Win Edwards

SVN | Efird Commercial Real Estate

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About Win

SVN Efird Commercial Real Estate

We specialize in Industrial sales and leasing, tenant representation, land sales, office and Multifamily properties here in eastern North Carolina. Our territory is from just east of Raleigh to the entire North Carolina coast. We have been in the real estate business since 1965 when the Efird Company began building residential homes in New Bern, NC. Our company joined SVN in May of 2021 and we are now part of a Global Commercial Real Estate firm with over 200 offices, and 1600 advisors across the United States and eight other countries.

Graduate of NC State University
BA in Political Science

Coastal Wholesale Grocery - Kinston, NC
From 1980 - 2013 - started as an order puller loading trucks up to VP Operations / Warehouse Manager
Mid Atlantic Convenience store supplier with sales in excess of $100 million annually
Supplied over 1100 stores - from independent accounts to chains of 100 plus locations
Employed 120 personnel
Owned and operated fleet of 20 - 18 wheeler trucks and 5 short trucks
Responsibilities included:
Management of 150,000 square foot facility - dry goods and 24,000 sq ft cold storage - 30 ft ceiling height
Met with vendors for all maintenance requirements
Hired and trained warehouse employees
Worked closely with drivers and sales staff
Provided customer service - Visited independent accounts and chain accounts on regular basis to make sure our service level was outstanding

NC Broker License 2006

Southco Distributing Company - Goldsboro, NC
From 2013 to 2021 as Assistant General Manager
Employs over 230 people and serves over 1300 accounts across five states in the Mid Atlantic
One of the top grocery wholesale distributors in their service area and rank among one of the top C - Store Distributors in the nation
One of the top privately owned businesses in North Carolina
Sales over $500 million annually
Responsibilities included working closely with all customers, sales staff, drivers and warehouse personnel

Part owner of Carolina Ice Company - Kinston NC
Kinston Ice Company was purchased on January 7, 1983, and the name was changed to Carolina Ice Company
Regional Ice Supplier that has the capacity to produce 220 tons of ice per day
Service area from Durham to the coast
Carolina Ice is made from purified water in a fully automated manufacturing system which minimizes the risk of contamination
The water is filtered through a multi-step state of the art reverse osmosis treatment system

2013 established an LLC for Real Estate Investments
Purchased SFRs for complete rehab and flip
Owner of retail properties in Eastern NC including convenience stores, retail/restaurants, strip malls, office buildings
Part owner of 150 acre farm in Hyde County that produced corn, soybeans, and cotton
Part owner of 66 acre farm in Lenoir County that produced corn, soybeans and cotton

Past member of Rotary International - Paul Harris Fellow

Married to my wife for 33 years and we have 3 daughters, two son in laws, and our first grandson.
My wife is also a NC RE Broker and works in both Residential and Commercial Real Estate

My brokerage team

SVN | Efird Commercial Real Estate