Jim Buus is currently President and Managing Broker of Fargo-based JBC Commercial Real Estate, a commercial property brokerage, development and advisory firm. Prior to forming JBC he spent 23 years with GOLDMARK Commercial Real Estate, the last 17 years in management or serving as President and Managing Broker. He joined GOLDMARK Commercial in 1996 after spending five years with the Fargo Chamber of Commerce where he served as Manager of Public Affairs and Business Development. At GOLDMARK Commercial he was promoted to Sales Manager in 2002, Managing Broker in 2005 after leading the merger with Schlossman Commercial and President in 2016. In addition to running day to day operations of JBC Commercial Real Estate Jim specializes in consulting, sales and leasing of office and industrial properties and takes particular interest in downtown city center projects. Jim is also an active “Angel Investor” and real estate developer with interests in a variety of emerging companies and commercial property holdings.
Jim is a Fargo native, graduate of North Dakota State University and serves on several advisory boards including the NDSU Research & Technology Park, Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation, City of Fargo Tax Exempt Review Committee and the UND-based Dakota Venture Group. He is active in many community groups and activities and splits his time between homes in Fargo and Detroit Lakes.