Appalachian Commercial Real Estate
  • About ACRE

    The vision of Appalachian Commercial Real Estate came from the realization that the process of Commercial Real Estate is difficult. That a company could have the expertise to bring solutions to these complex questions and problems. With this in mind the mission statement of Appalachian Commercial Real Estate is “Giving our clients the information and resources they need in order to make informed decisions regarding the complexities of commercial real estate. We will work to understand our clients’ needs and work in the most efficient manner to resolve them. We will remain experts of commercial real estate within northwest North Carolina.”

    So often users and owners of commercial think that they can do it on their own. While we commend these fearless few, we would ask you a few questions. When you are sick, do you try to diagnose yourself only to wish you had just gone to the doctor. When you are in trouble with the law, do you try and stand up in front of the judge and explain yourself only to think I really should of hired an attorney. When it time to do your taxes, do you try and understand every tax form ever created and make sure each number is where its suppose to be or do you hire a tax professional to do it for you. This same theory is applicable to commercial real estate. When it comes to questions or concerns, whether straightforward or intricate, we want to be a resource and the expert that you rely on.

    We know who our competitors are and while we hold a great amount of respect for them, we also know that our expertise, market data and technological savvy brings a new face to the commercial real estate market. We challenge you to contact us and give us an opportunity to provide exceptional commercial real estate services to you or your company.
  • James R. Milner III, CCIM

    James is the President and Owner of Appalachian Commercial Real Estate. He has been actively involved in Commercial Real Estate in the High Country area since 2008. He is the only commercial real estate broker in the Boone area to obtain the highly respected CCIM designation. Click here to learn more about what a CCIM is.

    He has worked with a wide spectrum of clients to include local investors and national franchisees. Career highlights include a build to suit long term lease for national franchise tenant along with a strategic buy for a multifamily investor. In 2014, he was given the opportunity to speak on the Social Media Panel at ICSC Carolinas Idea Exchange.

    Along with being a licensed NC Real Estate Broker, James is also a NC Trainee Real Estate Appraiser and NC Certified Paralegal.

    James currently serves on the Board of Directors for North Carolina CCIM Chapter; CLVEN, LLC, a subsidiary of Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity, Inc. and the Town of Boone Board of Adjustment. He has previously served on the Board of Directors for the Western Youth Network, Young Professionals of Boone and was an advisor for the Epsilon Rho Chapter of Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity.

    James is married to his wife, Catharine and together have a son, Peter.