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Jim Lee

Vice President

Advisory & Transaction Services


Jim Lee Vice President
Advisory & Transaction Services Retail
Denver Tech Center 5455 Landmark Place
Suite C102
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Professional Experience

A Vice President with CBRE’s Retail Services in Denver, Jim Lee helps retail landlords and tenants across the metro area develop and execute real estate strategies that are creative, informed and designed to maximize value. With more than 28 years of experience, Jim has an in-depth understanding of Denver’s market trends and the evolution of the retail industry. As a result, his strategy development and negotiations regularly exceed client expectations. 
Jim focuses on the leasing, positioning, acquisition and disposition of prominent retail properties across metro Denver on behalf of clients including Clarion Partners and Principal Real Estate Investors. He has also represented and has close relationships with some of the nation’s top brands in food, grocery and goods/services. Respected across the industry, Jim is consistently recognized as a “Heavy Hitter” in commercial real estate by the Denver Business Journal

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) - Member 
  • Denver Metropolitan Commercial Association of Realtors (DMCAR) - Member 
  • National Association of Realtors (NAR) - Member
  • Real Estate Broker's License in Colorado


  • University of Kansas, Bachelor of General Studies

Significant Assignments

  • Promenade Shops at Centerra, 638,364 SF | Regional Lifestyle Center in Loveland, CO
    Macy's, Dick's Sporting Goods, Metrolux Theater, Bath & Body Works, American Eagle, Victoria's Secret
  • Arapahoe Marketplace, 200,000 SF | Community/Specialty Center in Greenwood Village, CO 
    Sprouts, Crunch Fitness, Office Depot, Torchy's Tacos, Modern Market, Red Robin
  • The Orchards, 159,583 SF | Community/Specialty Center in Greenwood Village, CO
    King Soopers, Chuck & Don's, Beau Visage, Europtics, Parry's Pizza
  • Village West, 150,000 SF | Regional Center in Littleton, CO
    TJ Maxx, Dress Barn, Mattress King, Payless, Firestone
  • Plaza on the Green, 230,000 SF | Regional Center in Denver, CO
    Colorado Ski & Golf, Bicycle Village, Big Lots, Denver Mattress, Bonefish Grill, Chipotle, Smashburger
  • Belmar, SOLD, 97% Leased, 600,000 SF | Regional Lifestyle Center in Lakewood, CO
    Century Theatre, Target, Nordstrom Rack, Best Buy, Dick's Sporting Goods, New Chuys, Brodo, Tstreet Roadhouse, national organic grocery chain
  • Bowles Crossing, SOLD, 99% Leased, 400,000 SF | Regional Entertainment/Power Center in Littleton, CO 
    AMC Theater, Sports Authority, Staples, Gordman’s, DSW Shoes, Ross, Red Robin, Red Lobster, Sweet Tomatoes
  • The Shoppes at Walnut Creek, SOLD, 98% Leased, 450,000 SF | Community/Specialty Center in Westminster, CO
    Target, TJ Maxx/HomeGoods, Michaels, Famous Footwear, Golf Galaxy, Panera, Hacienda, Macaroni Grill, Bonefish Grill, Buffalo Wild Wings, BJ’s Restaurant



Landlords Represented

  • BlackRock Realty Advisors
  • Clarion Partners
  • DEN Real Estate
  • DRA Advisors
  • Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada
  • POB Montgomery
  • Principal Real Estate Investors
  • Rothenberg-Rosenfield, Inc.

Tenants Represented

  • HCA Care Now
  • Discount Tire
  • Wendy's
  • Big Lots
  • Saj Mediterranean Grill
  • Vectra Bank
  • Grist Brewery

Key Tenant Relationships

  • King Soopers (Kroger)
  • Safeway
  • Lowe's Home Improvement

Jim Lee Vice President
Advisory & Transaction Services Retail
Denver Tech Center 5455 Landmark Place
Suite C102
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Available Properties