Trinity Partners celebrates 10 years in the Triangle

Taylor Nunnally

November 20, 2019 – Raleigh, North Carolina – Trinity Partners, a full-service commercial real estate firm, recently celebrated its Raleigh office’s 10-year anniversary. The firm’s Raleigh office opened in 2009 with Founding Partner, David Townsend, and 13 commercial real estate professionals. Now, ten years later, Trinity Partners’ 52 Raleigh employees continue to embody the firm’s culture of passionate, entrepreneurial, and best-in-class performance.

“We are so very thankful to have the opportunity to work in the Triangle, arguably the most dynamic commercial real estate market in the country,” said Townsend. “To live and work in this environment has made the last 10 years very special. Thanks to all the exceptional people at Trinity we have experienced substantial growth along with creating a work environment that is truly a team sport.”

Townsend leads the Raleigh team along with Sam DiFranco and William Allen. DiFranco joined the company as a partner in early 2013. In 2014, the firm moved to their current home in Perimeter Park, hiring William Allen to lead the office leasing team, making Allen partner in 2015.

Trinity Partners’ full-service platform offers Property Management, Office Leasing, Industrial Property Services, Investment Property Sales, Project Management, Construction Services, Land Services, Retail Services, Tenant Representation, and Medical Office. Trinity Partners Raleigh portfolio currently totals more than 5.8 million SF in leasing and / or management includes some of the region’s most notable assets and developments, like Morrisville’s Perimeter Park, downtown Raleigh’s Bloc[83], Durham’s SouthCourt, and Park Point, a 100-acre adaptive re-use project in RTP. The firm has worked with some of the country’s most respected institutional owners, like Starwood Capital, Heritage Properties, Ascendas, Trinity Capital Advisors, and Gemini Rosemont.

“It’s eye-opening to reflect back on the growth of both our market and our firm,” said Allen. “We’re living and working in such a vibrant region, and for the past 10 years the team here at Trinity has really put in the work. I’m honored to be a part of it and look forward to many more years of success here with the team.”

In addition to Leasing and Property Management services, Trinity Partners’ is known across the Triangle for its exceptional third-party construction, project management, and tenant representation services. The firm prides itself on its entrepreneurial approach to the industry, and the deep roots and relationships developed with their clients, like EmergeOrtho, Varonis, Marsh & McLennan, and Teamworks.

“I knew when I joined Trinity that it was exactly the right fit,” said DiFranco. “When we say we’re entrepreneurial, we mean it. We’ve got an amazing team here, and we give them the tools and the runway to solve problems and get things done. Because of that, it’s invigorating to come to work every day.”

Trinity Partners’ Raleigh office was the second office for the Carolinas firm, whose first office opened in Charlotte in 1998. The firm opened an office in Greenville, South Carolina in 2014. The firm’s fourth office opened in Columbia, South Carolina in 2018.

“I couldn’t be prouder of the Trinity team in Raleigh. Ten years ago they hit the ground running, and have built a phenomenal team, client relationships, and culture. We’re looking forward to many more successful years to come,” said Peter Conway, Founding Partner at Trinity Partners.