James Glen

Vice President

Greater Vancouver Area
200 Granville Street, 19th Floor
Vancouver, BC V6C 2R6
+1 604 661 0897
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Professional Summary

James Glen has considerable experience in assisting clients with their real estate requirements for a wide range of property and project types. As an AACI, P.App. designated member of the Appraisal Institute of Canada and a licensed salesperson, James Glen is well versed in all aspects of servicing clients’ real estate needs, specializing in the following areas:

  • Valuation of larger office, shopping centres and industrial properties and portfolios as well as comprehensive development sites. James has valued over $5.0 billion in real estate during his career;
  • Feasibility studies and absorption analysis;
  • Highest and best use analysis;
  • Strategic advisory services including scenario development and risk assessment; and
  • Property sales including proposal and marketing material creation, pre-purchase due diligence, assistance with asset positioning, contract preparation and negotiation. James has participated in the sale of over $350 million in real estate during his career.


Property Knowledge

Retail, including
  • Coquitlam Centre
  • Willowbrook Shopping Centre
  • Sevenoaks Shopping Centre
  • Grandview Corners
  • Sears Department Stores across Canada

Office, including

  • Bentall 5, Park Place, Vancouver Centre in Vancouver
  • CN Headquarters Office Building, Railway Station and Retail in Montreal
  • Central City Office Building and Retail in Surrey

Industrial, including

  • Sears Disrtibution Centres across Canada
  • Sico Manufacturing Facilities across Canada
Development Land, including
  • Harmac Pulp Mill Lands
  • +1,400-acre master planned development site in the Sea to Sky Corridor
  • 382 unit master planned community in the Okanagan Valley
  • 1,300-acre master planned development site in the Fraser Valley
  • 77-acre master planned development site in the Lower Mainland
Multi-Family, including
    • Metropolitan Towers in Vancouver
    • Yaletown 939 in Vancouver
    • 8,000+ unit portfolio throughout Western Canada
    Special Use, including
    • Banff National Park
    • Chilliwack Campus of the University of the Fraser Valley
    • Fairwinds Resort
    • Harmac Pulp Mill Lands
    Pension Fund Direct Owners, Third-Party Managers & Investment Advisors, including
    • Bentall Kennedy (Canada) LP
    • Morguard Investments Ltd.
    • GWL Realty Advisors Inc.
    • CPP Investment Board

    Public Companies and REITs, including

    • First Capital Realty Inc.
    • Mainstreet Equity Corp.
    • Artis REIT
    Governments & Institutions, including
    • City of Vancouver
    • Simon Fraser University (SFU)
    • Government of Canada
    Private Investors, including
    • Narland Properties
    • Larco Investments
    • Kingswood Capital


    Appraisal Institute of Canada's professional education requirement

    Service Lines

    Capital Markets and Investment Sales, Valuation and Advisory Services

    Property Type

    Industrial and Logistics, Land, Office, Residential / Multi-Family, Retail



    Memberships and Affiliations

    Appraisal Institute of Canada, Appraisal Institute, Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

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