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Crimson Cardinal Realty provides professional services in commercial real estate and business brokerage transactions.  Founded in 2016, Crimson Cardinal Realty is a full-service firm focused on the needs of North Carolina’s small business community.  The firm has cultivated a national network of commercial professionals.  From market analysis to deal negotiation to financing, Crimson Cardinal Realty has the business solutions you need.

Nathaniel (Nat) James


Nat James is qualifying broker, broker-in-charge , and business broker of Crimson Cardinal Realty.  He has substantial expertise in working with entrepreneurial enterprises.  Mr. James has 25 plus years in commercial banking and finance, is a North Carolina licensed attorney, a member of the International Business Brokers Association, a member of the Carolina Virginia Business Broker Associate, and has serve the North Carolina small business community since 1992.  He earned a bachelor degree in Finance from the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania), an MBA from Harvard Business School (Harvard University), and a Juris Doctorate degree from the Law School at the University of Virginia.  Nat lives in Durham, NC and is active in his community.

Schedule a 15-minute quick call with Nat.

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Kestra James

Marketing and Media Consultant

Kestra James does market research and consulting for our company. She specializes in digital marketing with an emphasis on intercultural competence and cross-cultural relationships. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Languages and Literature from East Carolina University and currently studies Global Media and Cultures at Georgia Institute of Technology. She is the president and founder of

Pirouette Media and Consulting.

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