James (Jim) J. Barkwell

Senior Associate

NAI Commercial
4601 - 99th Street
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 4Y1
T +1 780 436 7410

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Generalist, Industrial, Investment

Scope of Service Experience

Commercial/Industrial/Land, Investment Sales and Multi-family/Apartment Sales

Background & Experience

Jim is active in commercial real estate analysis, sales and leasing of industrial and investment properties. He has been with NAI Commercial since 1988 with over forty years experience including banking, financial consulting and commercial real estate. Previously employed with the Royal Bank of Canada for 17 years. Jim has a very large, diverse client base in real estate including investors in commercial/industrial, apartments, land for development, retail and larger businesses.


Bachelor of Administration, University of Saskatchewan. Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers from Queen's University.

Professional Associations & Designations

Member of the Realtor's Association of Edmonton Alberta Real Estate Association Real Estate Council of Alberta Canadian Real Estate Association

Transaction History

The sale of a major company sold for $6,000,000. Also sold, 47 acres of industrial land of which 18 acres were ultimately used for the construction of a major Truck Stop facility which resulted in concluding a large number of lease transactions and the subsequent marketing and sale of 11 industrial lots from tis one transaction. - The sale of a 500 unit high-rise apartment and townhouse project located on 15 acres of land purchased for $9,150,000 and valued in excess of $100,000,000. Sale of 222 townhouse units for $7,700,000 and subsequent condos sold for $77,000,000. - Numerous other sales include industrial, commercial, investment, development and agricultural land. Jim has also done numerous lease transactions.