J.D. CHRISTIE Retail Division

Jon David (J.D.) joined AREA Real Estate Advisors in 2017 as a retail broker. J.D. has been involved in many facets of commercial real estate including landlord leasing, green field and value add retail development, incentives (TIF, TDD, CID), investment sales/ acquisitions, and developer representation.

J.D. has experience in every phase of the development process, including site evaluation and selection, entitlements, underwriting, public incentive negotiation, leasing and asset disposition.  A firm believer in investing in relationships, J.D. has been fortunate to work with multiple tenants in different markets throughout Kansas and Missouri.

J.D. grew up in Fairway, KS and has been a lifelong Kansas City resident. Prior to joining AREA, J.D. worked for Christie Development Associates, where he focused on leasing the firm’s existing and new development retail properties.  Jon David enjoys golfing, hunting and fishing as well as spending time with his wife, Sabaria, and daughter, Savannah.

Marshalls, Petco, Petsmart, Party City, TJ Maxx, Five Below, Ross Dress for Less, Kneaders Bakery, Eat Fit Go, Scooter’s Coffee, Hibbett Sports, Academy Sports & Outdoors, Hobby Lobby, Price Chopper (Associated Wholesale Grocers),  Dollar Tree, H&R Block, Pie Five Pizza Co., Dollar General, 9 Round Fitness, Bon Chon Chicken, Nuts & Bolts True Value Hardware, McDonald’s, Natural Grocers, Sprint, Heartland Dental, Planet Fitness, and Cricket Wireless.

University of Kansas, Business Administration

State of Kansas Licensed Real Estate Broker
State of Missouri Licensed Real Estate Broker
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Member, 2013

Colonial Presbyterian Church
Big Brothers Big Sister of Kansas City
the GLOBAL Orphan Project