Dave Allison

Advisory & Corporate Services | Director of Communications & Technology

Specialties: Business Development, Brokerage, Corporate Services

Scope of Service Experience

Mr. Allison joined NAI Southern Real Estate in 2005. NAI Southern Real Estate, founded in 1899, is the oldest full service commercial real estate firm in Charlotte, specializing in property management, acquisitions and dispositions, landlord and tenant representation, investment sales, land assemblages and development.

Dave provides advisory and corporate services as well as being the director of communications and technology for NAI Southern Real Estate. His expertise is relied upon for all aspects of marketing the company and the services provided; in securing client assignments, enhancing owner, tenant and buyer representation and providing research and analysis throughout the Charlotte area as well as managing other key areas of the business.

He has an active leadership and management role in determining the best ways to showcase the company, market the real estate represented, promote and prospect business for the firm and their clients as well as general advisory and client services support, sales and management. He also has 21+ years experience in GIS (Geographic Information Systems) where he researches, develops and utilizes GIS, supplying clients with valuable analytical tools.

Background & Experience

Mr. Allison is a native of Charlotte and has 24+ years experience combined in Real Estate, GIS (Geographic Information Systems), Design, IT and the Supply Chain/ Logistics Business. Prior to joining NAI Southern Real Estate he had extensive experience in the GIS and Cartography business involving areas in: GIS Analysis, Instruction, Consulting, Sales, Business Management, Business Development, Product Development and Operations. He was a previous ESRI business partner, attended ESRI conferences, seminars and workshops regionally and nationally.

He also has experience in small businesses, as an owner operator, providing services in the Marketing, Design and IT fields. Some of the services provided in that area were; marketing, advertising, graphic design, web development, photography, print and digital media services including social media development and support. He provided technology support for businesses and residential clients, specializing in systems implementation, networking, backup systems, security, software, hardware, general IT support, implementation of cloud based technologies including remote hosting services, cloud data storage as well as domain registration, administration and implementation.

Prior to Real Estate and GIS, he had worked in the Supply Chain / Logistics business as an account manager on 25+ accounts with small to large industrial suppliers and manufacturers throughout the southeast region.

Professional Associations & Designations

  • Member of CRCBR (Charlotte Regional Commercial Board of Realtors)
  • Licensed Broker in North & South Carolina (2008 to present)
  • Licensed (eligible) BIC in North Carolina (2020 to present)
  • LEED® Green Associate – Member of USGBC

Community Involvement

  • Member of BNI – 2022
  • Sponsor for Wake Forest ALP (Action Learning Projects) Masters Program – 2018 & 2019
  • Charlotte Curling Association – Board of Directors – 2019-2022
  • Charlotte Curling Association – Corporate Events Commissioner – 2018 to Present
  • Charlotte Excelsior Lodge, #261, York Rite and Scottish Rite

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NAI Southern Real Estate
4201 Congress Street
Suite 170
Charlotte, NC  28209