Greenwood Realty Team

Integrity. experience. Dedication.

meet our team

Jim Greenwood

Over Jim's extensive career in the real estate leasing industry throughout Canada he has developed a network of both tenants and landlords. To this end Jim is providing his team of specialists' guidance in the development of further contacts.

In 1981 Jim started Greenwood & Associates, which has evolved into Greenwood Realty Group. The company specialized in consulting, managing and leasing shopping centers, both large and small, throughout B.C. and the northwest USA . Some of the projects worked on are: London Centre, Langley; Sunnyslope Mall, Salem Oregon; Country Club Mall, Nanaimo, B.C., Scott 72, Delta, B.C.; Place Rosemere, Rosemere, Quebec; Les Galleries Rive Nord, Repentigny, Quebec; Harbour Centre, Vancouver, B.C.; Island Home Centre, Victoria, B.C.; Strawberry Hill SC, Surrey, B.C.; Wembly Mall, Parksville, B.C.; Harewood Mall, Nanaimo, B.C.; Riverside Heights, Surrey, B.C. Sunwood Square, Coquitlam, B.C.; Waneta Plaza, Trail, B.C., International Village, Vancouver, B.C. and many more.

In 1991, Greenwood Realty Group decided to represent tenants on an exclusive basis. A partial list of tenants Greenwood Realty Group has represented include; Staples, Cineplex Odeon, Sport Chek, Nevada Bob's Golf, Michael's Arts & Crafts, Sheffield & Sons, Toppy's Hair Salons, Furniture Expressions, T & T Supermarket, Baton Rouge, and numerous other tenants both large and small which are local to the B.C. market.

During his career, Jim has also acted as a leasing and concept consultant on many large projects in both Canada and the northwestern USA .

Greenwood Realty Group is a member in good standing with the Real Estate Council of British Columbia. Jim is a past B.C. provincial director of the ICSC.

Contact Jim Greenwood:
General Manager
Phone: 604 682 2631
Fax: 604 682 0754

Jim Platis

Jim Platis’ career started in private industry, for a chain of family owned stores where he handled all facets of site selection, lease negotiation, zoning and construction.

During his tenure, the number of stores increased from 3 to over 40.

He then went to work with one of Canada ’s largest full service brokerage companies specializing in retail leasing

Jim’s knowledge of and reputation in the Western markets is unprecedented.

He has handled all expansion needs for retailers like Sleep Country, Cineplex /Galaxy Cinema, Consumer’s Gas/Enbridge Services, Running Room, Indigo Books, EB Games, ANTHROPOLOGIE, Urban Outfitters, Free People and a host of other users in different categories.

In 2002, Jim joined Greenwood Realty Group as an important part of the company focusing on retail leasing.

Jim has been an integral part of Sleep Country Canada’s roll out in Canada, having leased over 90% of their 200+ (and growing) stores in Canada.

Jim earned his BA in Finance from the University of Western Ontario . He is married with two children.

Contact Jim Platis:
Phone: 604 331 0777
Fax: 604 331 0797

Deborah Betts

Deborah lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, is a graduate of Business and Marketing and trained through UBC Sauder School of Business as a realtor, property manager, strata manager and real estate broker. Deborah has over 20 years of real estate experience helping real estate investors in new construction, pre-sales, re-sales, commercial, luxury rental properties, waterfront and relocation services. Deborah has also staged homes for resale or rental marketing purposes.

Deborah focuses on residential property management as she enjoys the long-term relationships that develop with her clients. Deborah knows what you are going through as a real estate investment owner because she has walked in your shoes. She has owned and sold investment properties, bought and redeveloped parcels of land, owned multi-family and single-family homes as well as luxury properties. She is dedicated and passionate about helping her clients with their investment properties in today’s rental market. Deborah is all things real estate. Deborah and her resources offer extraordinary service, expert advice and exceptional results. Even if you just have one question regarding your real estate needs, Deborah is pleased to help you in any way she can.

Contact Deborah Betts:
Senior Property Manager | Managing Broker
Phone: 604 992 8899