Commercial Division Director
- 331 Village Pointe Plaza # 101
Omaha, NE 68118
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY COMMERCIAL DIVISION
Berkshire Hathaway Ambassador Commercial Division provides comprehensive representation in the purchase, sale or lease of commercial and investment property. We implement the tools listed below to service our clients in concert with their particular real estate needs via one-on-one private and personalized service. We Berkshire Hathaway Ambassador Commercial Division strongly believes in offering quality and confidential service and to meet the diverse needs of our regional, national, and international clients in their quest to maximize asset recapitalization across all asset classes. Berkshire Hathaway Ambassador Commercial Division & Investment Partners offers investment and income property brokerage, serving as an advisory in the sale and acquisition of investment properties. Our investment property specialists are skilled in maximizing return on invested capital and offer clients broad market coverage in the USA.
Asset Management - Project Management - Financial Analysis & Modeling - Asset Acquisition & Disposition - 1031 Exchange - Real Estate Investment Analysis - Land Development - New Construction/ Revitalization - Property Management - Financial Resources - Property Leasing - Site Location-Professional Packaging
JAMES R. PEARSON
James is a firm believer in Continuing Education, Hard Work, Professionalism, Determination, Mentoring, and Production. So when it come to Business and his Career Commercial Real Estate is his One and Only Passion. After Graduating from Benson High school James began his educational Journey to obtain his degree in Bachelor of Science Business Administration and Real Estate Land Use Economics, and Marketing/Finance from the University Of Nebraska At Omaha.
James is a Real Estate Executive with over 30 years of experience in asset management, financial analysis, and all facets of real estate development. Adept at conceiving, developing, and executing strategies that drive revenues, growth, and value, Jim possesses direct experience in international business dealings, financial and real property analysis, financial consulting, venture capital, private equity investors, and all types of commercial real estate. His strong background in asset management, site, market, financial analysis, and project management has allowed him to lead successful multi-million dollar acquisitions, developments, and projects
As a Full Time Commercial Real Estate Broker and Director of the Berkshire Hathaway Commercial Division, James thrives to meet the Wants and Needs of ALL those he does business with.
" Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion."
Jim served as Chief Executive Officer of UPS Development, LLC in Austin, Texas (prior to the takeover by Starfish), where he performed planning, strategy, financial and feasibility analysis on an original portfolio of approximately 5,000 acres of raw ground which exceeded $200,000,000 in value.
- Development of 32,000 square foot multi-tenant condo office buildings, $3.8 million;
- Co-development of 175 unit townhome project (initial planned budget exceeded $7.5 million
- Investment analysis and design and approvals for a mixed use, multi-tenant, multiple buildings of an 80,000 square foot suburban office building with a an estimated budget of $13 million.
Jim began his career at Commercial Federal Bank (currently Bank of the West) in Omaha, Nebraska, where he was Vice President within the Income Property Lending Division. In this role, Jim assumed responsibility for Portfolio Administration along with new production of general purpose multi tenant operties for financing. During his tenure with the bank, Jim’s department was involved in seven mergers and acquisitions, and worked on a National basis performing workout, modifications, and asset management on the Banks portfolio. While in this role, Jim participated in the liquidation of non-performing assets which exceeded $2.5 billion dollars.
From Bank of the West, Jim moved on to become President and CEO of The Benlin Real Estate Development Company where he represented his company and third-party clients in the feasibility and analysis, financing, project management, development, and construction of land based real estate holdings.
- Redevelopment of a Historic building into a mixed use (retail, apartment homes, and secured parking (Rubin building, 11th & Harney, Omaha)
- Development of a 12,000 square foot office with underground parking, located at 127th Dodge.
- Acquired and developed approximately 50 acres at 156th Q Street, Omaha, Nebraska.
- Autumn Grove Apartments, multi building apartment complex containing 264 units and 204 town home units (four plex, single story, slab on grade) known as Orchard Village.
In both projects performed day to day activities on site, schedules, land planning, design, city approvals, obtaining equity participants, financing (construction and permanent), and hired and oversaw leasing activities during and after construction.