Jim’s broad experience in the residential & commercial real estate field over the last thirty-three years provides for a unique array of services and knowledge. His residential experience involves the sale of homes including Lake Tahoe’s beautiful lakefront homes. His geographic focus is the better addresses and communities in the Tahoe Basin including Truckee, Donner Summit, Martis Camp, Schaffer’s Mill, Old Greenwood, Gray’s Crossing, Northstar, Lahontan and Tahoe’s North Shore. He has been involved with the acquisition, sale, management and leasing of Shopping Centers, Offices, Apartments, Marinas, Industrial and Hospitality facilities.
Jim has recently joined the regional firm of Oliver Luxury Real Estate with offices in Truckee, Tahoe City, Homewood, Incline Village, Zephyr Cove and Menlo Park. The high-quality real estate resources and reputation at Oliver combined with Jim’s expertise provides you with the most comprehensive solutions for your real estate needs in the Tahoe Basin. Previously, Jim was affiliated with Carr Long with offices in Northstar at Tahoe, where he gained a thorough knowledge of this unique market.
Prior to reactivating Wiggins & Associates in 1999 and operating as an independent Broker in the Tahoe Truckee market until 2013, Jim spent four years with The Grubb & Ellis Company after they acquired his firm in 1995. From 1985 to 1995 he was President and owner of Wiggins & Associates, Inc., a leading full-service commercial real estate firm, serving San Joaquin Valley. From 1982 to 1985, he served as Vice President and partner in the firm of Moss, Craig & Wiggins, a prominent commercial real estate firm in Stockton. Prior to entering the commercial real estate field in 1976 with The Grupe Company in Stockton, he spent 16 years in the hospitality field, developing and managing resorts and hotel facilities in the west with tenure with Yosemite Park & Curry Co, in Yosemite National Park, Vail Associates in Vail, Colorado and was President of Hospitality Enterprises, Inc. in Denver Colorado.