James Sousa, president of Weichert Commercial Brokerage, Inc., has announced the hiring of a highly skilled commercial real estate professional.

Paaras Vijan has joined the Weichert Commercial Brokerage team as a Sr. Vice President in their Morris Plains office.  Paaras specializes in exclusively representing both buyers & sellers of high-quality retail shopping centers and other types of net-leased properties throughout the country.  He delivers expert advisory and acquisition services across various asset types but is known for being niche specialist in the acquisition and disposition of gas station & convenience store properties.

Mr. Vijan has extensive experience working with national, regional, and local retail businesses, has a deep understanding of real estate value from an operator’s point of view and enjoys consulting on all the “why” issues that affect a retailer’s success at a specific location.

“I am so pleased to have Paaras join our team” said Mr. Sousa, “his experience and knowledge will play a huge role in assisting our private investor client base grow their wealth and expand their portfolios”.

Weichert Commercial Brokerage consistently delivers the highest quality real estate services through its office, industrial, retail, investment, tenant representation and commercial land brokerage divisions. During the past 17 years, NJBIZ magazine has ranked Weichert Commercial among the top commercial real estate companies in New Jersey, and CoStar Group, Inc. has ranked it in the Top Power Brokers in New Jersey since 2002.