Lee & Associates Idaho, LLC

Specializing in Land, Retail, Ground-up Development & Investment Sales

Jason O'Very

Jason O'Very

M: 208.695.8787
O: 208.319.1019


Jason is a seasoned commercial professional with over 30 years of extensive experience in development, site selection, market analysis, negotiation, due diligence and project management. Broad background includes experience as a private developer, a partner at a major development company; three start-up companies and nine years in corporate real estate management for two of the nation’s largest distribution and grocery chains.

Jason is a native Idahoan who began his real estate career in 1992 with Albertsons, Inc. At Albertsons he held numerous positions as an Economic Research Analyst, Surplus Property Manager, as a Real Estate Manager, and the Manager of the Albertsons Express real estate program. In 2000, Jason joined Fleming Foods as the Director of Retail Development for their price impact program and fuel centers.

In 2004, Jason returned to Idaho and joined Hawkins Companies as a development partner. During his time at Hawkins, he represented Kohl’s Department Stores with their market entry into Idaho. He later served as Vice President of Store Development for Jacksons Food Stores.

From 2011 through 2015, Jason spent four years as a member of the successful animal health startup company PetIQ. He returned to the real estate world in the summer of 2015 with a focus on retail, investment properties, and development.


Notable Transactions

Sale of 14,580 SF Industrial Bldg. on 4 acres Caldwell
Sale of 27.15 acre future Industrial Park Canyon County
Sale of 35 acre Industrial Land Caldwell
Purchase of 67 acre Residential Development Land Star
Purchase of 40 acre Residential Development Land Middleton
Sale of 10,500 Multi-Tenant Retail Bldg. and 6005 SF Office Bldg. Boise
Sale of 7,792sf Multi-Tenant Retail Bldg. Boise
Kohl’s Department Stores Idaho Market Entry Idaho
Walgreens, multiple sites Idaho
Sportsman’s Warehouse Nampa
Fork and Alavita Restaurants Boise


  • 2015 to Present: Lee & Associates Idaho, LLC
  • Albertsons, Inc.
  • Fleming Food
  • Hawkins Companies
  • Jacksons Food Stores


  • 1998: University of Southern California, Food Industry Management Program
  • 1992: University of Southern California, Bachelor of Science with Emphasis in Finance
  • 1987-1990: Boise State University

Community Involvement

  • International Council of Shopping Centers, Member