Eddie Blanton Inaugurated as the 2020 CCIM Institute President

Tradd Commercial congratulates Eddie Blanton on being inaugurated as the 2020 CCIM Institute President in San Diego, CA. What a great night for CCIM, Eddie and his family!


Adam Cates, CCIM recognized as the CCAR 2019 Image Award Winner

Congratulations Adam Cates, CCAR 2019 Image Award Winner!



Scott E. McNew with Tradd Commercial has been awarded the NAR National Commercial Award. Award recipients are REALTOR® members of the National Association of REALTORS® and nominated by their state or local board or commercial group for recognition of their professional achievements at the national level. McNew was one of three South Carolinians chosen for the award; in all, 79 agents were recognized nationally.

“NAR is proud of these members who have made significant contributions and give substantially of their time to further our industry or assist in community programs. This is our way to acknowledge their efforts and the recognition they’ve earned,” according to Jean Maday, NAR’s Director for Commercial Development & Services.

Scott McNew has also been recognized in the current issue of NAR’s Commercial Connections Magazine. The National Association of Realtors® is America’s largest trade association, representing 1.3 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.


Tradd is honored to be a 9th-year sponsor of the “In the Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Walk.” There were over 1,000 walkers this year, #breastcancerawareness setting a new record! #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth

Ralph Lewis sells Best Western Aku Tiki in Daytona Beach, Florida

SOLD: $12 million – Best Western Aku Tiki in Daytona Beach, Florida. Congratulations Ralph Lewis!

Tradd Commercial Welcomes Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis serves as a Senior Advisor for Tradd Commercial specializing in professional brokerage services for on-going business enterprises. As a business intermediary, Rob assists business owners with the preparation, packaging, and marketing of businesses for sale. Rob brings a differentiating level of value-added services to Tradd clients including market & industry research, financial performance analysis, exit planning consulting, small business valuation, and financing support through local and regional lenders. Rob is also experienced in loan packaging through the SBA and   USDA governmental programs.


Eddie Blanton, CCIM, To Serve as 2018 CCIM Institute First Vice President

CCIM Institute, one of the largest commercial real estate networks in the world with chapters in more than 30 global markets, announced its 2018 leadership team at the organization’s global conference in Toronto, Oct. 14–18. CCIM Institute confers the Certified Commercial Investment Member designation, commercial real estate’s global standard for professional achievement. Eddie Blanton, CCIM, principal and senior advisor with Tradd Commercial in Charlotte, N.C., will serve as 2018 First Vice President of CCIM Institute.

Tradd Commercial Welcomes New Agent Kim Masson

Tradd Commercial is proud to announce its newest addition, Kim Masson.  Kim Masson joins Tradd Commercial as a Senior Advisor focusing on brokerage and leasing  in the North Myrtle Beach and Little River area.




Tradd Management announces new Systems Administrator, Jennifer Calamari

Tradd Management is pleased to announce that Jennifer Calamari has been named Systems Administrator. She oversees operational support for the financing department of both the Association and Commercial Property Management divisions.
Originally from Shrewsbury, NJ, Jennifer has resided in Myrtle Beach for over 25 years. She holds an A.B. Degree from Duke University, majoring in Psychology and Political Science. Jen is active in the community, attends First Presbyterian Church of Myrtle Beach, and serves on the Duke University Alumni Admissions Advisory Council.

Tradd Commercial Announces New Controller, Tara Alford

Tradd Commercial is pleased to announce that Tara Alford has been named Controller. Tara Alford serves as Controller for Tradd Commercial. She oversees financial activity, procedures, and quality control for the properties under management. Tara utilizes a technology platform providing web based real-time data for our clients and also payment process efficiencies through multiple avenues including lock box, in-branch, and automatic drafts.

Prior to joining Tradd, Tara worked 13 years in the finance department for a large corporate insurance company. She is a graduate of Coastal Carolina University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Accounting, is a lifelong resident of the Murrells Inlet area, and is active in the community.