Hughes Marino, LLC, situated in San Diego, is led by Jason Hughes, who serves as president, CEO, and proprietor. He started his culture consulting investment career in the 1980s with Cushman & Wakefield in Los Angeles’ Century City neighborhood. He later relocated to San Diego, where he has nearly 30 years of experience representing organizations, non-profits, and municipal leaseholders in lease and buy negotiations.
Jason Hughes and his wife Shay have been involved in the commercial culture consulting market for over 20 years. With its origins in San Diego (where Hughes Marino is the most prominent proprietary tenant and buyer representation firm), the tenant representation firm has grown to become a national player with offices across the country. As leading companies, Jason and Shay have concentrated on offering more comprehensive customer service.
This, compared to the market has ever seen before and adding quality and performance promises to all of their consumer connections. A significant person in the tenant representation profession, he developed new regulations dubbed the culture consulting broker Dual Agency Disclosure Bill, or SB 1171. Jason Hughes recalls that Governor Brown passed into law in August 2014 and took effect in January 2015. The latest state law improves openness and justice for commercial renters in California, who must now receive written notice when engaging with a broker that serves both occupants and landlords, potentially creating potential conflicts of interest.
Jason Hughes has negotiated millions of square feet of leases and transactions throughout the years. He has handled complex and high-value rental agreement discussions, early renegotiations, growth and retraction negotiations, office, hotel, and condominium buying. Over the past few decades, Jason Hughes has handled many of the significant tenant lease agreements in Downtown San Diego, Carmel Valley, and the UTC area. He is widely considered one of San Diego’s and California’s foremost culture consulting investment specialists.