Blake Thomas

Senior Vice President
Capital Markets Group

  • Raleigh-Durham
  • 5440 Wade Park Boulevard
  • Suite 200
  • Raleigh, NC 27607 US

As Senior Vice President on the Capital Markets team, Blake specializes in the acquisition and disposition of investment properties, representing a variety of clients from high-net-worth investors and family offices to private equity funds and developers. Blake’s range of experience over the last 18 years in includes sales and leasing, development, finance, and construction. His focus includes office, medical office, industrial, and retail properties, with extensive experience in sale/leasebacks and 1031 transactions. Since joining Avison Young, he has completed nearly $400m of investment sales transactions. 

Blake earned his MBA at UCLA Anderson School of Management, and his BS in Engineering Management and MS in Civil Engineering from Vanderbilt University. He has his Professional Engineering License and has completed over $100 million of office and institutional development in South Florida.



  • Vanderbilt University, BS, Engineering Management
  • Vanderbilt University, MS, Civil Engineering
  • UCLA Anderson School of Management, MBA
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, North Carolina
  • Licensed Professional Engineer, Florida


Professional Affiliations

  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Member, Urban Land Institute (ULI)


Cedarock Commons
2401-2589 Eric Lane
Burlington, NC 27215
Retail For Sale
1316 S. Miami Boulevard
1316 S. Miami Boulevard
Durham, NC 27703
Land For Sale
Eastview Center
8101 Emerald Dr
Emerald Isle, NC 28594
Retail For Lease
2126 Hodge Road
2126 Hodge Road
Knightdale, NC 27545
Land For Sale