Charlie Coyne

Executive Vice President - Director of Retail Services

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Professional Experience

Associated Office


555 Fayetteville Street, Suite 800,
Raleigh, NC, 27601

Charlie Coyne is Senior Vice President, Principal of CBRE | Raleigh and Director of Retail Services in Raleigh.  Charlie leads a group of 10 retail professionals that focuses on retail and restaurant advisory, landlord representation, and investment sales.  Today the full-service retail team represents over 10,000,000 sf of retail and mixed-use project assignments, over 60 active retailer and restaurant clients, and an established investment sales practice all based in Raleigh.  
Mr. Coyne personally specializes in representing high-profile tenants and owners of retail, mixed-used projects and adaptive reuse properties.  Tenant clients include Harris Teeter, PF Chang’s, O2 Fitness, and Chase Bank as well as several well-known local and regional brands such as Taco Bamba, Happy + Hale, and Ashley Christensen Restaurants.  Landlord and investor clients range from the largest institutional owners to local private developers such as Prudential, Hoffman & Associates, Invesco, Kite Realty Group, Northwood Investors, and East West Partners.
With 19 years of retail commercial real estate experience, Charlie began his career in the retail REIT industry in 2002 and then launched a Retail Services business line for CBRE | Raleigh in 2008.  Mr. Coyne is consistently one of the top retail producers in the Southeast for CBRE and is regularly recognized by the Triangle Business Journal for his involvement in top retail transactions, retail developments, and mixed-use projects (2013, 2015, 2016, 2019, 2020).

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Member – Triangle Business Journal SPACE Committee
  • Member – CBRE Retail Leadership Executive Committee
  • Member – International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Member – Urban Land Institute
  • Member – Downtown Raleigh Alliance


  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bachelor of Arts, History


  • Ashley Christensen Restaurants
  • Cooper's Hawk
  • Cousins Properties
  • Durham Food Hall
  • Fallon Company
  • Happy + Hale
  • Harris Teeter
  • Highwoods Properties
  • IKEA
  • Kimco Realty Corporation
  • Kite Realty Group
  • Northwood Investors
  • O2 Fitness
  • PF Chang’s
  • Prudential Real Estate Investors
  • Regency Centers
  • Starwood
  • Taco Bamba
  • True Food Kitchen
  • Turnbridge Equities