As a lifelong Raleigh resident, Louis has personally experienced the transformation of Raleigh from a small quiet town to one of the fastest growing and best places to live in the country. He brings a wealth of real estate knowledge to the Jim Allen Group.
After graduation from NC State University, Louis started a career that has encompassed every aspect of real estate. A licensed General Contractor, he has experience in residential construction, production building, commercial construction, project management and residential remodeling. He has also been a real estate Broker for over 10 years.
Louis has been an active member of the Home Builders Association of Raleigh/Wake County for over 20 years. He was recognized as the “Builder of the Year” for his outstanding service as Chairman of the Builders Council. He currently serves on the Governmental Affairs Committee.
The 150 acre Annie Louise Wilkerson MD Nature Preserve Park in North Raleigh is a passion of Louis’ and he is very active in its ongoing development. He has also been selected by the Raleigh City Council to serve as a Trustee and Vice President of the City of Oaks Foundation, Inc., a private foundation supporting parks and recreation in the greater Raleigh area.
Louis has been blessed with two grown sons and lives in Raleigh with his wife and Golden Retriever. When he’s not working, Louis enjoys NC State athletics, bible study and assisting his wife working in the yard.