Ray Alcorn is President of Park Commercial Real Estate, a real estate acquisition and development firm in Blacksburg Virginia. Since 1980, Mr. Alcorn has been active in the acquisition, sale, development, financing, and equity placement of income producing properties valued at over $250,000,000.
His experience covers a wide range of real estate, including retail, office, multi-family, manufactured housing, hotel and restaurant properties. These activities have involved construction and development, re-development, change-of-use, expansion, management and leasing of new and existing projects.
Since 2000 Ray has been the host of the Commercial Real Estate Forum at Creative Real Estate Online. His articles have been published in dozens of print and online trade publications, and he has been quoted in the New York Times, Blue Ridge Business Journal, The Roanoke Times, Creative Real Estate Investor magazine and the Apartment Owner Association magazine. Speaking engagements have included groups of 50 to 500 from Virginia to California.
Mr. Alcorn is the author of DealMaker’s Guide to Commercial Real Estate (2005; 3rd printing, 2008); DealMaker’s Guide to Mobile Home Parks (2000; 2nd edition 2009); and Getting Started in Commercial Real Estate–Video Seminar and Workbook (2008).