C. Robert Percival (Bob), Chairman/Managing Director, SVN Percival Partners, has been selected to join The Counselors of Real Estate. Members of this select group receive the CRE R designation, which certifies individual professional achievement in the real estate counseling profession. Members are admitted into the organization by invitation only. To be invited, prospective members must be recognized by peers, employers, and/or clients, for outstanding professional achievement, judgment, leadership, integrity, and commitment to providing objective, knowledgeable, and trusted advice on important real estate decisions.
Bob joined Percival’s, Inc. in 1982 in the property management division. He grew the management portfolio from 500,000 SF to over 2,000,000 SF of office, flex, and industrial facilities. In 1986 he took over the leasing and brokerage services division and implemented a tenant representation division within the firm. In May 2005, Bob orchestrated the merger between Percival’s, Inc. and McGuire Properties. Percival’s, Inc. and its predecessors have since become recognized as one of the premier tenant representation and brokerage firms in the Carolinas offering a complete range of commercial real estate services including sales, leasing, management, development and consulting. Bob has represented and advised numerous Fortune 500 firms such as Parsons/Main, Kraft North America, TransAmerica, Staples, Inc., and Compass Group North America.
Currently Mr. Percival provides brokerage and advisory services to both local and global clients. He serves as a mentor to the firm’s brokerage staff, as well as to the numerous brokers he has instructed through SIOR and The University of North Carolina-Charlotte.