John Kelly

John Kelly

Raleigh
Principal, Market Leader

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Overview

John Kelly serves as Managing Director for Foundry Commercial in the Raleigh, NC office leading the office landlord representation and life science teams. He brings with him over 34 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 in addition to experience which includes land development ground-up opportunities executed on behalf of users, investors, and developers.

Prior to joining Foundry Commercial, John worked with Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimerin 2013 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, Mr. Kelly founded the Raleigh office of Cushman & Wakefield, previously known as Cassidy Turley/Colliers Pinkard, in 1999 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 20 Power Broker (multiple years)
  • Triangle Business Journal Real Estate Awards
    • 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

  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • Triangle Commercial Association of Realtors Affiliate Member (TCAR)

Education

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

Properties

1400 Perimeter Park

1400 Perimeter Park

1400 Perimeter Park Drive
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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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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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Twenty Three 33

Twenty Three 33

2333 Walnut Street
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Nexus

Nexus

215 South McDowell Street
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MacGregor Place II

MacGregor Place II

118 MacKenan Drive
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MacGregor Place I

MacGregor Place I

114 MacKenan Drive
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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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52 North, Building 2

52 North, Building 2

5200 Greens Dairy Road
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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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Quadrangle Two

Quadrangle Two

6320 Quadrange Drive
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Regency Terrace

Regency Terrace

12010 Regency Parkway
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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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Quadrangle Five

Quadrangle Five

6330 Quadrangle Drive
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Regency Lakeview

Regency Lakeview

9000 Regency Parkway
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Glenwood Plaza

Glenwood Plaza

3605 Glenwood Avenue
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630 Davis Drive

630 Davis Drive

630 Davis Drive
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Quadrangle Four

Quadrangle Four

6340 Quadrangle Drive
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Quadrangle Three

Quadrangle Three

6350 Quadrangle Drive
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1100 Perimeter's Edge

1100 Perimeter's Edge

1100 Perimeter Park Drive
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2505 Meridian

2505 Meridian

2505 Meridian Parkway
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