NAI Avant
145 King Street
Suite 410

Charleston, SC United States 29401
t+1 843 518 5305 m+1 843 270 9124 f+1 843 720 2895
Thomas Boulware, VI, CCIM
Senior Broker

Scope of Service Experience
Thomas M. Boulware, VI, CCIM began his commercial real estate career in 1997 with NAI Batten & Moore, headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina. Thomas initially focused his efforts on general brokerage. He was able to build a solid foundation of core real estate principals through a mentorship by two industry veterans, Dan Batten and Charlie Moore. In 2002, he received the coveted CCIM designation. In 2003, Thomas began working with Realticorp Commercial Investment Fund, focusing on land sales and land entitlement. Thomas helped launch Vanguard Development Group in 2005 as the Vice President of Brokerage Services, concentrating on general brokerage, land sales, land entitlement and retail site selection. In 2010, Thomas, along with longtime partners, David Grubbs and Dexter Rumsey, opened the NAI Avant office in Charleston.
Background & Experience
Thomas has lived in Charleston since 1988, where he attended The College of Charleston and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He has maintained his focus on general brokerage, land sales, land entitlement, retail site selection and investment sales. During Thomas’s accomplished and lengthy career, he has faced a myriad of situations that have required his keen understanding of real estate fundamentals and ability to creatively solve complex transactional issues. These attributes along with his strong work ethic and reputation for integrity have contributed to his success.
Professional Associations & Designations
Charleston Trident Association of Realtors, Member

National Association of Realtors, Member

CCIM Chapter and CCIM National, Member

Charleston Association of Realtors Commercial Market Forecast Board Member, 2012-2016

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Member

Coastal Conservation Association, Past Board Member

Past Vestry Member and Member of various committees at St. Philip's Church

Dysautonomia Advocacy Foundation, Founding Board Member
Transaction History
Thomas has brokered $140,000,000 in Land Transactions over the past decade

Represented the Landlord in a 36,000 SF multi-tenant retail redevelopment in Downtown Charleston with space leased to: Walgreens, Chipotle, Panera Bread, Mod Pizza, Carolina Ale House
Strategic Clients
-Regions Bank
-First Citizens Bank
-Bank of Walterboro
-TD Bank
-Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center
-Gramling Brothers Real Estate
-Halpern Enterprises, Inc.
-Lexington Property Trust
-Murray Supply/MORSCO
-Mattress Firm