NAI James E. Hanson
10 Lanidex Plaza West
Parsippany, New Jersey United States 07054
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Nicholas B.

Specialties: Investment Acquisition, Disposition, Land Development and Leasing

Scope of Service Experience

With NAI James E. Hanson since 2016, Nicholas DePaolera’s deep experience in both the brokerage and development sectors provides him with a unique lens to better understand commercial real estate transactions. Leveraging this experience on behalf of his clients throughout the tri-state region, Nicholas is able to provide analysis on the true value of commercial real estate while simultaneously streamlining complex transactions. Nicholas boasts a dedicated team of marketing and research specialists to directly oversee all aspects of marketing, site selection, leasing and sales for each transaction.

Bolstering his unique insight into the market, Nicholas is also one of a select group of real estate specialists holding the ARGUS-Enterprise certification. This software enables Nicholas and his team to accurately project the performance of their clients’ commercial real estate assets and portfolios throughout their investment life cycles to make real-time, data-driven decisions.

Background & Experience

In addition to his work as an advisor with NAI James E. Hanson, Nicholas is a partner at D4 Properties, LLC (“D4”). D4 is a family owned full-service commercial real estate investment manager, developer and operator that targets value add opportunities in suburban markets throughout northern New Jersey. Nicholas’ responsibilities with D4 primarily include identifying acquisition opportunities and new business development. Nicholas also oversees all underwriting and marketing activities on behalf of D4.

Prior to NAI James E. Hanson and D4 Development, Nicholas served as Project Manager for Transwestern’s Construction Management Department in their Parsippany office. There he worked alongside the Director of Construction Management focusing on multi-million-dollar redevelopment/development projects in a variety of asset classes. Nicholas’ responsibilities included, cost estimating, bid-leveling, managing change orders, scheduling (permitting, inspections, final C.O. documentation) and site supervisions all through the construction process. Nicholas is deeply committed to continuing education to maintain a deep understanding of industrial and commercial construction and design activities to further enhance his advisory capabilities.


• Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ – BS

• Rutgers Men’s Division I Lacrosse Player

-Named to the Big East All-Academic Team

-Earned ‘The Big East Player-of-the-Week’ on multiple occasions

-Awarded the Alfred Sasser Trophy on multiple occasions, earned by the Rutgers University team member who distributed the most assists

Professional Associations & Designations

• New Jersey Licensed Salesperson

• National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)

• ARGUS Software Certified (ASC) - Enterprise

• Industrial Office Real Estate Brokers Association (IOREBA)

• Warehouse Education and Research Council (WERC

• Morris County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC)

• National Association of Realtors (NAR)

• Morris County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC)

• Tri-boro Chamber of Commerce (TCC)

Transaction History

•Sold 157,822 SF Industrial at 700 Bartley-Chester Road, Flanders

•Leased 98,003 SF Flex at 630 West Mount Pleasant Ave, Livingston

•Leased 33,853 SF Office at 111 Littleton, Parsippany (Multiple Transactions)

•Sold 27,248 SF Industrial at 6 Aspen Drive, Randolph

•Leased 16,641 SF Flex at 7-9 Vreeland Road, Florham Park

•Sold 16,000 SF Industrial at 55-57 Bushes Lane, Elmwood Park

•Sold 15,700 SF Industrial at 20 Bushes Lane, Elmwood Park

•Leased 12,738 SF Office at 700 Plaza Drive, Secaucus (Multiple Transactions)

•Sold 11,680 SF Industrial at 2115 Millburn Ave, Maplewood

•Leased 11,579 SF Office at 2200 Route 10 West, Morris Plains

•Sold 11,000 SF Industrial at 10 Midland Ave, Mountain Lakes

•Sold 10,876 SF Industrial at 1030 Clifton Ave, Clifton

•Leased 10,670 SF Industrial at 385 Franklin Ave, Rockaway

•Sold 9,963 SF Industrial at 10 Bushes Lane, Elmwood Park

•Leased 9,318 SF Office at 2740 Route 10 West, Morris Plains

•Leased 4, 018 SF Office at 1140 Route 22 East, Bridgewater

•Leased 2,878 SF Office at 1655 Valley Road, Wayne