John Kelly, SIOR

John Kelly, SIOR

Raleigh
Principal, Brokerage Services

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Overview

John Kelly serves as Principal, Brokerage Services for Foundry Commercial in the Raleigh, North Carolina office.  He brings with him over 40 years of commercial real estate experience which has afforded him a career that encompasses a wide spectrum of real estate disciplines including assisting institutional/corporate users and owners with the lease and sale of office and industrial properties. He has worked on some of the more complex transactions whether it has been strategic planning for a client’s growth or disposition strategy.  His experience includes land development ground-up opportunities executed on behalf of users, investors, and developers.

John served on Foundry’s Operating Committee for two terms from 2018 to 2021 and was involved in strategic planning for the Foundry Platform.  Prior to joining Foundry Commercial, John worked with Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer leading the landlord representation office and life science practice and assumed the role of Managing Broker of the Raleigh office. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer, John founded the Raleigh office of Cushman & Wakefield, previously known as Cassidy Turley/Colliers Pinkard, as Managing Partner.

Key Assignments

  • Quadrangle II, III, IV & V (Chapel Hill, NC) | Office | 264,624 SF
  • Perimeter’s Edge (Morrisville, NC) | Office/Flex | 482,000 SF
  • Keystone Technology Park (Morrisville, NC) | Office/Flex/Lab | 806,157 SF
  • American Tobacco District (Durham, NC) | Leasing/Sales | 1 MSF
  • Nortel (Research Triangle Park) | Office/Industrial Sublease/Sale | 1.5 MSF
  • Erwin Square (Durham, NC) | Initial project lease-up | 235,979 SF
  • Europa Center I & II (Chapel Hill, NC) | Initial project lease-up | 190,000 SF
  • Park Forty Plaza (Durham, NC) | Initial project lease-up | 120,000 SF
  • Aerial Center Executive Park (Cary, NC) | Office | 308,965 SF
  • Regency Park (Cary, NC) | Office | 861,477 SF
  • Inomics Corporation/Medaphis Corporation (Cary, NC) | Office | 125,000 SF
  • Medical Park Drive (Durham, NC) | Lab/Office | 82,000 SF
  • Erwin Terrace I, II, & III (Durham, NC) | Office | 215,000 SF Portfolio
  • Crabtree Overlook (Raleigh, NC) | Office | 155,380 SF
  • Meridian Corporate Center (Durham, NC) | Office | 776,132 SF
  • Regency Lakeview (Cary, NC) | Office | 376,131 SF

Awards & Recognition

  • CoStar Top 5 Office Power Broker (2020)
  • CoStar Top 20 Power Broker (multiple years)
  • Triangle Business Journal Real Estate Awards
    • Top Retail Lease
      • Echo Park at TwentyThree 33 (2021)
    • Top Office Lease Transaction
      • Duke University (2013)
    • Top Flex Lease Transaction
      • Humacyte (2016) –1st Place
      • Scynexis (2014) –3rd Place
    • Top Life Science/Industrial Transaction
      • Argos (2014)
    • Top Land Sale
      • Triangle Brick (2015)

Professional Affiliations and Community Service

  • Triangle Commercial Association of Realtors Affiliate Member (TCAR)

Education

  • University of Iowa
    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration & Marketing 

Properties

Palladian II

Palladian II

240 Leigh Farm Road
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Gateway Center Sublease

Gateway Center Sublease

2100 Gateway Centre Boulevard
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2810 Meridian

2810 Meridian

2810 Meridian Parkway
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2800 Meridian

2800 Meridian

2800 Meridian Parkway
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2700 Meridian

2700 Meridian

2700 Meridian Parkway
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2605 Meridian

2605 Meridian

2605 Meridian Parkway
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2540 Meridian

2540 Meridian

2540 Meridian Parkway
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2525 Meridian

2525 Meridian

2525 Meridian Parkway
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2510 Meridian

2510 Meridian

2510 Meridian Parkway
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RDU Center III

RDU Center III

2121 RDU Center Drive
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52 North, Building 4

52 North, Building 4

5240 Greens Dairy Road
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52 North, Building 5

52 North, Building 5

3645 Trust Drive
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52 North, Building 1A

52 North, Building 1A

5205 Capital Boulevard
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Regency Lakeview

Regency Lakeview

11000 Regency Parkway
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2530 Meridian Parkway

2530 Meridian Parkway

2530 Meridian Parkway
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Crabtree Overlook

Crabtree Overlook

2301 Sugar Bush Road
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Concourse Lakeside II

Concourse Lakeside II

2803 Slater Road
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Concourse Lakeside I

Concourse Lakeside I

2801 Slater Road
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Regency Lakeview

Regency Lakeview

9000 Regency Parkway
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2505 Meridian

2505 Meridian

2505 Meridian Parkway
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