Executive Vice President, Retail
Chris Wood is Executive Vice President of Retail at JLL, where he provides a wide variety of Advisory Services including strategic expansion plan analysis, site assembly services, disposition and buyout services as well as sale and lease and sale negotiation expertise to his clients.
Chris’ career in Retail Real Estate spans more than 28 years. Prior to joining JLL in 2018, Chris was a Principal and Director of Northwest Atlantic providing sales and leasing services throughout Western Canada as well as the Pacific Northwest, Alaska and Hawaii.
Based in Vancouver, Chris oversees JLL’s Retail division of 14 and represents a number of rapidly expanding large and mid-sized retailers including Sporting Life, Apple, Cineplex Entertainment, Chapters/Indigo, Bath and Beyond, buybuy BABY, Restoration Hardware, and several Landlords.
Chris earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree specializing in Urban Land Economics from the University of British Columbia and has also attained an International Finance Diploma from the University of Copenhagen.
A strong believer in children’s causes, Chris is a supporter of Kids Safe BC and Covenant House. He is also a long-time member of ICSC.
In his spare time, Chris is an avid hockey player and enjoys spending time with family, skiing, golfing and motorbiking.