Specialties: Investment, Office
Background & Experience
Jimmy Barnes has over 27 years of commercial real estate experience exclusively in the Raleigh, Research Triangle area of North Carolina. The last 25 years have been with NAI Carolantic Realty. He was named President of the Company in 2001. A specialist in all areas of leasing and sales, Mr. Barnes has been involved in over $100 million of transactions just over the last few years with total transactions exceeding over one million square feet. He provides exclusive tenant, buyer and landlord representative services to local, corporate and investment companies, and has represented large Class “A” office developments for investors in Cary, Downtown Raleigh, North Raleigh and the Research Triangle Park area. Mr. Barnes is a member of the Special Assets Division of NAI Carolantic, formed to help clients with the disposition of troubled assets.
Recognized as one of the top real estate brokers in the Triangle area, Mr. Barnes is often approached by the media for his opinion on the local market. Within NAI Carolantic, his responsibilities include continued project administration, client development, and consulting. A skilled public speaker, he is also well known for having led NAI Carolantic’s Annual Conference since 2002. He also serves on the NAI Global Leadership Board as Secretary.
Awarded a degree in Business Administration from Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.
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