LCRE Partners is a boutique commercial real estate service firm specializing in retail, mixed use and office properties in the Piedmont area of the Carolinas.
Local market knowledge coupled with the resources of a national firm make LCRE an ideal partner for Landlords and Tenants alike. Our innovative, targeted marketing strategies create a competitive advantage for Landlord clients. Access to sophisticated real estate analytics, comprehensive property data, and powerful demographics software level the playing field against the competition.
LCRE Partners, LLC is a licensed real estate firm in North and South Carolina.
chapman.chastain at lcrepartners.com
Chapman Chastain is a licensed broker in the State of North Carolina proudly serving Charlottes local business community with their real estate needs.
Originally from Alabama, Chapman attended school at Troy University. Passionate about exploring new places, he then spent time living in Breckenridge and Denver, CO. His experience in Colorado taught him to appreciate the value of small businesses and local markets.
Chapman relocated to Charlotte in 2016 to start a family with his fiancé. They enjoy spending their free time playing tennis, hiking, and discovering everything Charlotte has to offer.
jon.dixon at lcrepartners.com
Jon Dixon is a licensed broker in North Carolina, and serves in a leadership role at LCRE Partners. Jon specializes in sourcing, funding and managing commercial real estate assets with a particular focus in the Carolinas, ranging from $1M-10M in size. Jon has been involved on the principal side of over $30M of commercial real estate in the past 3 years. Ongoing projects and past investments include, adaptive reuse, single family development, multifamily apartments, and management of over 100,000 square feet of commercial real estate.
Prior to joining LCRE Partners, Jon lived in New York City where he was an equity derivatives sales trader at FGC Securities covering hedge funds, asset managers and investment banks. Mr. Dixon began his career with Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he worked in Structured Products focused on real estate. There he participated in all aspects of over $3 billion in Commercial Real Estate Collateral Debt Obligations. Mr. Dixon holds the Series 63 and 7 licenses.
Mr. Dixon is a Charlotte native and graduate of both the Charlotte Country Day School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he studied psychology and economics. Mr. Dixon is a member of Myers Park Presbyterian Church, a Trustee of Capital Resorts Group and a board member of The Corners Society, a Charlotte based non-profit that focuses 100% of its resources within the local community. He currently resides in Charlotte, NC with his wife and two daughters.
Acquisition & Development Partner
mark.ethridge at lcrepartners.com
Mark is an Acquisition & Development Partner at LCRE Capital and is responsible for sourcing, funding, structuring and managing real estate investments on behalf of the company. Prior to joining LCRE, Mark was a Vice President at Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital where he arranged debt and equity financing through life insurance companies, securitized loan platforms, commercial banks and private equity funds. Between 2014 and 2017, Mark originated or co-originated 38 transactions totaling over $375 million. Mark was a financial analyst at Bellwether Enterprise (formerly Capital Advisors) before being promoted to his role as a loan orignator and started his career as a commercial real estate broker at Argos Real Estate Advisors.
Mark currently sits on the Center City Partners’ affordable housing task force and is chair of the programs committee for ULI’s Young Leaders Group. He also serves in leadership positions at NAIOP and Urban Ministry Center. Mark is a Charlotte native and graduated from Princeton University in 2010.
davis.hahn at lcrepartners.com
Davis Hahn is a licensed real estate broker in North and South Carolina, servicing retail and office commercial properties. Davis' current portfolio includes properties in the Piedmont area of the Carolinas from the Charlotte MSA to the Triad in Winston-Salem and Greensboro, and also in Western NC.
Davis' areas of practice include retail leasing of more than 2 million square feet of neighborhood and regional shopping centers, office leasing in and around the Charlotte MSA, and Investment Sales of Net Leased, Multi-tenant Retail & Office properties.
A native of Charlotte, Davis is a graduate of North Carolina State University and Providence Day School. Some of his hobbies include playing golf, reading, and being outdoors.
heath.knott at lcrepartners.com
Heath graduated Clemson University in 1996 with a BS in Financial Management with a concentration in commercial real estate and a minor in Accounting. After graduation he immediately began working with The Tuttle Company, where he brokered transactions from the locations for the movie the Patriot to retail/ restaurants in the Charlotte Metro area.
Developing and brokering a significant part of Manchester Village in Rock Hill, Heath was involved in a Consolidated Theatre, Hilton Hotel, restaurants, retail, and apartments. In 2000 he founded The Providence Group of the Carolinas, where he worked until 2004 when he sold out of his interest in the company.
Since the beginning of his career, he has been involved in the development of a Harris Teeter anchored center, a Trader Joe's anchored center, a lifestyle power center anchored by Target, and Consolidated Theaters. In the past 7 years he has broadened his experience to Medical and Professional office with the development of more than 200,000 sf, and the investment sale of nearly $100 million dollars of high quality medical office assets.
Most recently Heath worked At Flagship Capital Partners, as their Vice President of Asset Management, while also running York Ventures, a commercial real estate development and brokerage company based in Charlotte.
aaron.ligon at lcrepartners.com
Aaron Ligon is a Certified Property Manager and a licensed Broker in NC/SC. Aaron is proficient in Leasing & Brokerage, Development and Investment Sales. Aaron annually ranks among the leading producers in the Charlotte MSA.
Aaron began his real estate career in 2003 and has developed office, medical-office, retail, multi-family residential, and single-family residential properties.
Aaron is an ultra-marathon runner, and lives in Dilworth with his wife and 2 sons. In 2005, Aaron co-founded Charlotte Succession, a local 501(c)3 corporation for young professionals, and served as chair for 3 years. Aaron also serves in various roles with the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art.
jfrankmartin at gmail.com
Over three decades of Charlotte's growth, Frank Martin has been among the city's most active and respected real estate professionals. Following graduation from the University of North Carolina, where he was a Morehead Scholar and member of Phi Beta Kappa, he served in the U.S. Navy. Upon discharge, he entered Harvard Business School as a Spencer Love Fellow.
After receiving his MBA, Frank joined an Atlanta firm developing resort real estate in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida. Several years later, he moved to Charlotte, where he began his own development firm. Since then he has developed a wide range of properties including Infill condominium and mixed use developments, Single family subdivisions, Conversions of apartments to condominiums, Subdivision of commercial sites, and Medical office buildings.
He has served as president of the Homebuilders Association of Charlotte; commissioner of the Charlotte Housing Authority; chairman of Sustainable North Carolina, a business-oriented environmental advocacy group; chairman of The Harvest Center, non-profit providing meals for the homeless; and chairman of Sugar Creek Charter School, a K-8 school serving low income, minority children.