Jim Allaire serves as Managing Director for Foundry Commercial’s Raleigh, NC office and specializes in the sale and leasing of industrial and R&D facilities throughout the Research Triangle region. He brings over 25 years of experience to the team and is consistently among the top performers within the market.
Prior to joining Foundry Commercial, Jim was a principal member of the Life Science and Industrial Services Group for Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer Raleigh. Over the past 10 years, Jim has participated in the sale of over 100 premier office and R&D facilities totaling over 20 million square feet and $1 billion in value. These have included pharmaceutical, microelectronics, data center and laboratory facilities as well as general industrial buildings. He is also one of the region’s most accomplished land brokers. In addition to providing site selection services for key clients, he has been involved in the sale of some of the premier office parks in the area, including the 180-acre Raleigh Corporate Center, and 200-acre Regency Park. In 2013 he was named Raleigh-Durham Commercial Broker of the year.