Jim is the Founder and Principal Broker of James Crews Real Estate and has over 33 years of diversified real estate experience. His areas of concentration include farm & timberland as well as commercial & industrial properties. Within this area of specialization he provides clients and customers with expertise in land brokerage, project marketing, surplus property disposition, site selection & valuation analysis, highest & best use analysis and development consulting.

Jim began his real estate career in 1986 with the Commercial Division of Bowers, Nelms & Fonville (now Long & Foster) and later associated with Harrison & Bates (now Colliers International), Morton G. Thalhimer (now Cushman & Wakefield) and lastly CB Richard Ellis before establishing his own company in 2002.

While his experience prior to 2002 was predominantly commercial in nature, since then Jim has focused his efforts and talents more toward rural land sales and forestry consulting in the counties located within the Piedmont and Coastal Plain Regions of Virginia. In that short period of time, he has sold over 40,000 acres in the counties and cities of Albemarle, Amelia, Appomattox, Buckingham, Caroline, Chesterfield, Culpepper, Cumberland, Fluvanna, Goochland, Hanover, Harrisonburg, Henrico, King & Queen, Louisa, Madison, Nelson, Orange, Prince George, Spotsylvania, Southampton and Sussex.