NAI Avant
807 Gervais Street
Suite 301

Columbia, South Carolina 29201 United States
t1 (803) 254-0100 m1 (803) 556-3340
Palmer, CCIM
Director of Retail Services

Scope of Service Experience
Patrick Palmer has extensive experience across the midlands region in brokerage and development with a focus on retail and general commercial. Before joining NAI Avant, Patrick served as President of IAP Company, a family owned real estate enterprise that has developed real estate for over 40 years. Patrick has been a member of ICSC since 2000, and in 2006, he obtained the prestigious CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) award and subsequently served on the National CCIM Legislative Subcommittee from 2008-2010. Patrick currently serves as the Vice President of the South Carolina State CCIM Board. Since 2003, Patrick has served on the Richland County Planning Commission and has chaired the Commission for six of those years. In 2015 and 2016, Patrick facilitated the leasing of ±193,620 square feet of retail space with a transactional volume of $14.2 million In 2016, Patrick was recognized as one of the top retail leasing brokers by CoStar. Over the past 17 years, Patrick’s real estate experience has included:
• Landlord/Tenant Representation
• Site selection
• Land acquisition, disposition and development
• Buyer/Seller representation
• Investment Sales
• Zoning and permitting processing
Background & Experience
Patrick attended the University of South Carolina where he obtained his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration. Since 2003, Patrick has served on the Richland County Planning Commission and is currently in his 6th year as Chairman of the Commission.
Professional Associations & Designations
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) - Member
20 Under 40 - Award Winner
Richland County Planning Commission - Chairman
Certified Commercial Investment Manager (CCIM) - Designation
National CCIM Legislative Subcommittee - Served 2008-2010
South Carolina State CCIM Board - Vice President