on Shupe joined CBRE in 2007 to establish, along with his business partner, Heath Chapman, one of the premier Tenant Representation teams in Raleigh-Durham. With over 28 years of commercial real estate experience with an emphasis on Class A office leasing, Don has been involved in several hundred lease transactions involving many of the premier institutional grade corporations located within the Raleigh-Durham area.
Don has been past President of the Research Triangle Chapter of NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and Office Properties) and TRAOBA (Triangle Area Office Building Association), as well as a lengthy tenure on the Board of Directors for each respective organization. In addition, Don currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Durham Chamber of Commerce.
In recent years, Don has been involved in several of the Raleigh-Durham area's largest lease transactions: Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton’s recent renewal and extension; HTC America Innovation's entry into the market; representation of the K&L Gates Law Firm’s Raleigh office; Apptio's entry and subsequent expansion within the market; the McAngus Goudelock & Courie Law Firm's expansion in West Raleigh; renewal of Raleigh Radiology's West Raleigh location; the renewal of Regus Business Centre's Durham office; the subleasing of a substantial portion of Misys Healthcare's Raleigh operations.
Don and his wife “Peanut” have twin 25-year old daughters and live in Cary, North Carolina.