1031 Exchange Expert, Acquisitions, Asset Management, Build-to-Suit, Buyer Representation, Consultant, Corporate Real Estate, Development, Investment Sales, Life Settlements, Receivership, Seller Representation, Syndication
I advise CRE investors on how to preserve & build wealth through commercial real estate. A National 1031 Expert that can transact in All 50 States.
Born and raised in Ventura County, James recently returned to Southern California after spending 15 years working as a commercial broker in Phoenix, Arizona where he continues to maintain a real estate license. His primary focus is retail investment products with a large emphasis on national 1031 exchanges.
James began his professional career in 1984 as a graphic designer, owning his own design firm. In 1995, he worked for a dry cleaning plant developer where he was responsible for site acquisition, negotiating leases and the installation of new stores. James helped open more than 75 dry cleaning plants throughout the state of Arizona.
In 2000, James joined Cutler Commercial, a boutique industrial brokerage firm in Phoenix.
Most recently, Mr. Bean worked for Marcus & Millichap where he completed 13 transactions worth more than $30 Million in value.
James has been involved in more than 1500 lease/sale transactions, with more than 200 of those being investment sales and user transactions. Combined, these deals have involved more than $1 Billion in volume and comprised several million square feet of improvements.
In addition to his brokerage practice, Mr. Bean is a published author, writer, instructor and accomplished public speaker who continues to deliver presentations on numerous commercial real estate and sales strategy topics.
James is involved with Rotary International and serves on a local charter school board. When not serving his clients, James enjoys reading, golf, surfing & skateboarding.