John Hibbits’ data-driven approach gives his clients a valuable edge in achieving returns that have changed the expectations of many for the value of real estate in Raleigh’s Central Business District. Over the past seven years, he has completed more than $160 million in real estate transactions.
A Raleigh native, John is committed to working hard and giving back to the community through Vintage Church and other non-profit work. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Triangle Commercial Association of Realtors and was selected to represent the state association in its search for its new headquarters in Downtown Raleigh.
Prior to joining the firm as a broker in 2010, John was instrumental in researching, compiling and analyzing market data for NAI Carolantic’s Annual Triangle Commercial Real Estate Conference. The event, by invitation only, attracts over 1,800 business leaders and officials and is held each January at the PNC Arena. In addition, he has created momentum indices and owner maps of his specialty submarket, Raleigh’s Central Business District.
A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, John majored in Advertising with a focus in marketing and minor in Creative Writing.
Select Client List
Investment: Origin Investments, Barronof Holdings, & Beacon Develpoment.
Multifamily: Aspen Heights, Sir Walter Limited Partnership, Alliance, John and Marie Winter Revocable Trusts, Artesia, & Landmark.
Hospitality: CN Hotels, Behringer Investments, Winwood, Encore Lodging, & Summit Hospitality.
Specialty & Retail: Lonerider Beer, Big Boss Brewing, Trophy Brewing, Raleigh Brewing, Triangle Rock Club, Home Comfort Furniture, Trig Modern Furniture, & Fast Med Urgent Care.
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. John has served on the Board since 2014 and leads the group’s Political Affairs initiative.
North Carolina Association of Realtors (NCAR): Board Member.
Triangle Commercial Association of Realtors Frontier Awards: Named to the Million Dollar
Industrial Leasing Club in 2011, 2012, 2013, & 2014; Million Dollar Sales Club in 2015, 2016, 2017, &
2018; and the Million Dollar Retail Leasing Club in 2012, 2016, & 2018.
CoStar Power Broker: Named a Power Broker in 2011, 2013, and 2018.
Triangle Land Conservancy: A non-profit organization dedicated to permanently preserving the most important natural and working lands in the Triangle region. Their record, as of 2010, includes over 9,500 acres of protected land.
Campus Crusade: Organization charged with helping UNC-Chapel Hill students develop into leaders both in ministry and in life through small group counseling.
Vintage Church: Community of faith dedicated to serving the city of Raleigh through social justice issues.
Fireproof Ministries: The umbrella ministry for a series of websites dedicated to addiction counseling and family help. John worked as a counselor and volunteer speaker.
F3: Leadership in fitness/community service organization (f3nation.com)