REALTOR, Broker Associate
Cal BRE Broker #01922791
JR Skala is the Director of Commercial Portfolio Acquisitions and a licensed Broker in California.
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. JR’s primary role as a licensed broker at APP 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, resourcefulness, cross-cultural passion, and professionalism sets him apart in the Real Estate Industry. He sets clear targets for himself and has consistently demonstrated his commitment to protecting his clients’ best interests.
In November 2017, JR recently received a ULI Certificate for completing a sophisticated Pro Forma Modeling Course and is currently enrolled in Cornell University’s SC College of Business – Commercial Real Estate Development Program.
Outside of Real Estate, JR is an extremely active participant in the business community. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute (formerly in Hong Kong, and now in San Diego) and the San Diego Chamber of Commerce. He also enjoys traveling, eating bizarre foods, reading, learning and self-growth, networking, coaching youth/high school baseball, and sports/outdoor activities.