"I pride myself on my effective ability to represent my client’s needs. Whether it is by matching a tenant with the perfect office space to grow their business, or making sure that property owners get the maximum value for the sale or lease of their property, my objective is always the same - to ensure the happiness and prosperity of my clients. My thorough understanding of Calgary’s real-estate market and my strong desire to succeed has enabled me to meet my objective many times over in the past, all the while developing lasting relationships with my clients."
Executive Vice President, Partner
Downtown Office Leasing, Beltline Office Leasing
Suite 200, 407 - 8th Ave. SW
Calgary AB, Canada

Kris joined Barclay Street in the spring of 2013 as an Associate for the Downtown Leasing team, became Associate Vice President in 2019, Vice President in 2020, Executive Vice President in 2023 and Partner in 2024.

Kris immigrated to Canada in 2004 from Shanghai, China. Kris has been gaining experience in various aspects of the real estate business to best guide and advise clients since 2007. He was engaged in operating a real estate consortium which specialized in property acquisition and sales. Kris was partnered with a team of investors to purchase properties for the purpose of improving and reselling them at a profit, and maximize cash flow rentals.

Real estate is Kris's passion. Kris endeavours to provide his clients with meaningful solutions to their problems by developing a thorough understanding of their needs.
Outside of work, Kris enjoys his family time with his wife and son, regular boxing training, hiking during the summer and winter sports during the winter.

"We initially engaged Kris's services in 2020, when we were feeling disheartened by lack of effort/accommodation being put forth by our existing landlord. Kris took initiative in negotiating aggressively with the landlord, touring us through countless alternative spaces, and leveraging market options to create more value. We appreciated that throughout this process, Kris was always available to provide advice, answers to our questions, and more importantly, advocate on our behalf."
Joel Belo
Director of Procurement
LaPrairie Group of Companies
"On behalf of Capstone Oilfield Services, I am pleased to offer our recommendation of Kris Hong and Rick Luebke of Barclay Street Real Estate in their commercial leasing service offerings. In Capstone’s first office leasing venture in Calgary’s Downtown office market, Kris and Rick went above and beyond to locate, negotiate and facilitate the transaction process. Their knowledge about the economics of the Calgary market allowed us to obtain a great deal in a location that best fits our requirements."
Dwight Bulloch
Capstone Oilfield Services Ltd.
"In late 2018, Kris Hong assisted The City of Calgary in locating and securing new office space in Calgary's Downtown market. We were under time constraints to identify and secure a new office location in the Downtown Core. I was very satisfied with the tenant representation service provided by Kris Hong including but not limited to; timely market information, comprehensive surveys of available lease alternatives, analysis, recommendations, and negotiation services."
Eric Brenner
Sr. Commercial Leasing Manager
The City of Calgary
"Your can-do attitude is unwavering, as is your use of market knowledge to assist us by any means possible. Deloitte truly believes you to be a top-tier expert in the Calgary Downtown office market and appreciates the services and knowledge you provide our firm."
Jeremy Dawn
Vice President
Deloitte LLP
Downtown Office Towers Undergoing Interesting Metamorphosis

<p>Less office space was needed and the past two years has seen the vacancy rate soar.

Calgary office vacancy rates nearing 25 per cent, topping highs set in 1980s recession

<p>An office report from Barclay Street Real Estate pegs the city’s current downtown vacancy rate at 22.1 per cent, but notes that skyscrapers still under construction could pu