Our Firm Alex Messina

Alex Messina

Director of Acquisitions,
Real Estate

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do”


About Alex

Alex manages the acquisition of commercial real estate assets for Nicola Wealth Real Estate.  With extensive underwriting and transaction experience, he is responsible for evaluating potential acquisition opportunities and coordinating due diligence.

Prior to joining Nicola Wealth, Alex worked in commercial real estate brokerage and as an appraiser at two leading international commercial real estate firms.  He brings a wealth of valuation experience across all asset classes and has completed assignments for institutional investors, pension funds, REITs and private investors.

Alex holds a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours, specializing in Finance and Real Estate, from UBC’s Sauder School of Business.  He also completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Real Property Valuation.  Alex is an active member of the Real Estate Institute of BC and previously served on their Board of Governors.

Alex and his family live on the North Shore. In his spare time, Alex enjoys travel, documentary films, cooking, spending time with his children, and cheering on the Vancouver Whitecaps.


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