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Real estate development inspires me to create something new on every project. I try to put myself in the shoes of the end user and to create an experience as much as a product.

Randy Bates

Partner - Raleigh
Raleigh, NC

Located in Raleigh, Randy is charged with sourcing and developing new multifamily and commercial sites in the Triangle area.

With more than 30 years experience in a variety of real estate endeavors, Randy is responsible for finding multifamily and commercial sites in the Triangle Region, with a speciality in identifying new ventures and collaborating with new partners. When Childress Klein approached Randy in the fall of 2019 to discuss new development opportunities in Raleigh, he joined our team and saw an opportunity to grow the market reach.

Randy's primary responsibilities have included the acquisition, development and disposition of residential land, commercial and industrial buildings, and multifamily communities in North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida. He has operated at the Partner or Director level in both small and large firms, typically with entrepreneurial platforms. Areas of expertise include: market analysis, concept development, investor relations, and development execution.

B.A. Business Management | North Carolina State University

Childress Klein
Partner, 2019 - Present

Randolph Development, LLC.
Managing Partner, 1996 - Present

Terwilliger Pappas
Raleigh City Partner, 2016-2017

Wood Partners
Director (Partner), 2004-2008

Keystone Corp.
Vice President, 1982-1996

Urban Land Institute

Did you know?

During the recession my wife and I owned and operated a bowling alley and restaurant.  Real estate is more fun!

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Keystone Technology Center, RTP, NC
1.0 MM SF Warehouse and Flex/Office

Southampton Apartments, Mount Pleasant, SC
240 Units I Multifamily

Belle Hall Apartments, Mount Pleasant, SC
240 Units I Multifamily

Ashley Ridge, North Charleston, SC
85 Single Family lots

Mayfaire Condominiums, Wilmington, NC
60 For Sale Condominiums

Alta Shores, North Charleston, SC
240 Units I Multifamily

Vista Sands, Summerville, SC
285 Units I Multifamily

Alta Brookwood, Greenville, SC
275 Units I Multifamily

Alta Crescent, Greer, SC
240 Units I Multifamily

Meeting Street Lofts, Charleston, SC
344 Units I Multifamily

Portside Distribution Center, Summerville, SC
400,000 SF I Distribution Warehouses