Marcus & Millichap

James H. Bell


James Bell is a twenty four year veteran of the commercial real estate industry, and focuses on sales of single-tenant and multi-tenant retail properties. His total personal sales at Marcus & Millichap are approximately $550 Million.
Licensed Real Estate Broker in Texas
International Council of Shopping Centers
Weingarten Realty, Kimco, AmREIT, Kite Realty, Caldwell Companies, Hunt Properties, Lasco Development,  North American Properties, Hunt Development 
B.A.                               University of Texas
M.B.A.                           University of Texas
Beta Gamma Sigma         National Scholastic Honorary Society

James H. Bell

James H. Bell

First Vice President Investments
Tel: (713) 452-4266
Fax: (713) 452-4210

License:  TX  0382650

International Council of Shopping Centers

Member - National Office and Industrial Properties Group
Director - Special Asset Services Group
Director - National Retail Group
Member - Net Leased Properties Group

Promoted to Senior Associate in September, 2002
Promoted to Senior Investment Associate in July, 2006
Promoted to Vice President Investments in January, 2008
Promoted to First Vice President Investments in January, 2017

   $55,000,000 - Texas
   $32,000,000 - Texas
   $15,000,000 - New Mexico
   $80,000,000 - Hawaii
   $60,000,000 - Texas

University of Texas, MBA
University of Texas, B.A.

National Achievement Award - 2014, 2013, 2005, 2004, 2003
Sales Recognition Award - 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

2010 - Selected by the Houston Business Journal as one of Houston's Heavy Hitters


National Retail Group
James specializes in the marketing and sales of single and multi-tenant retail investment properties in Texas and the surrounding states of Arkansas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.  James' expertise and strategy of maximizing exposure to high net worth individuals, partnerships, and private equity groups as well as a targeted and controlled approach to create a competitive bidding atmosphere among institutional investors and his reputation for cooperation with other brokers, both inside and outside of the firm, results in the highest price achievable for James' sellers in the shortest period of time.
The National Retail Group offers clients property-specific and local market expertise supported by a national marketing platform.  Services include the industry's best research services, access to the most competitive financing sources and state-of-the-art marketing technology that matches buyers and sellers.

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  • Woodbridge Shopping Center

    Woodbridge Shopping Center

    Shopping Neighborhood

    Houston (Sugar Land), TX
    Size: 96,623 sqft

  • Center at Katy

    Center at Katy

    Shopping Strip

    Katy, TX
    Size: 24,552 sqft

  • Northlake Forest Shopping Center

    Northlake Forest Shopping Center

    Shopping Strip

    Cypress, TX
    Size: 20,340 sqft

  • Wendy's


    Net Leased Restaurant

    Conifer, CO
    Size: 3,250 sqft

  • El Campo Town Center

    El Campo Town Center

    Shopping Strip

    El Campo, TX
    Size: 25,100 sqft

  • Center at Cat Hollow

    Center at Cat Hollow

    Shopping Strip

    Round Rock, TX
    Size: 10,869 sqft

  • CVS - Fall Creek

    CVS - Fall Creek

    Net Leased Drug Store

    Humble, TX
    Size: 13,013 sqft

  • Plaza at Cottonwood

    Plaza at Cottonwood

    Shopping Strip

    Albuquerque, NM
    Size: 84,322 sqft

  • DSW at FlatIron Crossing

    DSW at FlatIron Crossing

    Net Leased Shoe Store

    Broomfield, CO
    Size: 35,000 sqft

  • Wolf Pen Plaza

    Wolf Pen Plaza

    Shopping Strip

    College Station, TX
    Size: 169,989 sqft

  • Sunland Towne Centre

    Sunland Towne Centre

    Shopping Regional

    El Paso, TX
    Size: 312,482 sqft

  • Cinco Ranch Shopping Center

    Cinco Ranch Shopping Center

    Shopping Strip

    Houston, TX
    Size: 6,629 sqft

  • Stone Gate Commons

    Stone Gate Commons

    Shopping Strip

    Cypress, TX
    Size: 22,000 sqft

  • Town South Center

    Town South Center

    Shopping Strip

    Lufkin, TX
    Size: 18,638 sqft

  • Starbucks


    Net Leased Restaurant

    San Antonio, TX
    Size: 1,785 sqft

  • Center at Cinco Ranch

    Center at Cinco Ranch

    Shopping Strip

    Katy, TX
    Size: 11,706 sqft

  • Cinco Professional Plaza III

    Cinco Professional Plaza III

    Shopping Strip

    Katy, TX
    Size: 10,164 sqft

  • Shadowbriar Shopping Center

    Shadowbriar Shopping Center

    Shopping Strip

    Houston, TX
    Size: 16,400 sqft

  • CVS


    Net Leased Drug Store

    Fulshear, TX
    Size: 14,600 sqft

  • Plazas at Lake Houston Parkway

    Plazas at Lake Houston Parkway

    Shopping Strip

    Humble, TX
    Size: 14,511 sqft

  • CVS


    Net Leased Drug Store

    Sugar Land, TX
    Size: 14,641 sqft

  • Bulverde Retail Park

    Bulverde Retail Park

    Shopping Strip

    Bulverde, TX
    Size: 16,238 sqft

  • Cypresswood Kroger Center

    Cypresswood Kroger Center

    Shopping Neighborhood

    Houston, TX
    Size: 34,730 sqft

  • LA Fitness

    LA Fitness

    Net Leased Fitness Center

    Houston, TX
    Size: 45,000 sqft

  • McDonald's


    Net Leased Restaurant

    Laredo, TX
    Size: 4,000 sqft

  • JP Morgan/Chase Bank

    JP Morgan/Chase Bank

    Net Leased Bank

    Houston, TX
    Size: 3,000 sqft

  • Cypresswood Shopping Center

    Cypresswood Shopping Center

    Shopping Strip

    Spring, TX
    Size: 26,876 sqft