Carl F. Blackwell, CCIM

Senior Vice President | Partner

Practice Areas

Retail Sales and Leasing

› Development

› Redevelopment

› Tenant & Landlord Representation

› Consulting

› Leasing & Subleasing of Second Generation Boxes


Carl is currently Senior Vice President/Partner of Commonwealth Commercial Partners, LLC. With over 38 years of experience in retail leasing and sales, Carl has leased or sold in excess of 4 million square feet of retail property. Responsibilities throughout his career cut a wide swath across retail transactions, to include renovating, expanding and re-merchandising shopping centers, pre-leasing of proposed centers, out-parcel sales and leasing, site selection and development, tenant representation, single tenant build-to-suits, shopping center sales and leasing, vacant box retro-fits, sales and leasing.

Carl’s distinguished list of clients served includes A & N Stores, Allied Fashion, Burlington Coat, Big Lots, Captech, Cato, Country Cookin’, Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Duke University, Farmers Home Furniture, Firestone, Family Dollar, Food Lion, Fresh Market, Goodwill, Harbor Freight, Jared Jewelry, Kroger, Lowe’s, Lowes Foods, McDonalds, Merchants Tire, Northern Tool, One Price Clothing, Peebles, Rental Works, Sagebrush Steakhouse, Schewel Furniture, Shades of Light, TJMaxx, Tractor Supply Company, Rural King and Walmart.


Hampden-Sydney College, Bachelor of Arts


› CCIM – Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute

› Virginia & North Carolina Real Estate License

› International Council of Shopping Centers

› St. Andrews Association

› Grace & Holy Trinity Church Endowment Committee

› International Council of Shopping Centers Member