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Carl F. Blackwell, CCIM

Senior Vice President / Partner


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Practice Areas

  • Retail sales and leasing
  • Development
  • Redevelopment
  • Tenant & Landlord representation
  • Consulting
  • Leasing & Subleasing of Second Generation Boxes


Carl is currently Senior Vice President/Partner of Commonwealth Commercial  Partners, LLC. He holds his Virginia Real Estate Broker license, as well as the CCIM designation, the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute’s highest achievement for a combination of classroom study and actual work experience. Carl also holds a B.A. degree in Government, awarded from Hampden-Sydney College, and is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), attending many conferences each year.

With over 30 years of experience in retail leasing and sales, Carl has leased or sold in excess of 3.5 million square feet of retail property. Responsibilities throughout his career cut a wide swath across retail transactions, to include renovating, expanding and re-merchandising shopping centers, pre-leasing of proposed centers, out-parcel sales and leasing, site selection and development, tenant representation, single tenant build-to-suits and shopping center sales.

Carl’s distinguished list of clients served includes A & N Stores, Allied Fashion, Burlington Coat, Big Lots, Captech, Cato, Country Cookin’, Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Duke University, Farmers Home Furniture, Firestone, Family Dollar, Food Lion, Fresh Market, Goodwill, Harbor Freight, Jared Jewelry, Kroger, Lowe’s, Lowes Foods, McDonalds, Merchants Tire, Northern Tool, One Price Clothing, Peebles, Rental Works, Sagebrush Steakhouse, Schewel Furniture, Shades of Light, TJMaxx, Tractor Supply Company, and Walmart.

Education & Professional Certification

Hampden-Sydney College, Bachelor of Arts


CCIM – Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute
Licensed Commonwealth of Virginia Real Estate Broker
North Carolina Real Estate License
International Council of Shopping Centers
St. Andrews Association
Grace & Holy Trinity Church Endowment Committee