NAI Commercial Okanagan
We are a Kelowna based full service commercial real estate brokerage. We are pleased to announce the expansion of a branch office in Kamloops. We offers services throughout the interior of British Columbia.
Our team is comprised of professionals who utilize their experience and expertise to provide innovative real estate and business solutions to our clients.
As a member of NAI Global, we are part of the single largest global network of owner-operated commercial real estate brokerage firms. NAI Global has over 375 member firms worldwide with more than 6,000 local market experts on the ground.
We look forward to speaking with you about how NAI Commercial Okanagan can help you achieve your property or business goals.
AACI, P. APP, CAE, RITim has been actively involved in professional real estate for over 30 years. He is uniquely qualified given his extensive experience as an accredited appraiser, assessor, property tax consultant and licensed real estate agent having worked throughout British Columbia. Tim has held senior positions with the BC Assessment Authority, Colliers International and Pricewaterhouse Coopers. He remains an active professional currently serving on the Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board’s Commercial Zone and the BC Commercial Council. Tim returned to his family roots in the Okanagan Valley in 2003. The Down family has been in the Okanagan Valley for close to 70 years. His grandparents, Harold and Eleanor Down, initially moved to Summerland before ultimately settling in Vernon where they continued to operate a number of successful business enterprises as well as ranching in the Silver Star/Tillicum Valley. The Downs’ are well respected for their significant community service and volunteerism in the Vernon Region. Tim’s family has been actively involved in fundraising on behalf of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in Kelowna. He is also a founding executive member of the UBCO Junior Heat Women’s Volleyball Club.
At the turn of the 19th century, Mike’s great uncle William founded the Central Okanagan Land & Orchard Company. The Gaddes & Co real estate office on Bernard Ave was a staple of downtown Kelowna in the 1940s and 50s. Mike’s father Gordon is founder of Geddes Construction, a civil general contracting firm based in Kelowna.
Mike is proud to continue the family’s long history in the Okanagan real estate market. Since 1988 Mike has been actively involved in real estate having held licensed real estate positions with JJ Barnicke, Colliers International, Macdonald Realty and others. As a Principal of NAI Commercial Okanagan, Mike will continue to focus his efforts on the sales, development and leasing of residential, industrial and commercial properties.
When not assisting with client real estate needs, Mike can be found enjoying the Okanagan’s natural beauty and abundance of recreational opportunities. Mike also has a passion for coaching youth rugby and soccer.
Scope of Experience:
• Office Leasing
• Retail Leasing
• Industrial Leasing
• Land assembly for industrial/commercial
• Investment Sales
• Continuing education CCIM (Intro) and 3 years (RI)BC
Background and Experience
A long-standing member of the Kamloops community, Larry has a background of the cattle and alfalfa industries. Prior to the cattle and alfalfa industry, Larry owned and operated a sub-assembly of cabinets and counters plant in San Jose California and was the manager of Crestwood Kitchens of California for several years.
Larry continued relationships in his industry and was able to create land assemblies for industry leaders and started his career in Commercial Real Estate. With over 40 years as a licensed sales associate, broker and managing broker, Larry is an expert in the Kamloops market and leads the way for commercial growth in Kamloops.
• A past president for 2 years of the Kamloops & District Real Estate Association (KADREA)
• Director for 5 years of the BC Real Estate Association (BCREA)
• Director for 5 years of the BC Commercial Council (BCCC)
• Current member of the Canadian Commercial Council (CCC)
B. SC., D.U.L.E.
Scope of Service Experience
• Acquisition and Disposition of Investment Properties
• Development Opportunities
• B.Sc. – Capilano University
• Diploma Program in Urban Land Economics (DULE) – UBC
• Marketing Management, Professional Real Estate Option – BCIT
Background & Experience
Jeff has over 15 years’ of success in professional real estate, with a strong focus on development consulting and feasibility. He is the former Real Estate Services Manager at the City of Kelowna, where he was responsible for the acquisition and disposition of all City owned property and actively managed a team of real estate professionals overseeing a land portfolio worth $1.2 billion dollars.
Previous to that, Jeff worked as a Financial Advisory Manager at Deloitte and was a key part of the Real Estate Consultancy and Receivership Team, which focused on market feasibility, planning and valuation studies for real estate development projects, workout strategies for troubled assets, as well as scope management and budgeting for real estate related mandates.
He currently operates a successful Real Estate Consultancy providing land agent services and feasibility analysis to the Okanagan real estate community.
Jeff is uniquely positioned to provide his brokerage clients with in-depth financial and market analysis for all product classes. Working with NAI will now enable Jeff to offer acquisition and disposition services to his consulting clients. Jeff is a relatively recent transplant to the Okanagan, after moving from Vancouver with his family. He enjoys all the Okanagan has to offer and is proud to call such a beautiful and unique place his home.
• Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA)
• British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA)
• UDI Okanagan
Background and Experience
Gary graduated from UBC’s Urban Land Economics program and has been a real estate management professional for 20 years. Along the way, Gary has developed project management skills allowing him to serve his clients needs even more effectively.
Scope of Experience:
- Commercial Property Management
- Strata Property Management
- Rental Property Management
- Project Management
- Trading Services
- UBC Real Estate
- UBC Strata
- UBC Rental
- UBC Urban Land Economics with Management Specialty
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