James Vos



920 Second Avenue South
Suite 900
Minneapolis, MN 55402
United States
612.337.8498 main
612.373.0290 ext 290 dd
612.810.0604 cell
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Jim’s broad base of experience in commercial real estate matters comes from over 25 years of work in many aspects of the industry. While experienced in a wide range of services, his primary activities have been in the crafting and implementation of strategic real estate plans for national organizations, the development of corporate headquarters facilities, and lease negotiations for clients in the Minneapolis CBD. Well-known in the industry, Jim is often called upon by the media to give his perspective on economic trends and their impact on corporate real estate markets. Clients appreciate his diverse mix of project experience, his strategic business perspective, and his knowledge of local market trends. Jim’s recent projects include office, industrial and retail developments with leasing, development and acquisition requirements.

Professional Experience

Cresa Minneapolis, Principal 1989 - Present
ITT Real Estate Services, Senior Asset Manager 1984 - 1989



  • Past Board Chair & Current Board Member, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota
  • Past President, City of Lakes Rotary Club
  • Former Board Member, International Facilities Management Association (IFMA)
  • Council President, Westwood Lutheran Church
  • Chair, National Advisory Board, Gustavus Adolphus College


  • Gustavus Adolphus College, B.A., Economics 
  • University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management, M.B.A., Finance/Banking