing Consultant

Ted Parks is a communications and marketing director who has provided creative strategy, advice and design expertise to international commercial real estate brokerage firms and their clients for over 15 years. He is one of the creative forces behind a collaborative marketing team of communications, graphic and web and interior design professionals with a wide range of expertise ensuring your properties are exposed correctly and professionally to the right market.


DCRE prides itself on having access to the most up-to-date information available in the commercial real estate market. Our database tracks every sales deal, every opportunity, trends, national tenants and includes detailed information on population growth, demographics as well as GPS mapping, This database is the engine that helps power DCRE. We filter vast amounts of information to deliver only the most concise and relevant material directly to our clients. By-laws change – city planning gets updated and revised, and markets are affected accordingly. We endeavor to get to the heart of your concerns through a network of people, our database and old fashioned legwork. We know the East Greater Toronto Area.



Website: loopnet.com

Loopnet has five million monthly visitors and seventy six percent of them are tenant and investors.

1,100,000 listings viewed, 365,000 searches, 4,200 new registrations, 1,000 app downloads, 149,000 visitors from Google


Website: spacelist.ca

In October Spacelist received 51,937 visits, displayed 386,977 page views and generated over 2,000 inquiries. 93.3% of its traffic is from Canada.

These figures are increasing at roughly 20% per month at the current rate.

Espace Listings

Website: espacelistings.com

Espace receives over six thousand unique visitors per day. Over half those numbers are first time visitors to the site


If you own or would like to own commercial real estate in the Durham region, we can help you find you the right building, tenants or buyers for your needs.. We employ an array of tools to make sure your property is seen by the widest possible audience. Our listings are viewed across North America by people looking for commercial space in the Durham area. All of our properties are featured on Loopnet, Espace and Spacelist, bizjournal and many more – to ensure the highest number of qualified viewers. We develop customized campaigns to always target the most relevant prospects, and use local newspapers, magazines and flyers in our promotional efforts.
We passionately believe that the Durham Region is the best place to invest, live work and play.