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Rick Davis accepts Position as Executive Director, Research Park – Leasing & Sales with NAI Chase Commercial

PRESS RELEASE – Huntsville, AL July 8, 2021

Huntsville, AL – July 8, 2021 – NAI Chase Commercial, a member of the world’s premier managed network of commercial real estate firms, NAI Global, announced today that Rick Davis has accepted a position as Executive Director, Research Park- Leasing & Sales in the Huntsville office.  He will be responsible for all leasing activities for Corporate Park, Park Place, 4900 Bradford, 4811 Bradford Drive along with other Chase properties within or adjacent to Cummings Research Park, the nation’s second-largest research park.

“We are thrilled to have Rick Davis join our office leasing team, focusing on our client base in Cummings Research Park. Rick has an impeccable reputation with businesses and civic leaders and provides invaluable experience when it comes to Economic Development and site selection for Business and Industry”, said Charles Grelier, Jr., President of NAI Chase Commercial.

The appointment represents a homecoming of sorts for Davis, who previously served as Executive Director of Cummings Research Park from 2003-2011 for the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber. Prior to accepting the position as Executive Director, Davis was the Chief Operating Officer of the Baron Critical Weather Institute, a 501(c)(3) founded in 2018 to create a high-density network of weather sensors and web cams throughout Alabama. Since returning to Huntsville from Birmingham Davis was also associated with Averbuch Realty, one of the community’s oldest real estate firms, since December of 2019.


NAI CHASE COMMERCIAL, an Accredited Management Organization with its professional staff of real estate brokers with offices in Huntsville and Birmingham, Alabama provides Retail Office and Industrial Commercial Property Brokerage, Leasing and Sales, Commercial Property Development, Commercial Property Management, Investment Property Brokerage, Construction Management Consulting, and Building Renovation Services. For more information on NAI Chase Commercial, please visit


Founded in 1978, today NAI Global has more than 375 offices strategically located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific, with over 6,700 local market professionals, managing over 380 million square feet of property. Supported by the central resources of the NAI Global network, Member firms deliver market-leading services locally and combine their in-market strengths to form a powerful bond of insights and execution for clients with multi-market challenges. To learn more, visit

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