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Johnny Choi

Senior Associate

Johnny Choi

Senior Associate
Lic. 01705079
+1 310 5502526
+1 213 8192054
+1 310 2039624

West LA

1840 Century Park East
Suite 900
Los Angeles, CA 90067
+1 310 550 2500

Professional Experience


Johnny Choi is a real estate advisor in CBRE’s Beverly Hills Retail Services Group. Mr. Choi specializes in investment sales and the leasing of retail shopping centers, mixed-use properties and land developments in urban areas with high barriers to entry, predominantly within the submarkets of Koreatown, Hollywood and
Downtown Los Angeles.

As an active member of CBRE’s Korea Desk, Mr. Choi is a go-to expert for Asia-based companies looking to expand their operations in Southern California. For instance, he assisted Paris Baguette (SPC Group) in securing their 115,000 square foot West Coast headquarters and CJ Corporation in expanding Bibigo USA.

Mr. Choi demonstrates sound insight when it comes to such cross-cultural transactions, acting as a market liaison and trusted advisor during crucial times of transition. In 2015, Mr. Choi was one of CBRE’s top 20 Retail Producers for the Western Region and one of the top 12 Producers for CBRE’s Beverly Hills Office.



Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

 

  • California RE Licensed Broker
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC): Member

 

 

Education

 

  • University of California, Berkeley: BA in Sociology | Emphasis in Business & Economics


 

Significant Assignments

 

  • The Pearl on Wilshire | 687 S Hobart Blvd.
    - Landlord Representation
    - Koreatown | Mixed Use
    - Now Leasing
  • Koreatown Plaza | 928 S. Western Ave.
    - Landlord Representation
    - Koreatown | Indoor Mall
    - Now Leasing
  •  Olympic & Normandie | 2970 W. Olympic Ave.
    - Landlord Representation
    - Koreatown | Medical Office
    - Fully Leased
  •  Buena Park Downtown
    - Buyer Representation
    - Buena Park | Regional Mall
    - Sold for $85 MM
  • The Brown Derby | 3377 Wilshire Blvd.
    - Landlord Representation
    - Koreatown | Street Retail
    - 85c Bakery, LA Dental
  •  The Vermont | 3150 Wilshire Blvd.
    - Landlord Representation
    - Koreatown | Mixed Use
    - Now Leasing, Hot 8 Yoga
  •  Paris Baguette HQ
    - Tenant Representation
    - Commerce | Industrial
    - SPC Corporation, Logistic HQ
  •  I MAGNIN | 3240 Wilshire Blvd.
    - Buyer Representation
    - Koreatown | Development
    -138,720 SF | Sold for $49 MM

 

 

Clients

 

  • Cypress Equity
  • Edmonds Entertainment Group
  • Franchise Entertainment
  • Atlantic Recordings Group
  • EJS Properties, LLC
  • Newkoa LLC
  • SPC Group | Paris Baguette
  • CJ Corporation | CJ Foodville | CJ Entertainment
  • Park Dae Gam Nae | Parks BBQ | Oleego

 

 

Johnny Choi

Senior Associate
Lic. 01705079
+1 310 5502526
+1 213 8192054
+1 310 2039624

West LA

1840 Century Park East
Suite 900
Los Angeles, CA 90067
+1 310 550 2500