Advanced Search

  • For Sale/Lease
  • Asking Price
  • Lease Rate
  • Broker
  • State
  • City
  • Zip

Filter Entries

John E. Reece II

John, former Managing Partner for Carter & Associates and Magnolia Partners, offers a wealth of commercial real estate development experience in the Winston-Salem, Greensboro, and Charlotte markets.

Prior to Carter & Associates and Magnolia Partners, John was with Highwoods Properties, Inc., as Divisional President and Forsyth Partners General Partner. While at Highwoods, he was responsible for the Triad Division, the largest at Highwoods, with more than 9 million square feet of suburban office and industrial space in Winston-Salem, Greensboro and High Point. He has been responsible for total leasing transactions of $300 million and acquisition transactions of $275 million. John brings significant experience in commercial real estate development including master planning and project leasing.

Professional Affiliations

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker – North Carolina
  • Former President and Executive Committee Member of the Piedmont Triad Chapter – National Association of Industrial and Office Park Developers
  • Former Member of Data Max Foundation Board of Directors
  • Former Member of Board of Trustees and Executive Committee Forsyth Country Day School
  • Former Member of Parents Council Wake Forest University
  • Former Member of Deacon Club Board of Directors Wake Forest University
  • Member of Board of Directors – Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership
  • Member of Board of Directors – Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership Foundation


  • Developed and leased 300,000-square foot C&D Showroom building in High Point, North Carolina
  • Developed and leased 140,000-square foot One AirPark East in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Acquired, leased and sold 150,000-square foot FieldCrest Cannon office building in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Participated in the merger of Forsyth Partners and Highwoods Properties
  • Acquired the 700,000-square foot Bissell flex portfolio in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Developed build-to-suit projects for Hewlett-Packard (3), Simplex, Ikon, RMIC, Sara Lee, New Breed Logistics and RF Micro Devices in North Carolina
  • Acquired $ 200,000,000.00 Shelton Portfolio in North Carolina
  • Developed 670,000-square foot AirPark South in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Developed 90,000-square foot Concourse Center in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Acquired 80-acre JP site and 100-acre Benson site for Highwoods Properties in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Responsible for expanding the Highwoods Triad Division from 4.5 to 9.5 million square feet (largest division of Highwoods Properties)
  • Developed, leased and sold 470,000-square foot One West Fourth Street office building in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Represented both Seller and Buyer in $8,000,000 Hillcrest land transaction in Winston – Salem
  • Acquired 230,000 square foot Park Building in Winston-Salem
  • Acquired 170,000 square foot Consolidated Center in Winston-Salem NC
  • Acquired Redeveloped Leased and Sold $30,000,000 Novant Portfolio in Winston-Salem and Charlotte NC
  • Managing Partner of Commercial Real Estate Advisors – Owner of 120,000 square feet of Medical Office space in Winston-Salem and Charlotte.
  • Developed 751 West Fourth, a 50,000 SF multi-tenant office building in Winston-Salem – Awarded the 2014 Downtown Excellence Award by Mayor Allen Joines and North Carolina’s Top Building Project of 2014 by NAIOP, the first multi-tenant office building to be awarded that honor since 2000
  • Redevelopment of 190 Kimel Park Drive, a 60,000 SF medical office building in Winston-Salem, formerly the VA Hospital


  • Wake Forest University 1981 – Bachelor of Arts