Ron Hamilton Closes $2.2 Million Deal

Athens, GA-June 20, 2018—Commercial agent Ron Hamilton closed a $2.2 million deal on a 10,000 square foot medical clinic in early June. The clinic is located in the immediate area of the largest Kroger in the state of Georgia off highway 29 North. The current tenant of the medical facility will remain as they have for the past 15 years. Ron states, “This is an exciting area for commercial realtors in Athens, GA as this property sold almost immediately after being put on the market”.


ATHENS, Ga-June 4, 2018 – David Torbert of Coldwell Banker Commercial Upchurch Realty was recently honored as a graduate of the Coldwell Banker Commercial Emerging Broker Training (EBT) program.

Fred Schmidt, President, and COO of Coldwell Banker Commercial Affiliates Inc., notes, “I am very proud of all the recent graduates of the Emerging Brokers Training program for having completed a rigorous curriculum to enhance their knowledge of such a complex and dynamic business. These individuals are on the path to becoming the future leaders of commercial real estate.”

The Emerging Broker Training is a four-month, comprehensive education program targeted at Coldwell Banker Commercial professionals with one year or less experience in commercial sales/leasing. The program covers the key components of the commercial real estate industry and is a blend of traditional classroom learning followed by live online classes, self-paced learning, and structured participation of a mentor in the home office. The program then ends with three more days of classroom learning.

Torbert joined the Upchurch Realty team as a licensed associate in July 2017. Torbert has a 26-year career history in the forestry industry, providing experience and expertise in large land deals and agricultural representation. He is now educated in all commercial real estate sectors and looks forward to using his Emerging Broker Training as a means to jumpstart and propel his career in Commercial Real Estate.

Coldwell Banker Commercial Upchurch Realty Hires New Intern out of The University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business

Athens, GA-May 15, 2018

Upchurch Realty’s commercial department hires Catherine Bray, a senior at The University of Georgia majoring in Real Estate through the Terry College of Business on April 30, 2018.

Catherine is an Athens native whose eye for design, love for Athens, and sales skills drew her to the real estate industry. She graduated from Prince Avenue Christian School in 2015 and began her journey at the University of Georgia that fall. During the past three years she has actively volunteered in the community, stayed involved in her sorority, held a part time job, and excelled academically as she pursues a real estate degree and entrepreneurship certificate.

“We are thrilled to have Catherine join our team here at Upchurch Realty. She is determined to learn the day to day responsibilities of commercial real estate brokerage, and we look forward helping her grow professionally,” stated Katie Reeves, Commercial Coordinator.

Catherine has been hired on to assist in marketing the department, individual agents, and the company’s property inventory. Her responsibilities also include researching market statistics and assisting the Commercial Coordinator with management tasks and daily operations.


 Sunday, April 29, 2018

APRIL 2018- Last week, President and Broker of Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty, Charlie Upchurch III, Commercial Coordinator Katie Reeves, and Commercial Agent Roby Redwine traveled to Orlando to attend the annual CBC Global Conference from April 16th-18th. The conference was an opportunity to take advantage of multiple industry education sessions, learn from top performers, and network with CBC affiliates.


The education sessions covered topics such as business development, leadership, technological innovations, economic outlook of commercial markets, social media, and more.


The keynote speaker was Mike Eruzione, former captain of the 1980 USA Olympic Hockey Team. In his motivational speech, he discussed ways to reach a higher level of performance and qualities such as teamwork and discipline that help you achieve your goals, all fitting with the overall conference theme of growing your business. Charlie was able to meet with him for a hand shake and photo opportunity after the speech.


Katie Reeves had this to say of the event:


“The goal of traveling to these annual events is to gain industry insight and communicate with professionals outside of our market in order to apply that wealth of knowledge to Coldwell Banker Commercial Upchurch Realty and improve the ways in which we serve our clients.”