Chad Urie

Chad Urie

Managing Director

​​​​​​Current responsibilities
Chad Urie is Managing Director of a dynamic, nine person​, full service real estate team at JLL that works with clients throughout Central San Diego County.

Having structured well over $1 billion in real estate transactions, Chad has been one of the most successful San Diego brokers over the past five years. He has developed a reputation of "thinking outside the box" by creating innovative strategies to meet his clients' objectives. 

Landlord Representation
Corporate Tenant Representation
Investment Services
Portfolio Review
Market Analysis

Years of experience
16 years

Prior to joining JLL, Chad was a top producer at Colliers International and earlier the Rookie of the Year at the Grubb & Ellis Company.

During college he worked with Collins Development, a San Diego-based real estate development firm.

Key transactions

  • BioMed Realty: Lease to Illumina of 330,000 s.f.

  • Beacon Capital: Lease to Sony Gaming of 213,000 s.f.

  • RREEF: Lease to Qwest Communications of 185,000 s.f.

  • Amylin: Lease to Provide Commerce of 160,000 s.f.

  • Veraliance Properties: Lease to NuVasive of 156,000 s.f.

  • IDS: Lease to Raytheon of 150,000 s.f.

  • Arden Realty: Lease to Sea Silver of 140,000 s.f.

  • Kilroy Realty: Lease to Steren Electronics of 135,000 s.f.

  • Whitaker Investments: Lease to Amylin Pharmaceuticals of 133,000 s.f.

  • BioMed Realty: Lease to J. Craig Venter Co’s. of 125,000 s.f.

  • BioMed Realty: Leaes to Ignyta of 114,000 s.f.

  • Multi-Tech: Lease to Kalypsys/Nereus/Gen-Probe of 106,000 s.f.

  • GE/Arden Realty: Lease to LPL Financial of 101,000 s.f.

  • MPG Office Trust: Lease to Novatel of 93,000 s.f.

  • BioMed Realty: Lease to Affymetrix of 90,000 s.f.

  • BioMed Realty: Lease to Vertex Pharmaceuticals of 81,000 s.f.

  • Veraliance Properties: Lease to Helicon of 78,000 s.f.

  • Beacon Properties: Lease to Qualcomm, Inc. of 76,000 s.f.

  • The Irvine Company: Lease to Continental Data Graphics of 74,000 s.f.

  • BioMed Properties: Lease Halozyme of 64,000 s.f.

  • GE/Arden Realty: Lease to Nuvasive of 64,000 s.f.

  • The Shidler Group: Lease to Pfizer of 63,000 s.f.

  • Legacy Partners: Lease to Wells Fargo of 61,000 s.f.

  • Beacon Capital: Lease to Qualcomm of 60,000 s.f.

Key transactions - sales

  • RREEF/CalPERS: Sale to Maguire Properties of 645,653 s.f.

  • Lennar: Sale to The Shidler Group of 323,000 s.f.

  • Collins Development: Sale to Parallel Capital Partners of 310,000 s.f.

  • Arden Realty: Sale to BioMed Realty of 285,000 s.f.

  • Collins Development: Sale to BioMed Realty of 235,000 s.f.

  • WP Carey: Sale to BioMed Realty of 144,000 s.f.

  • Summit Investors: Sale to Meridian Investors of 134,000 s.f.

  • The Allen Group: Sale to Legacy Partners of 128,296 s.f.

  • Steelwave: Sale to Angelo Gordon of 120,000 s.f.

  • Multi-Tech Properties: Sale to BioMed Realty of 114,000 s.f.​


  • Named to Real Estate Southern California’s top 40 under 40 list of Southern California’s most successful real estate industry leaders (2008)

  • Named to San Diego Business Journal’s top 40 under 40 (2014)

  • Nominated by San Diego Business Journal “Heavy Hitter” of Top Commercial Real Estate Brokers (2013)

  • Selected to an International Global Leadership Team established to design and implement the strategic plan for former company

  • “Top Producer” award every year at Colliers International; 2001-2008

  • "Top 10 Producer” award for the region in 2004 (28th in the nation), 2005, 2006, 2007 & 2008 - Colliers International

  • Recipient of “Manager’s Choice” award in recognition of outstanding work ethic & moral character

  • Multiple award winner of Costar’s “Power Broker” award

  • Elected to Jones Lang LaSalle Life Science Executive Committee

  • “Top Achiever” Award every year at Jones Lang LaSalle; 2009-2015

  • "Top Gun" Award at JLL; 2014

Chad received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. He attended Covenant College and Point Loma Nazarene University on a full-tuition basketball scholarship

Chad has been actively involved in the Baja Challenge in Tijuana, Mexico for six years, helping to build homes for the less fortunate and helping to raise funds with which to do so.

Chad dedicates his time and financial resources to a variety of other organizations. He actively provides financial support for the Boys and Girls Club of San Diego and is involved with the schools of his four children.