Shane Bull of Grubb & Ellis|Thomas Linderman Graham Appointed President-Elect of TCAR

Local Commercial Real Estate Advisor will Continue to Lead Association’s CIE Committee to Improve Member Benefits

[USPRwire, Wed Dec 16 2009] Grubb & Ellis|Thomas Linderman Graham, a leading Triangle real estate services firm, announced today that Shane Bull, real estate advisor, was appointed to serve on the 2010 Triangle Commercial Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors as President-Elect. In his role, Bull will serve under TCAR President Bret Muller, associate partner of Capital Associates, and will continue to lead the Technology committee, as well as the Commercial Information Exchange committee. He will also join the Executive Committee to assist Muller, George York (York Properties), Claire Corsmeier (Grubb Management Inc.), and Kim Brennan (TCAR) in executing the association’s plan.

"We are very excited to have Shane serving as President-Elect next year,” says Muller. “Shane's energy, experience, and expertise in commercial real estate will contribute greatly to our association.”

TCAR is one of 1,800 local boards and associations of REALTORS® nationwide that comprise the National Association of REALTORS® and is the second largest commercial overlay board in North Carolina with 600 members. The association was established in 1995 and serves a 14-county area for real estate practitioners, appraisers, property managers, and other professionals allied with the real estate industry.

This year, Bull helped form the CIE committee, which consists of key people at area brokerages. Their feedback will ultimately be implemented to improve TCAR member benefits. Bull says that he is looking forward to serving with Muller and to increasing the value and benefits of being a member of TCAR.

“Bret's leadership, accounting expertise and eye for the bottom line will continue to help our TCAR association position itself well into the future,” says Bull. “I remain inspired by the enthusiasm and energy of my fellow TCAR members and look forward to another exciting and productive term.”

About Shane Bull:
With 15 years of business experience, Bull works closely with commercial tenants to find the best fit, best lease, best space, and best performing locations available. Shane currently serves on the Board of Directors for Triangle Commercial Association of Realtors (TCAR) and on committees for Downtown Raleigh Alliance, Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, NC Restaurant and Lodging Association (NCRLA), and Urban Land Institute (ULI). He is also a member of International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and National Association of REALTORS. His clients include Radio Shack, Smoothie King, and Aladdin’s Eatery Systems. Shane works with Grubb & Ellis|Thomas Linderman Graham in handling general brokerage relationships for retail, office, and investment properties. For more information, visit

About Grubb & Ellis|Thomas Linderman Graham:
Grubb & Ellis|Thomas Linderman Graham is a full-service commercial real estate company with offices in Raleigh, Chapel Hill and Durham, North Carolina. As locally owned and operated affiliate of Grubb & Ellis, the Company specializes in serving the Triangle region and areas east to the North Carolina Coast, providing market presence and exclusive coverage for Grubb & Ellis in these markets. For more information, visit

About Grubb & Ellis:
Named to The Global Outsourcing 100™ in 2009 by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals™, Grubb & Ellis Company (NYSE: GBE) is one of the largest and most respected commercial real estate services and investment companies in the world. Our 6,000 professionals in more than 130 company-owned and affiliate offices draw from a unique platform of real estate services, practice groups and investment products to deliver comprehensive, integrated solutions to real estate owners, tenants and investors. The firm’s transaction, management, consulting and investment services are supported by highly regarded proprietary market research and extensive local expertise. Through its investment subsidiaries, the company is a leading sponsor of real estate investment programs that provide individuals and institutions the opportunity to invest in a broad range of real estate investment vehicles, including public non-traded real estate investment trusts (REITs), tenant-in-common (TIC) investments suitable for tax-deferred 1031 exchanges, mutual funds and other real estate investment funds. For more information, visit

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