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Craig Waites elected to Colliers | South Carolina’s Board of Directors


Columbia, SC – The shareholders of Colliers International South Carolina, Inc., known as Colliers | South Carolina, have elected E. Craig Waites, Jr. to a two-year term on the company’s Board of Directors. Waites succeeds Charles W. (Chuck) Salley in this position.  

“Our shareholders were pleased to elect Craig to our Board of Directors,” said John Folsom, President and CEO of Colliers | South Carolina. “We are grateful to Craig for his 25 years of service at Colliers and his deep commitments to our company, his colleagues and the community. Additionally, we are very appreciative of the Board of Directors term served by Chuck Salley, a 40-year professional with Colliers.” 

Waites, who began his career with Colliers in 1995, is a Vice President of the Company. He specializes in commercial property sales and land brokerage. He has often been recognized by Colliers, as well as the Central Carolina REALTORS® Association, as a top producer, including receiving Colliers USA’s Everest Award in 2016 ranking him among the top 10% of all Colliers brokers in the U.S.

He is a 1992 graduate of Washington and Lee University and holds numerous memberships and affiliations in the real estate industry. Additionally, he is a 1998 graduate of Leadership Columbia, was named to The State Newspaper’s “20 under 40” in 2010 and served on the City of Columbia’s Planning Commission. He is active in leadership roles with the United Way of the Midlands, Trinity Cathedral, Healthy Learners and is the former Chair of the Board of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina. 

Colliers | South Carolina’s Board of Directors is the governing body of the 115-year-old commercial real estate firm which has offices in Charleston, Columbia, Greenville and Spartanburg.


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Craig Waites

Managing Director


I have been with Colliers since 1995, specializing in site selection, land brokerage and the sale of retail/owner-occupied properties. I have completed over 425 transactions with a cumulative value of $350 million.

My niche and expertise are in land valuation, planning and the entitlement process in order to enhance value for land owners. I have extensive zoning efforts, permitting, consultation and predevelopment issues associated with area muncipalities and the South Carolina Department of Transportation.Transportation.

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