Outer Banks Commercial Real Estate Newsletter September 2020

by Larry Lombardi, on Sep 14, 2020 2:16:41 PM

CCED CRE Craig CopeCRE Agent Spotlight:

Craig Cope

Executive Vice President, Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate



  • Originally from the Philadelphia area
  • Moved to Hampton Roads in 2001 for a job opportunity
  • Lives in Virginia Beach
  • Married to Gail Cope
  • Two children: Grace and Alex
How long have you been working in commercial real estate?

34 years

How did you first get into real estate?

Through two fraternity brothers

What was your first CRE transaction?

A 1200 sq. ft. office lease

What was your most memorable CRE transaction?

Any time I did business with a client more than one time

What's your favorite part of working in CRE?

An opportunity to work with people in all facets of commercial real estate.

What’s the biggest misconception about CRE?

That it is an easy business to get started in and that you can make a lot of money immediately.

Can you share one great piece of advice for someone looking to buy/lease commercial property or land?

Make sure you underwrite a deal very carefully and take all necessary precautions during a due diligence process.

What is your favorite thing about the Outer Banks?

I love to vacation the OBX. The pace of life is very relaxing.

What's your favorite way to spend your free time?

Recreational activities... boating, fishing, exercising, reading.

(757) 761-4808


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