Randy Holmes joined Seven Oaks in 2006 as a Principal and is responsible for securing new business opportunities as well as the oversight of all asset management and development services for the firm.
Upon joining Seven Oaks, Randy negotiated the successful acquisition of Riverwood 100, a 500,000 s.f. Class A office building in NW Atlanta on behalf of GEAM for a total investment in excess of $102 million, thus positioning ownership to take advantage of a dynamic recovering market.
Since the acquisition, Seven Oaks has leased approximately 325,000 s.f. of new and renewal space achieving a 90% occupancy level and stabilizing the building.
Randy also successfully assembled 11 acres of additional land adjacent to Riverwood 100 to be developed for up to 800,000 s.f. of Class A office, 90,000 s.f. of retail, a 160-room hotel and over 330 luxury residential units.
- Prior to joining Seven Oaks Company, Randy spent eight years in key leadership positions with Hines in Chicago, Columbus (Ohio) and Atlanta. At Hines, he successfully managed the development, financing, acquisition, disposition, and operations of over $500 million in commercial real estate.
- Randy was responsible for the overall development, asset management and investor relations of Perimeter Summit, a multi-phased, master-planned community ultimately featuring 3 million s.f. of Class A office space, 1,000 multi-family residential units, and accessory retail.
- Randy was the general manager responsible for the $154 million acquisition and ongoing asset management and investor relations of the 900,000 s.f. Atlanta Financial Center in Buckhead.
- During his tenure at Hines, Randy was also responsible for negotiating and closing over $300 million in leasing transactions.
Randy received a BBA in risk management from the University of Georgia and an MBA from the University of North Carolina. He is a member of the Urban Development Mixed-Use Council (Green) of the Urban Land Institute and a member of the ICSC. He also is a former member of the Board of Directors of the DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce.
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“I have known Randy for over 10 years and have worked on various economic development projects with him through his involvement with the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce as well as his role in the private real estate development community. Whatever the task may be, Randy brings the same positive, straightforward attitude that is focused on accomplishing the mission at hand and seeking fair solutions for all sides.”
Maria Mullins, Director of Economic Development, DeKalb County