Robert O'Neal Bates

Development Associate
Office: 704-954-7231
Cell: 910-391-5498

Neal Bates joined Primax Properties in 2015 as a Property Manager, before transitioning into development.  As a Development Associate, he identifies new retail tenants for the company and structures development projects for their needs.  Neal has led Primax’s relationship with Strickland Brothers Oil Change, SolarShine Express Car Wash, Take 5 Oil Change, plus various childcare facilities and other company clients.  Additionally, Neal continues to work with selected Primax property management clients.

Before joining Primax, Neal was a financial representative with Northwestern Mutual.


  • Georgia Southern University - BBA Economics & Finance 2013
  • Professional Accredidations

  • North Carolina Licensed Real Estate Broker
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)