NAI Piedmont Triad
3005 S. Church Street
Burlington, North Carolina United States 27215
t+1 336 584 9033 m13362141799 f+1 336 586 1996

Specialties:  Industrial, Investment

Scope of Service Experience

Industrial Sales and Leasing Investment Properties Retail Site Selection Office Leasing Adaptive Re-Use

Background & Experience

Bob has been involved in commercial and industrial brokerage since 1992. He earned the CCIM Designation in 1995 from the CCIM Institute and the SIOR Designation in 2015. He is also a licensed General Contractor in the State of North Carolina. After seventeen years in the electric utility industry, Bob began his real estate career in 1992 with Coldwell Banker Alamance Realty. He became the first full time commercial broker on staff and in the fall of 1993 was named Manager of the Commercial Division. He held that position until August of 1996 when he formed Robert M. Lewis & Associates, Inc., a full service commercial brokerage firm. Bob operated the firm until April 2004 when he affiliated with NAI Piedmont Triad Commercial Properties. He now heads the Burlington office as Broker in Charge. The staff is comprised of three brokers complimented by corporate office located in Greensboro, North Carolina. Bob has extensive experience in industrial sales and leasing, residential land development, retail site selection and investment properties of all types. His clients have included The Home Depot, Walgreens, Badcock Furniture, Loomcraft Textiles, Bank of America and Lincoln Financial.


EDUCATION • Diploma-Myers Park High School-Charlotte, North Carolina-1971 • Bachelor of Science-Business Administration-University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina-1994 • North Carolina Broker’s License-1992 • North Carolina General Contractor’s License-1996 • CCIM Designation-1995 • SIOR Designation-2015 • Financial Analysis for Commercial Real Estate-CCIM • Advanced Techniques in Leasing & Marketing-CCIM • Market Analysis for Commercial Real Estate-CCIM • Advanced Tax Planning for Commercial Real Estate-CCIM • Decision Analysis for Commercial Real Estate-CCIM • Managing and Marketing Troubled Assets-CCIM • The Impact of Money and Capital on Real Estate Financing-CCIM • Exchanging Commercial Real Estate-CCIM • Case Studies in Comparative Lease Analysis-CCIM • Transitional Land-RLI • Land Development-RLI • Certified Exchange Advisor-1996 • Core Components of Commercial Brokerage-Ethics and Professional Standards – SIOR Center for Career Advancement – 2015 • Core Components of Commercial Brokerage-Understanding the Lease Agreement – SIOR Center for Career Advancement – 2015 • Core Components of Commercial Brokerage-Construction – SIOR Center for Career Advancement - 2015

Professional Associations & Designations

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS Greensboro Regional Realtors Association • 2014- Present • RCA Board of Directors 2015-present • Vice Chair- 2016 • Chairman- 2017 Alamance-Burlington Realtors Commercial Alliance • Board of Directors-2004-2008 • President -2006 and 2007 • Program Chairman-2006-2008 North Carolina Association of Realtors • Board of Governors-Realtors Commercial Alliance- 2007-2011, 2012-2014 • Past Chairman - 2011 • Chairman - 2010 • Vice Chairman -2008-2009 • Leadership North Carolina 2002-Inaugural Class CCIM Institute • Regional Vice President-2002 • National Board of Directors-2002-2006 • Vice Chairman-Chapter Acitivites-2003 • Chairman-Chapter Activities-2004 • Co-Chairman-Chapter/Region Forum-2004 • Named Fully Endowed Scholarship CCIM Foundation 2013 Society of Industrial and Office Realtors • Industrial Specialist Designation - 2015 • Carolinas Chapter – 2015 • Board of Directors – 2016-present • Public Relations Chair - 2017 North Carolina CCIM Chapter • Board of Directors-1995-2012 • Candidate Guidance-1995-2010 • Vice President-2000 • President-2001 • Foundation-2007- 2011 Boy Scouts of America • Vice President – Membership 2014 • Council Commissioner 2012-2013 • District Chairman-1989, 1990, 2010-2011 • District Commissioner-1988 • District Vice Chairman-2008-2009 • Scoutmaster1991-2007 • Webelos Den Leader-2006-2016 • Council Executive Board 2009-Present • Council Advisory Board-1990-Present • Silver Beaver Award - 2009 • District Award of Merit-1989 • God and Service Award-2001 • Eagle Scout-1971 • Vigil Honor-1969 University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill • University Committee on Fraternity and Sorority Life-2007, 2008, 2009 • Chairman, Fraternity Alumni Advisors-2007-2010 • President, Psi Home Association of Sigma Nu-2002-Present • Board of Directors of Psi Home Association-1986-Present • Outstanding Senior Award-1975-Interfranternity Council First Presbyterian Church-Burlington, North Carolina • Elder – 2009-2011, 2016 • Chair of Services Committee -2010 • Chair of Building and Grounds -2011 • Deacon-1999-2001 • Co-Chairman of Church Projects Committee-2006-2012, 2015-present • Ad Hoc Building Committee-2002-2016 • Senior High Sunday School Teacher-2000-2007 Lutheran Retirement Community (Twin Lakes) • Board of Directors 2016-Present

Transaction History

TRANSACTION HISTORY (representative sample) • 2011 Brokered the sale of 138,000 Square Foot Industrial Building on La Vista Drive in Burlington, N. C. to national firm High Performance Coatings for $3,000,000. • 2012 Brokered Industrial Investment Portfolio involving three leased buildings to STAG Industrial of Boston, MA. for $19,700,000. • 2013 Brokered 383,500 Square Foot Industrial Investment Building to STAG Industrial of Boston, MA for a local owner for $7,500,000 • 2014 Leased 20,000 Square Feet to TFS, Inc. and then packaged and sold the facility and lease to a local investor for $965,000. • 2014 Assisted Mac Williams in assembling the acreage in Mebane to develop the new industrial park that is now home to WalMart and Lidl. • 2015 Represented CBC Americas in their corporate re-location to Cary, N. C. in 26,000 square feet of Class A office space for a ten year term. • 2015 Represented CBC Americas in their distribution center re-location to Mebane, N. C. in 134,000 square feet in NCIC in Mebane, N. C. • 2015 Represented CBC Americas in their incentive request to State of North Carolina; City of Mebane; County of Alamance. • 2015 Brokered the sale of Kingsdown Commons Shopping Center in Mebane, N.C. for $3,2000,000 • 2016 Brokered Industrial Lease for Impact Fulfillment Services of 113,000 square feet in Burlington at Alamance Center.

Strategic Clients

The Home Depot Walgreens Badcock Furniture Loomcraft Textiles Brooks Distribution-Superior Logistics Lincoln Financial Bank of America Orbis STAG Industrial