Edward "Ned" Williams

Edward "Ned" Williams provides real estate advisory services involving investment and development properties drawing on more than 30 years of industry experience. Ned’s areas of expertise include market evaluation and strategic positioning, economic evaluation, mixed-use development programming and public sector strategies. He draws on his considerable involvement in professional and community leadership activities when evaluating opportunities and developing project strategies.

Ned is a Principal of Vector Real Estate Advisors, LLC which provides asset management and development consulting services for institutional and private clients. He is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Virginia and serves as Vice President and Managing Broker of commercial and investment real estate with William E. Wood and Associates. Additional significant experience includes Olympia Commercial Properties and Development Corporation where he served as managing broker and participated with the development and operations of business park properties; Goodman Segar Hogan Commercial (now Advantis Real Estate) where he served as Director of Asset Management and was responsible for office, industrial and retail property investment management; Read Commercial Properties serving as Director of Leasing & Property Management with responsibility for brokerage activity of institutional and privately owned commercial real estate; and Eastern International Development Corporation where he served as Director of Property Management responsible for the operations of industrial and business park properties.

Ned’s professional association involvement include the Hampton Roads Association of Commercial Real Estate (HRACRE); International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC); Urban Land Institute (ULI); Association of Realtors’ Commercial Real Estate Council of Hampton Roads; Old Dominion University’s Center for Real Estate & Economic Development.

Ned is active in the community and servers in the leadership of the boards of the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center, Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, and Old Dominion University’s Collage of Science, along with several community steering committees dealing with economic development issues.

Ned holds Bachelor of Science in Business Administration for finance and real estate from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia and an Associates of Science degree in biological sciences from Lees McRae College in Banner Elk, North Carolina

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