Eric Aakhus (S)

Eric Aakhus (S)

Senior Associate

808-675-6302
eric@hawaiicre.com

Eric Aakhus specializes in sales and leasing of retail, restaurant, and office property.

Background

 

Eric comes to us with a background in commercial aircraft markets where he worked for one of the longest running private brokerage firms in the industry. Eric specialized in the sales and leasing of passenger jets while working with clients such as United Airlines, China Airlines, Air Jamaica, and various financial institutions. Upon closing of the company in 2012, Eric began racing sailboats full time in several international circuits, recently winning the 2013 Melges 32 World Championship in Italy with Argo Racing. Eric joined the Hawaii Commercial Real Estate team in 2013, bringing his aircraft marketing experience into Hawaii’s real estate market.

 

 

Company Experience

 

 Hawaii Commercial Real Estate, 2014-Present, Associate, Honolulu, HI

 Focus Aviation, 2009-2012, Regional Sales Manager, Newport Beach, CA

 

 

Education/Qualifications

 

 University of California, Irvine, B.A. Social Ecology, 2008

 Bond University, Queensland, Australia

 Licensed Real Estate Salesperson (State of Hawaii)

 

 

Clients

 

 Calvin & Susie Pet Store

 Yakiniku Tokyo

 Kaia Fit Kaimuki

 One America

 Safe Harbor Homecare

 Brookfield Homes

 Pho Kitchen

 Won Kee Seafood

 Banzai Bowls

 Banan Bowls

 Surf n Turf Tacos

 Atlas Insurance

 Noi Thai Restaurant

 Shabu Shabu King

 Boiling Crab

 Taste Tea

 Smitten Ice Cream

 Landlords/Shopping Centers

 A&B Properties

 Kamehameha Schools

 Royal Hawaiian Center Waikiki

 Market City Shopping Center

 SALT at Kakaako

 Douglas Emmett Group

 

 

Personal

 

Eric grew up with strong family ties to the island of Oahu, and made this his permanent home in 2012.

Eric enjoys sailing, surfing, kitesurfing, snowboarding, and face-timing his baby nephew!

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