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James Rodriguez

Brokerage Senior Vice-President

License # 01164377

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About

Professional Summary

A seasoned commercial real estate advisor in Southern California, I focus on properties in densely populated multicultural and Hispanic markets. In particular, I specialize in retail development, redevelopment, strategic planning and consulting services for owners, retailers and municipalities.

Before joining Colliers, I was with CBRE in Southern California for 14 years. I have been unrivaled throughout my career in the sale, leasing and development of commercial properties in multicultural and Hispanic trade areas throughout California. I have assisted numerous regional, national and international occupiers and, to date, I have been involved in more than 65 shopping center developments that together total more than 6 million square feet.

Over the years, I have developed an impeccable reputation and track record for closing transactions on behalf of both private and institutional landlords and tenants, as well as handling the sale of investment properties. I have also been involved in the sourcing, planning, development and marketing of multiple high-profile projects in Southern California.

Before getting into the brokerage side of commercial real estate, I served as director of acquisitions and leasing for Comstock, Crosser and Associates Development Co., a development company based in Manhattan Beach, CA. There, I was responsible for identifying and acquiring commercial properties for redevelopment, assembling development sites and expansion of Top Valu and Valu + Food Warehouse grocery chains.

Accomplishments

Largest Retail Leasing Transaction (2020)

Largest Retail Leasing Transaction (2019)

Colliers Max Green Circle of Excellence (2019)

Colliers Top Producer -Retail Leasing (2018)

Colliers Top Producer -Retail Leasing (2017)

Colliers Max Green Circle of Excellence (2017)

Colliers Top Producer - Retail Leasing (2016)

Colliers Max Green Circle of Excellence (2016)

Largest Retail Leasing Transaction (2016)

Largest Retail Leasing Transaction (2015)

Education

  • Bachelors of Arts; Economics, University of California at San Diego

Memberships & Involvements

  • Colliers Retail Foresight - Founder (2013 - Present)

  • ICSC Hispanic Markets National Conference; Planning Committee, Moderator, Panelist (2011- 2013)

  • Urban Land Institute - Panelist Leasing and Curating Mixed Use (2013)

  • Lead Broker - CBRE Hispanic Retail Team (2003 - 2013)

  • Director of Acquisitions & Leasing Comstock, Crosser and Associates Development Co.  Focused on retail development opportunities and expansion of Top Valu Market and Valu+ Food Warehouse grocery chains.

Clients

AT&T

Bancomer

Cardenas Markets, LLC

Chase Bank

Chilis Grill & Bar

Citibank

Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

Curacao

CVS/Pharmacy

Dollar Tree

Family Dollar

Farmer’s Insurance

Foot Locker

Harbor Freight Tools

Jiffy Lube

Kimco

Kohls

Northgate Gonzalez Market

Meta Housing

O'Reilly Auto Parts

PLS Check Cashing

Pollo Campero

Primestor Development

Regency Centers

Robertson Properties

Ross Dress for Less

Save-A-Lot

Superior Grocers

Vallarta Markets

Zurich Insurance
 

Services

Skills

Supermarkets, Shopping Centres, Restaurants, Mixed-Use Properties, Lease Advisory, Land Sales, Investment Properties, Development Consulting, Consultancy Services, Asset Management

Service Lines

Capital Markets, Tenant Representation, Landlord Representation

Property Type

Retail, Land, Office

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2021 Q3 Greater Los Angeles Retail Research Report

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2021 Q1 Greater Los Angeles Retail Research Report

The Los Angeles Basin retail market is comprised of over 805 MSF of multi-tenant shopping centers and single-tenant properties. Single tenant buildings represent the majority of space among the different property types, holding 46% of the market’s total inventory. The market attracts both affordable retailers and high-end stores due to a population that demands a wide variety of product. High median income households and strong population growth contribute to make this region attractive to retailers.
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2020 Q3 Greater Los Angeles Retail Knowledge Report

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