NAI ChaneyBrooks HQ
1440 Kapi`olani Blvd., Suite 1010
Honolulu, HI United States 96814
t(808) 285-1777 m808-285-1777 f808-593-8836
James
Cochran Jr.
Real Estate Advisor

Specialties: Investment

Scope of Service Experience
Mr. Cochran's focus is on the acquisition or sale of investment properties. Another focus of Mr. Cochran's is the leasing of commercial space representing both landlords and tenants.
Background & Experience
Mr. Cochran has approximately thirty years of experience in teaching, training and consulting. Additionally, he has four years of experience managing financial departments. He has lived in eight different states and lived in Japan for seven years.
Since 2012, Mr. Cochran has been part of the special leasing team assigned to the Waikiki Galleria Tower and the Bank of Hawaii Waikiki Center. He was the lead negotiator for the placement of the first CVS/Longs Drug Store in Waikiki, a two story 20,000 square foot operation. The leasing team has reduced the vacancy in the Bank of Hawaii Waikiki Center from 35% down to the current 4.5%. The Waikiki Galleria Tower has maintained a vacancy rate of between zero to 1.5%.
Education
After traveling to three totally different areas to complete high school - Okinawa, Washington, and Oklahoma, he enrolled in the University of Hawaii, completing his B.A. in Psychology.
Professional Associations & Designations
Clients include:
- Alexander and Baldwin ( A&B Kaka'ako, Inc.)
- Shum Properties, LLC
- Waikiki Galleria Tower
- Bank of Hawaii Waikiki Center
- Peninsula Real Estate Partners, LLC
- Keoni Collection, LLC
- RBS Development and Design, Inc.
Transaction History
Mr. Cochran has completed the sales of the commercial spaces at the Keola La'i building located in Honolulu. As part of the Waikiki leasing team, he has completed over 300,000 square feet of leases.
Recently, he placed jeweler, Keoni Collection, in their first Waikiki location.
Strategic Clients
- Leasing tenants or landlords
- Hospitality property owners and buyers
- Business owners looking to expand in Honolulu and Waikiki
Client Testimonials

“Just wanted to let you know that I closed on the Keola La’i unit last week and took possession…also, Mr. Jim Cochran of Chaney Brooks has been great -- very professional, kept me well informed and very knowledgeable…and Jim always had a great attitude and disposition.”
- , • Jay Miyaki