Wes Reinhardt is President and Co-Founder of Altamus, LLC, a full-service property management firm specializing in commercial real estate. He holds the professional designation of Certified Property Manager (CPM®) awarded by the Institute of Real Estate Management and considered to be among the industry’s premier real estate management credentials. His career life spans more than 20 years and includes valued experiences that range from Wall Street to Main Street.
Since 2004, he has been immersed in all aspects of commercial real estate including brokerage, sales, leasing, design, development, project management, facility operations and property management. Prior to establishing Altamus, he was Vice President at FIRC Group, a full-service real estate investment firm with properties throughout the Southeast.
In addition to the title of Vice President, he was a development partner in several signature projects and the Broker-in-Charge of FIRC Group, NC, Inc. During his tenure, his responsibilities transcended multiple market sub-sectors including retail, office, mixed use, hospitality and land.
Wes has established a reputation built on quantifiable results. He played an integral role in revitalizing the region’s oldest neighborhood shopping center, assisted in the strategic repositioning of a faltering independent boutique hotel and facilitated development entitlements for numerous multimillion-dollar projects. In all cases, hands-on management played a critical role in achieving those successful results.
Wes possesses an expertise for navigating the challenges of the Asheville municipal development ordinances and has extensive relationships with department personnel who oversee planning, permitting, code compliance, zoning and safety. Other professional attributes include a keen ability to manage the relationship dynamics inherent between Landlord and Tenant. He has been highly effective in managing delinquency issues and understands the legal complexities involved in tenant collections and defaults. His relationship management skills also extend to owners and vendors. He maintains a deep pool of vendor resources, which provide owners with the value proposition of choice and transparency.
The guiding principles of his real estate management philosophy are built upon accountability, efficiency and execution, shaped in part by his early career experiences as a commodity trader where he learned the critical importance of business ethics, discipline and risk management. Wes is a licensed North Carolina Real Estate Broker, a member of the National Association of Realtors, a member of the Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors, the former President of the Commercial Investment Real Estate Association of Western North Carolina, a member of the Asheville Chamber of Commerce, a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and a member of the Institute of Real Estate Management. His CPM® designation makes him 1 of only 8,600 professionals worldwide who hold this coveted accreditation.