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As a Managing Director with Jones Lang LaSalle's San Diego office, Grant Schoneman focuses on lease and sales transactions with a concentration in the Life Sciences market sector. He actively works with some of San Diego's strongest biotechnology tenants and landlords.


Grant has over ten years of experience in the San Diego Life Sciences market where he has worked with numerous biotech companies and landlords. Prior to his career as a life science specialist, Grant was part of a team at a local development firm where his efforts where focused on land entitlement, commercial development and project management. Grant's commercial brokerage career began in 2007 with Colliers International, where he worked on a three-person team that specialized in the San Diego Life Sciences market. Since joining Jones Lang LaSalle in 2010, Grant has continued to specialize in the Life Science sector, having completed over 200 transactions totalling more than 3.8 million square feet of lease and sale transactions with a value of over $400 million

Notable leasing transactions

  • Illumina lease with Biomed Realty-316,000 s.f.

  • Amylin sublease with Provide Commerce-156,000 s.f.

  • Human Longevity lease with Biomed Realty-125,000 s.f.

  • Arena Pharmaceuticals sublease with STA Pharmaceuticcals-98,000 s.f.

  • Affymetrix lease with Biomed Realty-83,000 s.f.

Vertex lease withBiomed Realty-83,000 s.f.

  • Halozyme Therapeutics lease with Biomed Realty-58,000 s.f.

  • Precision Diagnostics lease with Biomed Realty-56,000 s.f.

  • Tanvex lease with Kilroy Realty-50,000 s.f.

  • Intertek lease with Biomed Realty-46,000 s.f.

Genomatica lease with Multitech Properties-29,000 s.f.

  • Heron Therapeutics with Phase 3 Partners-28,275 s.f.

  • Inovio lease with Biomed Realty-27,000 s.f.

  • Polaris lease with ARE-25,000 s.f.

Celula lease with ARE-24,000 s.f.

  • Ignyta lease with Biomed Realty-24,000 s.f. 

  • GenomeDx Biosciences lease with HCP-11,000 s.f.

Education and Affiliations

Grant holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Minnesota, where he attended on an Evans Scholarship. During his time as an Evans Scholar, Grant served as Administrative Vice President, Social Chair and Scholastic Chair and received acknowledgments that included, Senior of the Year and Chapter Representative for the National Committee meeting.

Grant and his wife have two children and are active members in their church, participating in various ministry opportunities throughout the city of San Diego.​