Single Family Site Sold

January 4, 2010

Raleigh, NC – January 4, 2010 – NAI Carolantic Realty broker, Ed Brown, SIOR, CCIM represented Imagine Land Co. LLC in the sale of 22.1 acres of land located at 1512 Sherron Road in Durham. The property will be a single-family residential development.

Brown has over 24 years in commercial real estate with NAI Carolantic Realty. He deals extensively in industrial/office/flex/R&D facilities and land. He has represented such notable clients as Alcatel, Lockheed Martin, International Paper, John Deere, Liberty Property Trust and Sanmina-SCI. Brown is one of only 85 members in North Carolina who have been awarded the SIOR status. He has also achieved the CCIM designation which requires over 240 hours of graduate level class work, transaction documentation and comprehensive examination.

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

NAI Carolantic Welcomes New Broker

November 2, 2009

Raleigh, NC – November 2, 2009 –NAI Carolantic Realty is pleased to welcome Andrew Moss Withers who has joined the firm as a Broker. “While initially an intern with NAI Carolantic, Moss has already proven he is capable of working with clients to help meet their real estate needs. We are now pleased to have him join our team of brokers,” said Steve Stroud, SIOR, Chairman of NAI Carolantic Realty. Mr. Withers has had previous experience in retail, personnel and consumer based management.

While brokering at NAI Carolantic, Withers will continue to pursue his MBA at North Carolina State University with specialties in Business Renovation, Administration and Entrepreneurship. He completed his undergraduate work at Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration where he triple majored in Economics, Finance & Banking, and Risk Management & Insurance. An avid volunteer, Mr. Withers donates time to the Cary Family YMCA “We Build People” program as well as being a Buddy for the Miracle League of Raleigh. He is a member of Hope Community Church.