Director of Commercial Portfolio Acquisitions
Cal BRE Broker #01922791
JR Skala is a licensed Broker in California and the Director of Commercial Portfolio Acquisitions at Sand & Sea Investments.
JR started his real estate career in Hong Kong for Asia Pacific Properties (APP) and was a member of a multicultural, international commercial real estate team, working directly with leading local and multinational business clients. His primary role was commercial leasing, including researching and inspecting office, industrial, and retail sites throughout Hong Kong and parts of China, including Shenzhen, Shanghai and Beijing, as well as, the greater Asia Pacific Region and all of California, supervised project management of office fit-outs, was responsible for all aspects of new business sourcing and marketing.
JR’s strong sense of drive, enthusiasm, perseverance, and professionalism sets him apart in the Real Estate Industry. He is an active member of the Urban Land Institute and the San Diego Chamber of Commerce. In November 2017, JR recently received a ULI Certificate for completing a sophisticated Pro Forma Modeling Course and, in April 2018, graduated from Cornell University’s SC College of Business – Commercial Real Estate Development Program.
JR enjoys traveling, eating bizarre foods, reading, learning and self-growth, networking, coaching youth/high school baseball, and sports/outdoor activities.