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Colliers Raleigh Wins Listing of Office Building Under Renovation Near Village District

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Renovations for 702 Oberlin are set to be completed in the Summer of 2022.

Colliers International Raleigh (“Colliers”) announced today that it has been selected by Beacon Partners, a North Carolina corporation, as the leasing agent for their recently acquired office building located at 702 Oberlin Road.


The property is located on the highly desired Oberlin Road, steps away from the Village District, which offers tenants numerous restaurants and amenities.  Built in 1985, the property is set to receive numerous renovations including an updated façade, an updated lobby, common area, and restrooms. Renovations are anticipated to be complete by the end of summer 2022. The building has four floors with varying current availabilities to suit prospective tenants’ needs.


Eric Forshee, senior vice president, will serve Beacon as the landlord representative.

“Colliers is thrilled to represent Beacon in their leasing of 702 Oberlin,” said Forshee. “702 Oberlin is in an unmatched location and Beacon’s vision for the renovations of the building will make it even more highly desirable.”

Beacon Partners is a commercial real estate development and management firm. Its portfolio includes office, industrial, flex, land and retail throughout North Carolina and South Carolina.


About Colliers International

Colliers (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading diversified professional services and investment management company. With operations in 67 countries, our more than 15,000 enterprising professionals work collaboratively to provide expert advice to real estate occupiers, owners, and investors. For more than 25 years, our experienced leadership with significant insider ownership has delivered compound annual investment returns of almost 20% for shareholders. With annualized revenues of $3.0 billion ($3.3 billion including affiliates) and $40 billion of assets under management, we maximize the potential of property and accelerate the success of our clients and our people. Learn more at, Twitter @Colliers or LinkedIn.


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Eric Forshee

Senior Vice President


Eric Forshee has over 11 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, with his primary responsibilities including landlord representation of office and life science properties for both institutional and local owners in both the Triangle and Charlotte. In addition, he is involved with tenant representation for both international and local clients. Since 2009, Eric has leased over 3 million square feet totaling over $300 million in value.

Prior to joining Colliers, Eric started his career in Charlotte with The Spectrum Companies and aided in the leasing of their approximately 1.1 million square feet of high-rise office towers in Charlotte’s CBD, and approximately 1.2 million square feet of suburban property consisting of both office and flex product. Relocating to The Triangle in 2014, Eric led the leasing of The Spectrum Companies Triangle portfolio, consisting of over 2.5 million square feet.

A native of Hickory, NC, Eric has lived in Raleigh for six years. He and his wife, Andrea, have a dog (Bearn) and cat (Winnie), and enjoy traveling the world together. Additionally, Eric is a big sports fan, especially the Tar Heels.

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