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.

Johnny Harris Headlines CREQ Live

Posted on March 22, 2013 by - Apartments, Charlotte, Commercial Property Exchange, In the News, Industrial, Investment, Land, Office, Retail

CREQ Live 2013KARNES was pleased to be in attendance for the Charlotte Business Journal’s Commercial Real Estate Quarterly (CREQ) Live event this morning, which featured Johnny Harris, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lincoln Harris. Mr. Harris provided the audience with a fireside chat, conducted by the Charlotte Business Journal’s Will Boye, covering a range of topics including his involvement in the development of commercial real estate in Ballantyne, SouthPark, and Uptown Charlotte.

The keynote by Mr. Harris was preceded by a lively roundtable discussion involving the winners of the 2013 CRCBR® Deal Makers Awards, an annual awards program officially audited by KARNES. Award winners and panelist included Jensie Teague of Selwyn Property Group, Inc., Rob Pressley of Coldwell Banker Commercial-MECA, Christopher Skibinski of The Skibinski Company, Brian Brtalik of Cusham & Wakefield | Thalhimer, and Phil Brosseau, Jr. of CBRE.

The CREQ Live event is the Charlotte Business Journal’s semi-annual event that brings the Charlotte Business Journal’s Commercial Real Estate Quarterly (CREQ) publication to life. For over 20 years KARNES has been the source for the Charlotte Business Journal’s CREQ exclusive commercial real estate content and looks forward to many more years working together with the Charlotte Business Journal.

Please be sure to update your commercial real estate listings at to be included in the next CREQ publication, which will be available on May 17th, 2013.

Congratulations to the 2013 CRCBR Deal Makers Awards Winners

Posted on March 1, 2013 by - Charlotte, Commercial Property Exchange, Industrial, Investment, Land, Office, Retail

Deal MakersWith over 245 attendees at The Westin Charlotte, CRCBR’s 2013 Deal Makers Awards Program was a huge success. As the official auditing firm, KARNES was honored to be a part of this annual awards program, which recognizes the Charlotte region’s top performing brokers and developers in the commercial real estate industry. Congratulations to all of the 2013 winners!

Here are a few interesting statistics based on applications for the CRCBR 2013 Deal Makers Awards Program:

  • 130 applicants, the most since 2007
  • Each applicant averaged $42.9 million per transaction and 29 transactions last year
  • 20% of the applicants accounted for 68% of the transactions
  • Applicants represented more than $5.6 billion in transactions during 2012.