Baktash Kasraei, SIOR

Executive Vice President,

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510 Georgia St W
Vancouver, BC
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Phone: +1 16049986016

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Baktash is a member of the JLL Supply Chain & Logistics practice group, a team of professionals that have subject matter expertise in supply chain optimization, site selection, psycho-demographic predictive analytics, business and economic incentives, capital markets, real estate markets, and design and construction project management. Their integrated solutions consistently deliver enterprise-wide value to end-users of industrial real estate and deep insight into the user thought process to assist institutional owners in securing tenants.
By advising clients throughout the entire project life cycle, Baktash has developed the required skillset to successfully navigate the many pitfalls of the leasing and sales process in challenging times.

• On behalf of Canada Post, have negotiated leases and renewals totalling over 350,000 SF;
• On behalf of Owens Corning, successfully negotiated the lease renewal of their 220,000 SF manufacturing facility in Mission, BC;
• On behalf of General Motors, successfully negotiated the lease renewal of their 160,000 SF distribution facility in Abbotsford, BC;
• Consulted with Shell to develop their real estate strategy for the LNG Canada terminal, the largest energy investment in Canadian history;
• On behalf of Iron Mountain, negotiated multiple leases, lease renewal, sublease and surrender agreements totalling over 400,000 SF throughout Metro Vancouver;
• Successfully marketed and sold 15 Ex-Shell brownfield sites throughout BC;
• On behalf of Toyota, successfully negotiated the disposition of a 267,000 SF manufacturing building in Delta, BC;
• Disposed of six sites totalling $21,000,000 in the strategic wind-down of Greyhound operations in BC.




  • Sauder School of Business UBC


  • CoStar Power Broker Industrial 2018 & 2019