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Carolina Retail Experts John Orr

John Orr



Real estate industry veterans John Orr, Elyse Welch and Lindsey Halter, all certified commercial investment members, recently announced the formation and launch of Carolina Retail Experts, a commercial real estate company focused on creating “long-term value” for owners, retailers and businesses Company focuses investors in the rapidly changing commercial market.

Orr is the president and agent in charge who manages the retail services platform and day-to-day operations at Carolina Retail Experts’ Charleston headquarters. He has successfully completed over 5 million square feet of retail business including leases, acquisitions, divestitures and bespoke developments.



Carolina retail experts Elyse Welch

Elyse Welch



Which is a partner of the company. She takes care of the rental services, the representation of the national festival tent tenants and the development services.



Carolina Retail Expert Lindsey Halter

Lindsey Halter



Halter is a partner of the company, which specializes in the brokerage of commercial retail real estate. Her focus is on representing landlords in investment grade retail. She is responsible for the daily contact for the rental services.

The company intends to quickly adapt, pivot, and develop solutions that are “smart, strategic, and sustainable”. Carolina Retail Experts represents property owners through collaborative leasing strategies to drive property value and community growth “by translating retail concepts into businesses that impact the culture in local communities and investors by providing insights that are beyond the numbers go out.”