Commercial Real Estate & Land Investment
For anyone who knows Amir Kamyab-Nejad, the first thing they note is the extraordinary range and depth of his intellect and skills set, not to mention his forecasting abilities and great work ethic – all of which he has brought to bear in successfully guiding his developer and investor clients through various markets since 2012.
Originally from Iran, with an Engineering degree and a Management of Technology MBA from Simon Fraser University, Amir is one of those relatively rare individuals who combines holistic thinking and creativity with an engineer’s precise attention to detail. He not only sees the big picture, but can provide exhaustive, razor-sharp analysis of complex issues and challenges, in the process synthesizing effective solutions from multiple disciplines and perspectives.
Prior to working in real estate, Amir worked in the high-tech industry at ST-Ericson in Belgium. In addition, since 2014 he has applied his excellent research, writing and presentation skills to creating and teaching a series of highly popular Continuing Education classes at SFU on the history and culture of Ancient Near East.
Amir currently serves as Education Chair of Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) for Western Canada. CCIM designees are globally recognized as leading experts in commercial investment real estate. The Western Canada CCIM Chapter serves as the focal point for quality education, networking and market services for the commercial investment real estate specialist by offering resources enabling the commercial investment practitioner to deliver superior service to clients and customers.
Amir looks forward to helping you to clearly define your priorities, assess your current approach, see new opportunities, increase your holdings and grow in today’s market.
FAVORITE PART OF YOUR JOB:
Researching, presenting, building relationships, helping people and organizations make some of the most important decisions of their lives.
Soccer, swimming, reading, teaching
FRAMED PHOTOS ON YOUR DESK:
My wife and three kids.
WHAT IS THE MOST UNIQUE THING ABOUT YOU:
That I can look an issue from many different perspectives at the same time: business, problem-solving (engineering), history, philosophy, and political. The ability to summarize and communicate my findings effectively to any demographic (from 6 months – 99 yrs old)
WHAT IS THE FAVOURITE PLACE YOU HAVE TRAVELED TO:
Teaching at SFU
WHAT DO YOU MOST VALUE IN LIFE:
WHAT IS AN EXPERIENCE THAT HAS MADE YOU A STRONGER PERSON:
Having 3 kids.
IF YOU COULD HAVE ANY SUPERPOWER, WHAT WOULD IT BE:
Be at multiple places at the same time.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE BOOK:
"Awaken the Giant Within" by Tony Robbins
WHAT ARE TWO THINGS ON YOUR BUCKET LIST:
Build 10 schools, in 10 impoverished counties
Fly with a wingsuit