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William ‘Bill’ Walker III

 Roanoke, VA

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President at Walker Commercial Services

William “Bill” J. Walker, III is the Owner of Walker Commercial Services, Inc. Bill is a graduate of Radford University, where he earned his bachelor of science. He also graduated from the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) and Mendenhall School of Auctioneering. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker and Auctioneer in Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee and North Carolina. 

With over 30 years of operational experience in Sales and Marketing, Bill currently oversees the selling, listing, leasing and managing of the real estate that comes through the office. Bill works directly with bankers, corporate clients and attorneys with distressed, foreclosure and REO properties. Bill travels throughout the Mid-Atlantic inspecting, evaluating and reporting about the collateral for sales or auctions. 

He was originally licensed as a real estate agent and an auctioneer in 1989, placing his license with Hall Associates, Inc. For nine years Bill designed and developed the Auction Division at Hall Associates, Inc. After obtaining his Broker License, he left Hall Associates, Inc. and started Walker Commercial Services, Inc. in January 2000. 

Walker Commercial specializes in representing corporate clients, financial institutions, attorneys, estates and the bankruptcy court in the Western District of Virginia. Walker has sold and/or evaluated property and equipment in every county in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Walker has sold over $20 million in commercial, industrial real estate and rolling stock each year for the past three years. 

Walker Commercial Services, Inc. has three divisions within the company; real estate sales, real estate management and leasing division, and the equipment and rolling stock sales and auction division. 

During economic downturns, the need for liquidation auctions increases. In order to meet the corporate clients, financial institutions, attorneys, estates and bankruptcy court’s needs, Walker has employed a full time equipment appraiser, Anthony Smithers. Over the past eleven years, Walker Commercial Services has conducted an average of four to five large equipment auctions each year. 

As the increasing need for a secure facility to maintain and store rolling stock and equipment became essential, Walker purchased a 10,000 sf centrally located auction facility in Roanoke, VA. 

The auction facility is situated on a 5.5 acre tract of land that is fenced with security cameras that scan and record the perimeter of the property. The security surveillance is automatically transferred to the internet. The building is also equipped with roll up doors, drive-through doors, restroom, cashier and clerking stations and wireless connection for our auction clerking software. 

In addition to the equipment auctions, Walker Commercial Services, Inc. sells real estate, including commercial buildings, warehouses, large tracts of land, retail stores, medical facilities, spec homes, etc. throughout Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and Tennessee. 

Agent properties
163 Acres | Boones Mill, VA
For sale
Address: Boones Mill, VA, 24065
Beautiful Lying 163 Acres Conveniently Located Near Roanoke
  • 0 sqft
63,583 SF Manufacturing / Warehouse | Rural Retreat, VA
Under Contract
Address: 404 Mountain Ave, Rural Retreat, VA
Tax Assessed: $1,022,600
  • 63583 sqft
7,000 SF Warehouse/Office | Boones Mill, VA
For lease
Address: 528 Bonbrook Mill Rd, Boones Mill, VA, 24151
Office/Warehouse space close to Boones Mill & Rocky Mount
  • 7000 sqft
12,000SF Warehouse | Boones Mill, VA
For lease
Address: 532 Bonbrook Mill Rd, Boones Mill, VA, 24151
Large Warehouse with Office Space
  • 12000 sqft
  • 2
20 Single-Family Home Package | Lynchburg Area
For sale
Address: Brookneal, VA
20-Piece Residential SFH Package
  • 0 sqft
Historic Rivermont Ave Residence | Lynchburg, VA
For sale
Address: 2102 Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, VA, 24503
Historic Single Family Residence
  • 4040 sqft
  • 5
  • 2.5
Old Jones Memorial Library | Lynchburg, VA
For sale
Address: 434 Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, VA, 24504
Historic Old Jones Memorial Library
  • 17010 sqft
Land - Residential | Union Hall VA
Sold
Address: Union Hall, VA
Land | Residential
Franklin County, Virginia
  • 0 sqft
Residential Land | Union Hall VA
Under Contract
Address: U.S. Route 40, Union Hall, VA
  • 0 sqft
Farm | Rocky Mount VA
For sale
Address: Rocky Mount, VA, 24151
Farmland
  • 0 sqft
3 Commercial Lots | Radford, VA
For sale
Address: 66 Staples St, Radford, VA, 24141
  • 0 sqft
Commercial Warehouse/Flex Space | Rocky Mount, VA
For sale
Address: 10885 Virgil Goode Hwy, Rocky Mount, VA, 24151
  • 9745 sqft
Commercial | Rocky Mount VA
For sale
Address: Rocky Mount, VA, 24151
Across from Lowe’s in Rocky Mount, VA
  • 45100 sqft
Ruth’s Place Restaurant & Redwood Motel | Rocky Mount VA
For Sale or Lease
Address: 18021 Virgil H Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, VA, 24151
  • 0 sqft
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