Raleigh Office
101 J Morris Commons Lane
Suite 130
Morrisville, NC 27560
Office: (919) 674-1100

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Net Lease // Retail

Donald Gilchrist

Senior Associate

Don Gilchrist is a senior investment broker and Associate Director of Net Leased Properties Group. He served as broker of record (BIC) in the Raleigh NC Office of Marcus & Millichap for eight years. In addition, he is a member of the Retail and Special Assets Property Groups. Don brings over thirty years of comprehensive real estate experience to Marcus & Millichap and specializes in single tenant net leased investments, multi-tenant retail center opportunities, offices and medical throughout the Southeast United States.
Don leveraged his expertise in development into a successful investment real estate career. He has significant experience with 1031 exchanges, including sourcing properties and portfolio acquisitions. In addition, Don continues to have close relationships across the restaurant sector and assists them in new site locations and dispositions of current holdings.
Before joining Marcus & Millichap, Don worked for a fortune 500 corporation and one of the largest restaurant operators in the world. Afterwards served as the Chief Operating Officer of start up company, with roles including site development, evaluations, negotiations, leases, acquisitions, and new builds. Privately, he has orchestrated the merger and acquisitions of small companies, as well as facilitated private equity placement.
Community involvement and volunteering is a central value. He has served on numerous boards and committees of local, state and national non-profit organizations. He has directed several national events and served on many fund- raising committees. Recently, he is one of the founders, Vice Chair and Treasurer of the Dr. Charles van der Horst Water Safety Initiative, a privately funded organization, whose mission is to provide water safety program to 2nd graders in North Carolina.
He received a BS in Business Administration and MBA from Wake Forest University and was award the distinguished Babcock Award for leadership, managerial promise and scholarship.

License: NC: 241055

Achievements

  • Sales Recognition Award: 2019

Featured Closings

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Medical Office

Woodland Medical Office

Fayetteville, NC

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Retail

First Watch & Verizon

Charlottel, NC

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Retail

Shoppes at Henry Marketplace

McDonough, GA

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Retail

Canova Shopping Center

Conover, NC

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Office

Muirwood Office Center

Greensboro, NC

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Retail

Starbucks & Chipotle

Mesquite, TX

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Net Lease

Hooters - 17 Years

Morrisville, NC

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Apartments

Stratford Arms Apartments

Greenville, NC

Number of Units: 146

Closed

Hospitality/Golf

New Bern Grand Marina - North Carolina

New Bern, NC

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Net Lease

AT&T Corporate Store

Asheville, NC

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Net Lease

Bojangles'

Asheville, NC

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Medical Office

Gaston Medical Park

Gastonia, NC

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Hospitality/Golf

Country Inn & Suites Fayetteville Fort Bragg

Spring Lake, NC

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Self-Storage

Access Self Storage

Winston Salem, NC

Year Built: 2008

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Apartments

Bristol Park

Fayetteville, NC

Number of Units: 112

Testimonials

Best commercial real estate person we have ever dealt with in our forty years of buying and selling real estate. His attention to detail and his knowledge of the real estate industry is beyond compare. If you are considering buying or selling commercial real estate he is the only person we would consider in such an endeavor.

Deborah W and Howard M Roll, Jr.

H.M. Roll Properties, Inc.

Don’s professionalism, integrity and commitment exceeds that of any other of the many commercial brokers that we’ve worked with in the past. Making us very happy and satisfied customers. We would certainly recommend Don to anyone wanting to buy or sell.

Roland & Cathy Johnson

Trotter Holdings, LLC

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