James Lee is an accomplished real estate professional with 14 years of extensive experience in all aspects of the real estate field. He is dedicated, self-motivated and extremely organized and is known to achieve and exceed goals.
He was born in Busan, Korea in 1961. James graduated from Sogang University, Seoul, Korea, with a Bachelor of Engineering in August, 1986, and from the Sogang Business School with an MBA degree in Marketing in February, 1992.
Prior to beginning his real estate work, James was a Marketing Manager of Polymer Products at “SK Energy” company which is a renown energy and petrochemical conglomerate in South Korea. His clients included the Nippon Steel Corporation, as well as various other types of manufacturers using polymer in their products. His market areas were Japan, China, Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, India, Philippines and other Asian countries.
After arriving in Canada in 2004, he attended UBC Sauder School of Business and thereafter began his career as a real estate professional in 2006. Since then, he has sold over 300 homes during his career. He gradually shifted into the commercial sector in 2007. Since transitioning into commercial real estate, his experience has been very extensive in various sectors, including office and retail, land, leasing, business with property, and small business, etc.
James has also had experience in commercial development such as the Vedder Village Centre in Chilliwack, BC. He was involved with this 26,000 sq.ft. retail development from the very early stages prior to building and until after completion where he also sold and leased the developed complex.
His integrity, loyalty and genuine commitment to putting client’s best interest first, distinguishes James as a trusted professional in the industry.