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Lester E. Osborn
SIOR, CCIM

President

Piedmont Properties

115 E. Park Ave., Ste. B, Charlotte, NC 28203

Market
Charlotte, Rock Hill
Specialty
Industrial Specialist
Member Since
1996
Chapter
SIOR Carolinas Chapter
Areas of Practice
Investments, Tenant Representation, Landlord, Sale/Leasing, Distribution & Logistics
Accreditations
SIOR, CCIM
Lester started his commercial real estate career in 1990 after enjoying seven years in the trucking business with McLean Trucking Company and Southeastern Freight Lines. In 1993, after successfully completing three years as an industrial specialist, Lester co-founded Piedmont Properties of the Carolinas. By capitalizing on his relationships in the transportation business, Lester has excelled in serving transportation companies with their real estate needs throughout the southeast while continuing to work closely with local warehouse and distribution clients.
Business Experience

Lester started his commercial real estate career in 1990 after enjoying seven years in the trucking business with McLean Trucking Company and Southeastern Freight Lines. In 1993, after successfully completing three years as an industrial specialist, Lester co-founded Piedmont Properties of the Carolinas. By capitalizing on his relationships in the transportation business, Lester has excelled in serving transportation companies with their real estate needs throughout the southeast while continuing to work closely with local warehouse and distribution clients.

Education

BSBA Degree in Marketing - East Carolina University, 1982

CCIM Designation as issued by Commerical Investment Real Estate Institute, 1995

SIOR Designation as issued by Society of Industrial & Office Realtors, 1996

Affiliations

YMCA Board of Directors, 1998 - Present

Past Patron Division Chairman - Community Outreach

Past Events Chairman - Community Outreach

Mind Body Spirit Award winner

Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR)

Current Member of Retention Committee

New Member Committee, 2001 - 2010

Past Professional Standards Committee

Past Carolinas Chapter Admission Committee

CORFAC International

Board of Directors, 1999 - 2008

Past Referrals Committee

Membership Committee

North Carolina CCIM Chapter

Charlotte Regional Commercial Board of Realtors

National Association of Realtors

Carolinas Chapter of SIOR

Licenses

North Carolina South Carolina

Georgia Virginia

Awards

Silver Deal Maker Award

2009 Silver Deal Maker Award

Partial Client List:

Great Dane

Knight Transportation

CC Industries

FedEx Freight

North American Terminals

AAA Cooper Transportation

Southeastern Freight

Britax USA

Weston, Inc.

Pike Electric
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  • BSBA Degree in Marketing - East Carolina University, 1982
A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
Jeff Conrad, SIOR
Lee & Associates Arizona
Phoenix, AZ
Industrial Lease
12,061 Sq. Ft.
December 30, 2019 Charlotte, NC

A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
Michael DiScala, SIOR
M.F. DiScala and Co.
Norwalk, CT
Industrial Sale
$4,200,000
65,000 Sq. Ft.
December 27, 2019 Columbia, SC

A. Scott represented M.F. DiScala

Lester represented M.F. DiScala

Michael represented M.F. DiScala

Keith Bell, SIOR
Cushman & Wakefield Charlotte
Charlotte, NC
A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
Industrial Sale
$5,400,000
38,458 Sq. Ft. / 19 Acres
December 18, 2019 Charlotte, NC

A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
Land Sale
$5,975,000
59 Acres
November 15, 2018 Cowpens, SC

Brad Cherry, SIOR, CCIM
JLL
Charlotte, NC
A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
Industrial Lease
83,599 Sq. Ft.
August 20, 2018 Charlotte, NC

A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
Street Jones, SIOR
Rich Commercial Realty
Raleigh, NC
Industrial Sale
$1,550,000
19,200 Sq. Ft. / 2 Acres
July 31, 2018 Charlotte, NC

A. Scott represented Industrial Development Partners LLC

Lester represented Industrial Development Partners LLC

Street represented Atlantic Emergency Solutions

A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
Industrial Sale
$4,150,000
202,566 Sq. Ft. / 8 Acres
June 26, 2018 Spartanburg, SC

Donald Moss, SIOR, CCIM
Colliers International
Charlotte, NC
Grant Miller, SIOR
Colliers International
Charlotte, NC
Robert Speir, SIOR
Colliers International
Charlotte, NC
Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
Industrial Lease
$37,500
40,000 Sq. Ft.
April 12, 2018 Charlotte, NC

Donald represented Reger Holdings

Grant represented Reger Holdings

Robert represented Reger Holdings

Lester represented Communications Test Design, Inc. (CTDI)

A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
Brian Lynch, SIOR
Lee & Associates, LLC
Elmwood Park, NJ
Industrial Sale
$423,000
7,700 Sq. Ft. / 116 Acres
March 28, 2018 Rock Hill, SC

A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
Street Jones, SIOR
Rich Commercial Realty
Raleigh, NC
Industrial Lease
19,200 Sq. Ft. / 1 Acres
October 16, 2017 Charlotte, NC

A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
Land Sale
$1,550,000
7 Acres
February 28, 2017 Charlotte, NC

A. Scott represented Metrolina Storage

Lester represented Metrolina Storage

A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
Industrial Sale
$825,000
38,000 Sq. Ft. / 4 Acres
January 19, 2017 Charlotte, NC

A. Scott represented Glenwood Business Park LLC

Lester represented JJC Real Estate Investments LLC

A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
Industrial Sale
$1,055,000
25,000 Sq. Ft. / 2 Acres
December 9, 2016 Charlotte, NC

A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
Industrial Sale
$1,125,000
14,500 Sq. Ft. / 15 Acres
December 6, 2016 Charlotte, NC

A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
Industrial Lease
104,000 Sq. Ft.
August 1, 2016 Charlotte, NC

Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
Industrial Sale
$1,255,000
33,375 Sq. Ft. / 3 Acres
July 14, 2016 Charlotte, NC

Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
John Fettig, SIOR
Capacity Commercial Group | CORFAC International
Portland, OR
Industrial Sale
$1,250,000
104,000 Sq. Ft. / 4 Acres
February 26, 2016 Charlotte, NC

Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
Office Lease
$252,653
4,800 Sq. Ft.
April 15, 2015 Charlotte, NC

Lester represented Optex Technologies

A. Scott represented Optex Technologies

Wilson represented Optex Technologies

Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
Industrial Lease
$252,653
4,800 Sq. Ft.
January 6, 2015 Charlotte, NC

Steven Tick, SIOR
Colliers International
Rosemont, IL
Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
Other Lease
$1,890,000
24,800 Sq. Ft.
September 22, 2014 Joliet, IL

Lester represented Represented Lessor

Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
Steven Condie, SIOR, CCIM
Newmark Knight Frank ACRES
Salt Lake City, UT
Industrial Lease
5,000 Sq. Ft. / 2 Acres
December 1, 2013 Charlotte, NC

A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
John Morrissey, SIOR
Jackson Cross Partners
Wayne, PA
Industrial Lease
115,000 Sq. Ft.
October 1, 2013 Charlotte, NC

Michael DiScala, SIOR
M.F. DiScala and Co.
Norwalk, CT
Herbert Krumsick, SIOR, CCIM, CRE, FRICS
J.P. Weigand & Sons, Inc.
Wichita, KS
Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
Industrial Sale
$5,150,000
September 14, 2012 Rock Hill, SC

Steven Tick, SIOR
Colliers International
Rosemont, IL
Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
Other Lease
$79,200
2 Acres
June 1, 2012 Mccook, IL

Patricia Loveall, SIOR
Kidder Mathews
Seattle, WA
A. Scott Hensley, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties / CORFAC International
Charlotte, NC
Lester Osborn, SIOR, CCIM
Piedmont Properties
Charlotte, NC
Industrial Lease
$2,061,562
50,000 Sq. Ft.
November 1, 2010 Sailisbury, NC

Patricia represented Infiltrator Systems, Inc.

A. Scott represented Infiltrator Systems, Inc.

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