NAI Beverly-Hanks
410 Executive Park
Asheville, North Carolina 28801 United States
t+1 828 279 6699 m18282796699 f+1 828 210 3944
CA BRE License #:261042
Commercial Broker Associate

Specialties:  Investment

Scope of Service Experience
Richard Kennedy is a highly qualified professional commercial real estate Broker. He is one of the few in our market area with both MBA and CCIM qualifications. What does that mean? The MBA degree provides a broad business background, and the CCIM designation indicates specific skills and experience in commercial real estate analysis and transactions. In Richard’s case, these qualifications are backed up by years of industry experience in large-scale manufacturing, large-scale information technology (including overseas experience), and Commercial Real Estate Brokerage. Richard is well-qualified to assist clients in matching the attributes of a specific property to the needs of a user or investor, to make a lease or buy decision, to assess short- or long-term investment opportunities, and to assess the risks associated with a real estate transaction.

Areas of Expertise;
• Specialized Knowledge in Office and Industrial Properties
• Financial Analysis on investment returns, lease vs purchase, and disposition alternatives
• Risk Assessment
• Site Selection
• Environmental Issues
• Market analysis and local market knowledge

• Master of Business Administration (MBA), Michigan State University
• Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
• Certified ePro Internet Real Estate Professional
• Formerly Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)

“I value my family and my community, and I value the trust that my clients put in me to handle their real estate transactions. I am committed to providing the high quality of service that those clients deserve.” -Dick Kennedy
Background & Experience
20 Years as an executive with EDS in the information technology services industry
17 Years with General Motors in Production Control and Distribution
Specializing in Industrial properties
Lived and worked in four countries
MBA From Michigan State University
Professional Associations & Designations
CCIM Institute
Asheville Board of Realtors
North Carolina Association of Realtors
NAI Industrial Council
Black Mountain Chamber of Commerce