RALEIGH, NC – January 4, 2012 – Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announced today that Larry LaMarr Lakins, II and Hunter Willard have joined the firm’s Raleigh office as Senior Vice President and Vice President, respectively.
Mr. Lakins and Mr. Willard’s Industrial Project Leasing and Tenant Representation focus expands Cassidy Turley’s industrial expertise in the Carolinas’ Research Triangle, Triad and coastal region of eastern North Carolina. Their experience and knowledge strengthens Cassidy Turley industrial client service delivery in the Carolinas and complements the firm’s other service offerings, including Project Management, Project and Development Services, Corporate Services and Capital Markets. Additionally, Mr. Lakins is recognized for his leadership roles in the commercial real estate community, as he has served as the President of the Triangle Commercial Association of REALTORS (TCAR), and holds positions on the TCAR Board of Directors and multiple committees.
“Larry and Hunter bring with them a wealth of collective experience, and are well respected in our market,” states David Finger, Managing Principal of Cassidy Turley in Raleigh. “Their addition to the Cassidy Turley team is an instrumental step towards our continued success in the Triangle region and amplifies our growth strategy in the Carolinas.”
Mr. Lakins and Mr. Willard join Cassidy Turley from Colliers International where they worked collaboratively and were recognized as top brokerage producers. Their experience in the commercial real estate industry spans more than 20 years and encompasses services including industrial landlord and tenant representation, investment management, real estate development, business development and marketing. Within the past two years, the Lakins and Willard team closed transactions involving over one million square feet of space the Carolinas.
About Cassidy Turley
Cassidy Turley is a leading commercial real estate services provider with more than 3,700 professionals in more than 60 offices nationwide. The company represents a wide range of clients —from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, from local non-profits to major institutions. The firm completed transactions valued at $22 billion in 2011, manages 455 million square feet on behalf of institutional, corporate and private clients and supports more than 28,000 domestic corporate services locations. Cassidy Turley serves owners, investors and tenants with a full spectrum of integrated commercial real estate services — including capital markets, tenant representation, corporate services, project leasing, property management, project and development services, and research and consulting. Cassidy Turley enhances its global service delivery outside of North America through a partnership with GVA, giving clients access to commercial real estate. ##