James McCarthy


Sr. Business Analyst

Job Functions: Capital Markets, Investment Sales & Acquisitions, Research, Transaction Management


James McCarthy is the Senior Business Analyst for CBRE’s Data Center Capital Markets group and is based in Austin, Texas. With more than 20 years of experience, Mr. McCarthy specializes in the execution of data center investment property sales globally.  He has been involved in data center real estate acquisitions, dispositions, financing, joint venture, leasehold and development transactions with a total volume in the billions of dollars.


Mr. McCarthy provides analytical and research support to data center owners, investors and operators to ensure optimal outcomes in their real estate transactions. Employing sophisticated marketing and transaction management tools, such as the CBRE DealFlow proprietary property listing and due diligence system, he ensures optimal exposure of available data centers to the market and seamless transmission of deal data between sellers and buyers. Mr. McCarthy’s responsibilities also include the development of business processes and systems which, in addition to providing effective operational structure to the team, enable him to identify opportunities to improve CBRE’s services to clients and maximize returns on their investment property holdings.


Mr. McCarthy currently holds real estate licenses in the States of California and Texas.

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Ground Lease, Acquisition, Development, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type