Robert Van Wormer - Cushman & Wakefield
Bob Van Wormer

Robert Van Wormer

Senior Director

Profile

Bob Van Wormer is Senior Director in the firm’s Raleigh-Durham, NC office and focuses his practice on representing corporate owners and tenants located in the Triangle and across the U.S. With 30 years in corporate real estate and brokerage, he has completed several hundred lease, purchase, disposition and consulting assignments, including several large and complex regional and headquarters projects. 

Mr. Van Wormer’s clients span a broad range of industries, including software and technology, not-for-profit, manufacturing and distribution, professional services, insurance and banking. An office and industrial expert, he also handles select R&D, retail and land projects. Mr. Van Wormer is also one of the few Triangle brokers to handle award winning transactions in each office, retail and industrial categories. Mr. Van Wormer is highly regarded for his friendly demeanor, attention to detail, strategic negotiating skills and unquestionable character. Bob graduated from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, and he is a licensed real estate salesperson in the state of North Carolina.

Awards & Associations

  • Triangle Business Journal SPACE Magazine REDY Deal Award - 2005, 2008, 2010, 2013
  • Triangle Business Journal’s List of “Heavy Hitters” - 2005, 2009
  • Alliance Medical Ministry, Past Board Member and Secretary
  • First United Methodist Church in Cary, Stephen Minister, Long Range Planning, Board of Trustees and Finance Committees
  • Triangle Leadership Forum, Past Alumni Chair

Assignments

  • SunTrust Bank - numerous transactions including 28,000 RSF lease, 22,000 RSF and 10,000 RSF lease restructurings, plus select asset sales (office)
  • Ingram Vital Source - 33,000 RSF lease and expansion (office)
  • PointSource, LLC - 27,500 RSF lease (office)
  • Pro Build - 75,000 RSF lease renewal, 74,000 RSF building purchase and 62,500 RSF building sale (industrial)
  • Flextronics - 290,000 RSF lease termination & 322,000 RSF lease renewal (industrial)
  • King Canopy - 70,000 RSF lease (industrial)
  • American Kennel Club - 75,000 RSF lease (office)
  • Genworth Mortgage Insurance - 129,000 RSF & 117,000 RSF leases (office)
  • BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina - 110,000 RSF lease restructuring and 50,000 RSF purchase (office)
  • Builders Mutual Insurance Company - 90,000 RSF purchase & 46,000 RSF sale (office)
  • STOCK Building Supply - 90,000 RSF lease (office)
  • Dorcas Ministries - multiple assignments including purchase of 72,000 RSF (retail), lease / sale of 15,000 RSF (flex) and outparcel acquisition (retail)
  • McKim & Creed - multiple assignments nationwide, including 25 leases and 4 property sales
  • Sparians Bowling Bistro - 29,000 RSF Junior Anchor Lease (retail)