James Keefe

Senior Account Director
Lic. 01935164

James Keefe is a founding member at Beta, based in Los Angeles, CA. James’ primary focus is specialty retail, urban mixed-use projects and lifestyle centers. James is a tastemaker, up to date on current, emerging brands and retail trends. James is in tune with the wants and needs of the neighborhoods he works in.

When you work with James you can expect an organized and resourceful approach with open and honest lines of communication. James treats his clients with the upmost respect and is committed to achieving the best results for them.

James has completed transactions valued over $100 Million worth of total consideration throughout his career. Notable transactions include:

A partial list of current and prior clients include:

  • AMLI Residential
  • AvalonBay Communities
  • BentallGreenOak
  • Federal Realty Investment Trust
  • Jamestown LP
  • Pearlmark
  • PGIM
  • ShopCore Properties
  • Spieker Senior Development Partners
  • The Ruth Group
  • Trammell Crow Company
  • Vanbarton Group
  • Weingarten Realty

When James is not working on real estate deals, you can find him surfing, golfing, enjoying fine wine and music.

Follow James on Instagram at @retailkeefe to see what’s new!


  • University of California, Los Angeles; Bachelor of Arts; International Development Studies

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate
  • Member of Urban Land Institute
  • Member of NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association
  • Member of International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)