Les Copelin specializes in office properties throughout the Inland Empire, primarily focusing on the East end of the Inland Empire consisting of the are of San Bernardino, Redlands, Colton, and Grand Terrace. Les specializes in working with business owners, tenants, and buyers for the purpose of leasing, selling, or purchasing office buildings or space in the Inland Empire and greater Southern California marketplace. As an office market expert, Les also serves tenants, investors, and developers with a primary focus on building long term relationships with clients while becoming an "in-house" real estate expert for clients.
Les was first introduced to the Inland Empire when moving from San Diego to attend the University of Redlands, which he graduated from in 1985 with a BS in Business Administration. After playing a season of professional baseball in Australia, Les returned to the Inland Empire to get an MBA from Cal State San Bernardino, graduating in 1988. Les began working for a prominent local developer, The Sunset Group, handling all in-house office leasing. After three very successful years with Grubb & Ellis, Les joined Lee & Associates - Riverside in 1993. With over 20 years with Lee & Associates, Les has leased and sold over 7 million square feet od office and industrial space. Les has a strong and successful relationship with the County of San Bernardino, facilitating several build-to-suit office projects in the past several years, as well as completing several county office leases.