New Home for Merge LLC

December 31, 2009

Raleigh, NC – December 31, 2009 – NAI Carolantic Realty broker, Robin Roseberry Anders, SIOR represented Cherokee Holding Group in the sale of an approximately 4,000 square foot building located at 1410 Hillsborough Street to Merge LLC. Merge is a clinical trials and marketing firm to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. “Despite the bad news you hear about the economy, there are companies who are growing and expanding in our region. I’m glad we had a building that met their needs,” said Anders.

A seasoned broker, Anders is no stranger to working with medical-related firms. She is a member of the NAI Global Life Sciences team which provides a broad array of specialized services, including corporate services, tenant representation, acquisition/disposition and facilities management to large and small firms in the life sciences, pharmaceutical, medical device and related industries.


2010 Friends of Scouting Breakfast

December 17, 2009

Raleigh, NC – December 17, 2009: NAI Carolantic Realty’s President, Jimmy Barnes, SIOR, was recently appointed to serve as Chair of the Annual Friends of Scouting Breakfast for the Occoneechee Council of Boy Scouts of America. The Annual Breakfast will be held on Wednesday, March 10th at 7:15am at the North Raleigh Hilton in Raleigh. Mr. Barnes was pleased to announce today the 2010 keynote speaker will be Dr. Nido Qubein, President of High Point University.

Dr. Qubein came to the United States as a teenager with little knowledge of English, no contacts and $50 in his pocket. His life has been an amazing success story. In the past year, Dr. Qubein has addressed more than 100 business and professional groups around the world. He is an entrepreneur with interests in real estate, advertising and banking.

The Annual Friends of Scouting Breakfast attracts more than 500 business and government officials, and is the Occoneechee Council’s primary fundraiser for the year. The event helps to support over 14,680 current youth members. An additional 3,100 local youth joined the Boy Scouts just this past fall. The Occoneechee Council serves Chatham, Cumberland, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Harnett, Lee, Moore, Orange, Vance, Wake and Warren counties. “I look forward to helping raise the needed funds to support the Boys Scouts. They continue to make a significant impact on the lives of our young people,” said Barnes.

For more information on the 2010 Friends of Scouting Breakfast regarding attendance or sponsorship opportunities, contact John Phares, Boy Scouts of America at 872-4884 or