Anderson, SC – May 22, 2020 — McCoy Wright, Inc. CRE announced today its engagement with Carr Kaufmann. Mr. Kaufmann will assume the role of Senior Vice President of Property Management and President of Legacy Property Services, LLC (an affiliate company of McCoy Wright, Inc.) affording the community his vast real estate management experience.
Carr received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Clemson University and his Master of Business Administration from Georgia State University. He attended the Carl Duisberg Institute in Radolfezell, Germany studying the German language with international professionals and students. He is a recipient of the Congress-Bundestag Scholarship, one of 50 people selected nationwide. Under this grant Carr was paid to study and work in Germany. Upon his return from Germany he received the Goethe Institute Certificate for the highest score possible in comprehension of the German language. In 1994 Carr received his Real Estate License and in 2008 the Certified Property Manager, (CPM), designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management, (IREM). Carr served on the Board of Directors for IREM’s Georgia Chapter and was the 2012 Chapter President. During Carr’s term as President, IREM’s Georgia Chapter received IREM’s prestigious Gold Award for excellence for the first time in the history of the Chapter, recognizing the Georgia Chapter as the best chapter in the world.
Carr has over twenty-seven years of commercial real estate experience and holds real estate broker licenses for the states of Georgia and South Carolina. His primary focus in commercial real estate has been in property management of office, retail, industrial and medical space. His responsibilities have also included asset management, business development, and management of interior tenant construction, large and small building renovations, as well as major development and redevelopment projects. Examples of completed projects include build-to-suits for the American Cancer Society, Southern Tennis Association, Georgia Automobile Dealers Association, animal hospitals in Alpharetta, GA and Phoenix, AZ, several retail stores for an expanding California-based smoothie franchise and the redevelopment of high-rise urban office buildings in Atlanta. The aggregate value of construction projects managed by Carr exceeds $300,0000,000. Carr also has extensive experience in managing lease acquisitions on behalf of the General Services Administration with projects across the United States and in Puerto Rico. To date Carr has managed over 100 Federal lease transactions. Current and past project sizes range from approximately 1,000 to 300,000 square feet with a collective value in excess of $100,000,000. McCoy Wright , Inc. CRE is the firm of choice in the Western Carolina Upstate and Northern Georgia area having a 68 year old history of development, construction, investment, brokerage, leasing, consulting and property management. The company currently services localized clients as well as regional and national tenants with marketing services that expose listed properties to approximately 500,000 buyers, users, cooperating brokers and investors each day. Its best in class services include dedicated in-house marketing services and 140+ years of cumulative experience in the commercial real estate industry. The company and its principals are also investors and developers in and on projects throughout the Southeast. Company members maintain positions at the social, civic, political, religious and industry levels.
Emory J. Williamson, Jr., EVP of McCoy Wright, Inc. CRE states, “Carr has been a friend and client of the firm now for sometime and we all recognized his deep experience in the property management segment of the industry. We are thrilled to have such an accomplished professional directing this aspect of the business and fulfilling needs in this market as he has done successfully in areas such as Atlanta and Greenville. He is another leader on the team that brings broad depth and consultation to the company via Legacy
Property Services, LLC.”
“McCoy Wright’s approach to client service, brokerage and development attracted myself and Legacy Property Services to this relationship. I can afford not only the company but its community my experience and resources in the property management arena. I am hopeful and intend to offer superior management, asset and construction management services to the existing client base and new clients throughout the region, states Kaufmann”.