Kimco Realty Corporation has engaged Collins Commercial Properties and Ray Collins for Triad Region shopping center representation over the last 12+ years.  We have found Collins Commercial Properties to provide a high level of retail expertise in the Triad, with respect to both anchor tenant and small shop tenant leasing, as well as in providing an economic overview of the Triad Region.  CPP has also provided leasing services and shopping center acquisition/disposition consulting.  Ray Collins’ knowledge of the retail industry has proven to be a valuable resource to Kimco.

Matt Hockeborn - Senior Director of Real Estate – Southeast Region – Kimco Realty

Luihn Foods, Inc. dba KFC has had the good fortune to have engaged Ray Collins and Collins Commercial Properties as our site selection broker in the Triad for over 15 years, with great success, as well as for divestiture of surplus properties with a similar level of success.  Should our affiliated companies need broker representation again in the Triad Region of North Carolina, we would look to Ray Collins and Collins Commercial Properties, as well as to recommend Collins Commercial Properties to other parties looking to acquire sites or divest of existing properties in the central region of North Carolina.  Ray is experienced, professional, well connected throughout the southeast US, and has been a great asset to our company.

Allan J. Luihn - President, Luihn Food Systems, Inc.

Ray Collins of Collins Commercial Properties is an accomplished land and retail commercial broker.  Ray has assisted Tribek in the assemblage of two Harris Teeter anchored centers in the Triad Region, as well as in representing Tribek in site identification and assemblage of twelve or more sites for Walgreens.

Ray is strategic in his efforts, with an attention to detail, and with the ability to sense the needs of clients on both sides of the table.  Tribek Properties has benefitted from the services of Collins Commercial Properties for many transactions over the last 10+ years, and will continue to engage their services in the future.

Scott Bortz - Partner, Tribek Properties, Inc., Charlotte, NC

Ray Collins of Collins Commercial Properties, Inc. is the most knowledgeable, experienced, and results-oriented land assemblage and site selection retail land broker in the Triad, in my experience. I have known Ray Collins for an excess of 15 years. Ray is professional, timely in response, highly ethical, and operates with attention to detail. Leon Capital will continue to look to Ray Collins and Collins Commercial Properties, Inc. for site acquisition and/or land assemblage needs in the central region of North Carolina. Ray will get the job done if the opportunity is achievable.

Todd Harrelson - Vice President, Development & Investment; Leon Capital Group