Rija Beares focuses exclusively on representing corporate occupiers of real estate. In this role since the beginning of 2010, Rija provides integrated transaction services to clients in the Philadelphia region as well as globally. Rija was recently appointed to lead the newly formed Technology and Media Practice. Rija’s focus is on development of real estate strategies and implementation of action plans that support the business objectives of the high growth tech sector. Since joining CBRE, Inc. in 2002, she has delivered a depth of transaction management and advisory services to her clients. Some of the services include:
Prior to joining the tenant representation team, Rija enjoyed six years of advising institutional and entrepreneurial owners in structuring lease transactions and developing lease-up strategies. Rija began her career with CBRE, Inc. by way of the Insignia/ ESG merger as the Senior Information Management Coordinator for the six-office Philadelphia Metro Region. In this role, Rija served as the single point of contact for quarterly market trend information, detailed submarket analysis and CBRE, Inc.'s sophisticated in-house database. Prior to joining CBRE, Inc., Rija worked for CoStar Group in Bethesda, MD where she held the position of Research Analyst and Newswire Editor.
Rija is on the Program Development and Outreach committee for Techgirlz, an organization that exposes middle school-aged girls to careers in technology. Rija actively supports many local charitable organizations as well as various Kickstarter and IndieGoGo campaigns surrounding technology and sustainable businesses.
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- Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Pennsylvania
- Regional Leader - CBRE Women's Network- CBRE Women's Network
- Philadelphia Leader - CBRE Technology and Media Practice
- Volunteer, Fundraising and Program Development - Tech Girlz
- Frehn School of Management, Total Quality Management Certificate
- Shippensburg University, Bachelor of Science; Information Management & Analysis and Supply Chain Management