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Biography:

James Mendel is an Associate of Blanca Commercial Real Estate, Inc., the leading independently owned commercial real estate services firm in Florida. Graduating with a Master’s of Science in Real Estate from the University of Florida, Mr. Mendel primarily supports the firm’s landlord agency practice with a focus on executing on leasing strategy and business development. With additional experience in Investment Sales, Buyer Representation, and Tenant Representation, Mr. Mendel is a full-service commercial real estate adviser.   

Joining Blanca Commercial Real Estate roughly three years ago, Mr. Mendel quickly transitioned as an Investment Sales Analyst to an Associate role within his first twelve months. Actively participating on the Leasing and Sale of over 2.5 million square feet of Office, Retail, Industrial, and Land, Mr. Mendel brings a wide spectrum of experience in every commercial real estate asset type.

 Prior to joining Blanca Commercial Real Estate, Mr. Mendel worked as a market research analyst at Bosshardt Realty Services in Gainesville where he gained extensive experience in valuing all commercial real estate product types. While on campus, Mr. Mendel also served as the Director of the Undergraduate Real Estate Society where he led a memberships base of over 100 students. 

Originally from the United Kingdom, James started his professional career with a brief spell at UK Conservative Party Headquarters. During the lead up to the 2015 General Election, James further solidified his skills in research and analysis while working with key party politicians. 

Mr. Mendel graduated Cum Laude with a Master of Science in Real Estate from the University Florida with a Bachelors in Finance.