Jonathan S. Guion serves as the Principal and Broker for Jonathan Commercial Properties, specializing in commercial investment sales, development consulting, property management and the sale and leasing of commercial properties in Virginia and North Carolina. Jonathan is a dedicated and market savvy professional with over 35 years of commercial real estate experience. Jonathan provides the power of creative and well organized marketing, has sold and leased over $169 million in commercial transactions and filled over six million square feet of commercial space. Jonathan has a fair yet firm negotiating style and treats his clients as highly valued business partners. As an active real estate investor, Jonathan clearly understands his client's perspective of property ownership, property values, return on investment and the value of cash flows.
Jonathan grew up in Coastal Virginia, has a deep appreciation for the area and has successfully "developed from concept" and renovated numerous commercial properties in the Coastal Virginia area. Prior to starting Jonathan Commercial Properties, Jonathan was the Managing Director for Sperry Van Ness Commercial Real Estate Advisors, Virginia Beach, where he was ranked 46th in the country out of over 950 advisors.
Jonathan is dedicated to the real estate industry and is an active member of the Society of Office and Industrial REALTORS (SIOR) where he served as State Chapter treasurer for over twelve years. SIOR is a network of the top commercial REALTORS in the world with a membership of over 3,000 agents in 590 cities and 23 countries. Jonathan has also served as a past chair of the SIOR National Technology Committee.
Jonathan is a past president of the Hampton Roads Commercial Real Estate Council and the Commercial Multiple Listing Service as well as a past chair for the Old Dominion University Center for Real Estate and Economic Development Advisory Board. Jonathan is a multiple time speaker and past emcee for the Old Dominion University Annual Real Estate Market Review and an active author of numerous real estate articles for local business publications.
Jonathan earned a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and a Bachelor of Science from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. He is a current member of SIOR, REIN, Old Dominion University's E. V. Williams Center for Real Estate Advisory Board and the local, state and national Association of REALTORS.
In addition to traveling extensively throughout the Caribbean and Central America, Jonathan has also traveled for business to Hong Kong and China.
Jonathan is also an author, having written numerous articles about real estate, business and travel and has published two books. Jonathan grew up on the local coastal waters, is an avid boater, fisherman and conservationist.