Joaquin Canals 2020-10-12T20:20:36+00:00

Joaquin Canals

Joaquin Canals

Senior VP

NAI Carolantic Realty, Inc.
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Career Summary

Joaquin Canals, having over 36 years’ experience in commercial real estate, joined NAI Carolantic Realty in 1991. Knowledgeable concerning all aspects of leasing and brokerage, he has completed over 900 transactions. His specialties include leasing and sales.


Joaquin has B.A. degree in Political Science from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

Select Client List

  • Airborne/DHL: Handled site selection and lease negotiations for them in Raleigh and throughout Eastern NC.
  • US Postal Service: Represented the client in the disposition of property in Raleigh and throughout Eastern NC.
  • Fresenius Medical Care: Represented client in land acquisitions and lease negotiations in Raleigh and throughout Eastern NC.
  • Confederation Life Insurance: Handled the leasing and property disposition of their building in Raleigh.
  • Performance Cycle: Handled site selection and lease negotiations for them in Raleigh and Cary.
  • K-Mart: Handled disposition of excess properties throughout NC.
  • E. C. Barton: Site selection throughout NC & SC.
  • CompUSA: Site selection for office and retail stores in Raleigh and Durham.
  • European Wax Centers: Site selection throughout NC.
  • Lanco of Minnesota: Disposition of land and industrial buildings in NC.

Professional Affiliations & Organizations

NAI Global: NAI Carolantic has been the Raleigh/Durham office for NAI Global since 1982. This organization enables us to assist clients in multi-market expansions or dispositions throughout the world.

Triangle Commercial Association of Realtors (TCAR): An organization of licensed commercial real estate brokers, enabling members to advance their education and knowledge of issues impacting commercial real estate on local, state and national levels.


Triangle Commercial Association of Realtors Frontier Awards: Million Dollar Retail Leasing Club for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015.

CoStar Power Broker: 2007 Top Retail Leasing Broker

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NAI Global Member firms are owned and operated by local market leaders which means they have far more at stake than the average commercial real estate brokerage: as owner-operated firms their entire existence hinges on your total satisfaction and the strength of their relationship with you. As a result, our Members take your business personally.

At NAI Carolantic, you can be confident that your needs will be our top priority – not just our next assignment – because our Members’ success is entirely dependent on your success. Our seamless network with NAI Global offers over 180 brokerage and property management firms with 6,700 professional local market leaders around the world are completely committed to your needs. They are all actively managed to work cohesively in your local market or around the world, sharing their very best ideas with a singular purpose: exceeding your expectations to earn your business again and again.

This highly personal and unwavering commitment to service excellence can’t be duplicated anywhere else and is the powerful common thread that runs through all of our firms – setting the entire NAI Global network far apart from the competition.


Call on NAI Carolantic when you need sales, leasing, property management, development, build-to-suit, facilities management,  asset management, receivership, consolidation, or investment services. Use our services with confidence.

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