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R.W. Holmes Strengthens Team with Hire of Industry Veteran David Gilkie

Posted by Samantha on October 22, 2020

R.W. Holmes Realty is pleased to announce the addition of David Gilkie, SIOR, CCIM, to our brokerage team. David will be joining R.W. Holmes as a Senior Vice President. With over 30 years of experience in commercial real estate, David specializes in the north suburban Boston office & industrial market. David has transacted over 7,500,000 SF of deals with an aggregate value of over 400,000,000.

David is a current board member of the New England Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), a past President of the New England CCIM Chapter, and serves on the board of the Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence.  David also holds an MBA from Babson College.

David’s focus will be primarily within the North Boston industrial, office, and science-oriented market to service both landlords and tenants with corporate real estate leasing, acquisitions, and dispositions.

In 2019, R.W. Holmes President, Garry Holmes, implemented a new growth strategy for the independent firm to continue to remain one of the top brokerages in Greater Boston. R.W. Holmes has been working to expand both market presence and the executive team.  

“I’ve known Garry for a long time. Throughout the years, I have consistently been impressed with the expertise and integrity within his firm. Everyone at R.W. Holmes is very dedicated to uphold the firm’s exceptional 44 year reputation.”  – David Gilkie

“Our growth strategy focuses on providing the same top quality, hands-on service but modernizing those services to be more entrepreneurial and creative.  We know our team has the experience to advise the major corporate players and now the focus is on expanding our capabilities to be the go-to option for clients that want a more attentive and agile real estate advisor” explains Dean Blackey, Managing Director of R.W. Holmes.   

“We are extremely excited to have David on our team and expect to have more news soon about other new additions to R.W. Holmes as we continue our growth strategy” Blackey said.

About R.W. Holmes Realty

Since 1976, R.W. Holmes Realty has assisted corporations and investor/developers with their local, national and international real estate needs.   R.W. Holmes specializes in property leasing, investment sales, tenant representation, consulting, and asset management.

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