See You At The 2014 CCIM Triad Market Forecast on March 5th

Posted on February 28, 2014 by - Commercial Property Exchange, Events, Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point, Industrial, Land, Office, Retail, Triad CIE, Uncategorized

CCIM Market ForecastJoin Managing Partners Andrew Jenkins and Brian Reece, Wednesday, March 5th, as KARNES and local commercial real estate professionals attend the 2014 CCIM Triad Market Forecast.  KARNES is pleased to be a Statewide Bronze Sponsor of this event, as well as the Raleigh and Charlotte Market Forecasts, which will be held on March 19th and April 9th, respectively.  KARNES will be providing copies of our 3rd annual Tri-City North Carolina Commercial Real Estate Market Report at each of these events.  Be sure to attend in order order to get your copy of this report, which provides provides an overview of the office, industrial, and retail markets in Charlotte, Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point, and Raleigh-Durham NC during 2013.

Keynote speakers at the Triad Market Forecast include:

Capital Markets:   Mike Ortlip, Grandbridge Real Estate Capital
Retail Markets:  Steven B. Tanger, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc.
Moderator:  Robert V. Perkins, CCIM, NAI

The event will be held at The Marriott Downtown Greensboro. Registration and networking will begin at 11:10am, and the program luncheon will begin at 12pm.

KARNES Suit and Tie Ready For TAA’s 30th Anniversary Gala Celebration

Posted on February 27, 2014 by - Apartments, Events, Raleigh, Triangle, Uncategorized

TAA BrianBrian Reece, managing partner of KARNES, will be sharply dressed and in attendance at the black tie, formal TAA (Triangle Apartment Association) 30th Anniversary Gala Celebration.

According to the TAA website, the 30 year celebration will include food, music, dancing, networking and a stroll down memory lane!

The event will take place Thursday, February 27th from 6-9pm at the Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel.

Looking for a one-stop solution for Triangle apartment market research and analysis? Contact our sales team today!

See You At The CRCBR 2014 Deal Makers Awards Luncheon Today!

Posted on February 27, 2014 by - Charlotte, Commercial Property Exchange, Events, Industrial, Land, Office, Retail

dm_awardsManaging Partner, Andrew Jenkins, will be in attendance at the CRCBR 2014 Deal Makers Awards Luncheon taking place today. KARNES is pleased to be the official audit firm for the CRCBR 2014 Deal Makers Awards.

According to the CRCBR website, the CRCBR Deal Makers Awards Program recognizes brokers and developers in the commercial real estate industry who have accumulated sales transaction volume over $2 million in 2013. Brokers are recognized in the categories of office, industrial, retail, land, and investment. Developers will be recognized in the categories of office, industrial, and retail.

The event will be held at The Westin Charlotte.  Registration and networking will begin at 11:30 am, and the awards luncheon will begin promptly at 12:00 pm.  Parking will be available at The Westin.

KARNES To Sponsor 2014 NAIOP NC Statewide Conference

Posted on February 19, 2014 by - Charlotte, Commercial Property Exchange, Events, Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point, Raleigh, Triangle

PinehurstDon’t miss this opportunity to see Managing Partners, Andrew Jenkins and Brian Reece, at the 2014 NAIOP NC Statewide Conference.

The two day event will have a “golf theme” celebrating golf and commercial real estate and will consist of panel discussions and include appearances by guest speakers.

KARNES will be sponsoring the Going for the Green Challenge – NAIOP’s mini open, which is a specially designed putt-putt course on the putting green. Featured cocktails & putt-putt for a great networking event.

As a Gold Sponsor of NAIOP Research Triangle Chapter and Silver Sponsor of NAIOP Piedmont Triad Chapter, KARNES is proud to take part of this well attended event, which will start Thursday, February 20th at noon at the Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, NC.

KARNES To Discuss Commercial Development Trends

Posted on February 18, 2014 by - Commercial Property Exchange, KARNES Perspective, Office, Triangle, Uncategorized

Brian Reece, managing partner, KARNESJoin Managing Partner, Brian Reece, as he presents commercial and office development trends at the Triangle J Council of Governments Annual Development Review Update.  Informal discussions will take place following presentations.

According to the Triangle J Council of Governments, the Smart Growth Committee invites elected officials, municipal and county staff, Planning & Zoning Board members of the business and academic community and others who are interested in development patterns that sustain economic development and a clean, healthy environment to join with them in this program.

The event will take place Tuesday, February 18th from 2-4PM at the Triangle J Council of Governments (4307 Emperor Blvd., Durham)


KARNES To Speak At WSRAR RCA Breakfast

Posted on February 10, 2014 by - Events, Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point, Training, Uncategorized

Andrew JenkinsDon’t miss this opportunity to see Managing Partner, Andrew Jenkins, speak at the WSRAR (Winston-Salem Regional Association of REALTORS®) RCA Breakfast.

This event will provide a unique guided tour by Mr. Jenkins, concerning the latest features and upcoming enhancements within the Triad CIE.

The RCA Breakfast will take place Tuesday, February 11th at 8AM and will be held at the Forsyth Country Club (3101 Country Club Rd, Winston-Salem) .

KARNES Subscriber Base Increases In January

Posted on February 10, 2014 by - Charlotte, Commercial Property Exchange, Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point, New Subscribers, Raleigh, Subscribers, Triangle

New KARNES MembersAs mother nature scattered cold temperatures and snow across North Carolina in January, the KARNES sales team heated things up by welcoming new subscribers!

Many new companies and brokers across North Carolina have joined a KARNES-powered commercial property exchange during January 2014. The following firms and/or individuals will now be utilizing the vast tools and features of a KARNES-powered commercial property exchange:

Welcome New Subscribers

  • Richard E. Murrell at The Murrell Company
  • Thad Ellis at Cousins Properties
  • Ted Crum at Richard Jones Real Estate
  • Jeff Deal at Richard Jones Real Estate
  • Jeff Smith at Richard Jones Real Estate
  • Richard Jones at Richard Jones Real Estate
  • John “Sam” Unsworth at Richard Jones Real Estate
  • Scott Mladenik at RE/MAX Executive – Commercial Division
  • Ted Haley at Avison Young
  • Phong Ly at PTL Realty
  • Mark Bolding at Stream Realty Partners
  • Lane A. Holbert at Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer
  • Duke Boykin at Colliers International
  • Geoff Loftin at Colliers International

Are you ready to be the latest organization or subscriber to harness the tools and features of a KARNES-powered commercial property exchange ? Contact our sales team today!

Magic Mart’s 91,152-square-foot lease tops the Triad retail market in 4th Quarter of 2013

Posted on February 10, 2014 by - Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point, Retail, Triad CIE

Lexington Parkway Plaza

Magic Mart moved into 91,152 square feet of the Lexington Parkway Plaza during the 4th Quarter of 2013. This space was previously occupied by a Walmart Supercenter which relocated elsewhere within Lexington, North Carolina. The 91,152 square feet of positive net absorption accounted for 86% of the net demand retail space reported during the 4th Quarter of 2013 in the Davidson County retail submarket. Davidson County’s retail vacancy rate decreased to 8.2% during the 4th Quarter of 2013, which was below the 10.2% averaged in the Triad region at the end of 2013.

Feature Spotlight – Deleting Multiple Portfolios

Posted on January 21, 2014 by - New Features, SiteIndex, Tips & Tricks, Triad CIE, Triangle CPE, WNC CPE

Portfolios are a powerful feature of the KARNES Commercial Property Exchange. If you have been using them, then by now you have probably created many portfolios filled with properties for tracking, emailing, and generating reports. Advanced users have even created customized portfolios of their own available inventory and combined that functionality with the Broadcast Email system to quickly update all subscribers on their latest availabilities. After utilizing the portfolios for a while, you may have found that you have so many that it has become difficult to easily remove them. Well the KARNES development team is pleased to announce the availability of a Multiple Delete function for removing multiple portfolios quickly and easily. Here is an overview of how it works:


KARNES to Attend the ULI Carolinas Regional Meeting on Jan. 23

Posted on January 21, 2014 by - Charlotte, Development, Events, Land, Triangle

ULI LogoAndrew Jenkins, managing partner, will be representing KARNES at the 2014 ULI (Urban Land Institute) Carolinas Regional Meeting being held on January 23, 2014. Mr. Jenkins is also participating as a member of the Market Impact Council.

According to the Charlotte ULI website, this two-day event, which brings together members of ULI Charlotte, ULI South Carolina and ULI Triangle for the first time, will showcase regional opportunities and best practices in land use. The event will provide an opportunity to meet the Carolinas’ top decision-makers and industry experts from every sector of real estate and land use. This event will be held at the Westin Charlotte, located at 601 S. College Street.

About the Market Impact Council
This council will explore the opportunities created in our communities by large employers (such as corporations, universities and medical centers) and major market transactions. Discussion will center around economic development impacts that result from these employers and how developers can leverage the demand for supporting industries, housing and commercial real estate. The council will also investigate incentive programs and infrastructure requirements that are necessary to support the growth of these entities.