About Us

James Tjoa & Associates at RE/MAX Commercial is Seattle’s urban infill expert, serving buyers, sellers, and developers in the Seattle Metro region since 1991.

About US

James Tjoa & Associates at RE/MAX Commercial is Seattle’s urban infill expert, serving buyers, sellers, and developers in the Seattle Metro region since 1991.


Why Partner with

James Tjoa & Associates?

Our client base includes individual investors, national property developers, non-profit corporations, local and national banks, and government institutions.  This diversity of experience has allowed us to create proven solutions and strategies to manage any type of commercial real estate transaction.

A lifelong native of Seattle and graduate of the University of Washington, James is active in many business and civic organizations.  He is a member of the Commercial Brokers Association (CBA), National Association of Realtors (NAR), Seattle-King County Association of Realtors (SKCAR), and is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) candidate.

James is also a longtime contributor and active member of many non-profit and charitable organizations including the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI), the United Way, Lakeside School, Hamlin Robinson School, and the YMCA.


Dedicated to serving commercial real estate buyers, sellers, and developers since 1991

Award Winning

Multiple industry awards including the RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement Award and admission into the RE/MAX Chairman’s Club—the highest award given to RE/MAX brokers worldwide

Committed to Client Satisfaction

Recurrent recipient of “Five Star: Best in Client Satisfaction’ award from readers of Seattle Magazine

National Recognition

Ranked #4 Nationally for RE/MAX Commercial Sales

A primary reason James Tjoa & Associates has earned a substantial and diverse client base is the breadth of services we offer to buyers, sellers, and developers.

We understand that commercial properties represent a significant financial investment, and we’re committed to ensuring that our clients’ investments are as targeted and profitable as possible.

Buyers & Sellers

  • Valuation of investments and potential acquisitions
  • Up-to-the-minute market research and forecasting
  • Income/expense and financial performance analysis
  • Due diligence review and coordination
  • Comprehensive listing and marketing services
  • Contract negotiation and transaction management
  • Title, escrow, and settlement coordination
  • Distressed asset disposition and acquisition
  • Section 1031 tax-deferred exchange support

Property Developers

  • Market surveys, trends, and analyses
  • Site research, identification, and valuation
  • Demographic, supply-and-demand, and geographic    data and research
  • Project design and use consultation
  • Project feasibility research and support
  • Vendor and contractor coordination
  • Initial lease-up and interim property management
  • Listing and marketing services for developed project

Along with providing professional brokerage services, James Tjoa & Associates develops boutique condominium, townhome, and apartment projects in Seattle’s most sought-after neighborhoods.  Being a broker and developer offers unique and keen insight into the region’s ever changing real estate market.