Garry Holmes on Trending Office Conversions and the State of Changing Commercial Real Estate Landscape in Greater Boston


BOSTON–Garry Holmes, President of R. W. Holmes Commercial Real Estate, has developed his company into one of Boston’s top commercial real estate brokerage firms.

He has been recognized as a thought leader in his field and often provides his expert opinion to experts—a sort of expert of experts. He has also been a featured speaker at events for NAIOP and other commercial real estate organizations.

In an exclusive video interview with Boston Real Estate Times, Mr. Holmes taps into his comprehensive knowledge of the Greater Boston real estate market, especially in the context of office-to-residential conversions, Housing Choice, Life Sciences Boom and the state of tenants and landlords in changing commercial real estate landscape in Greater Boston.

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Mr. Holmes joined R.W. Holmes in 1986 as a licensed commercial real estate broker under the tutelage of his father, founder Robert W. Holmes. Over the past three decades, he has developed the firm into one of suburban Boston’s top brokers, and in 1995 assumed the reins as President of the firm.

In addition to holding the prestigious SIOR designation, Mr. Holmes has served as President of the SIOR New England Chapter and was recently named as the Northeast Regional Director. He also served on the Executive Committee for NAIOP Massachusetts and is the Past Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Foundation for MetroWest. This nonprofit organization connects donors with philanthropic organizations.

Mr. Holmes also served on the board at Wellesley Bank (NASDAQ: WEBK) and was a corporator for Middlesex Savings Bank. He is a graduate of Bates College and serves on Babson College’s Boston Advisory Council.