Preston Lavinder | Pickett Sprouse Commercial Real Estate

A Durhamite through and through, Preston knows central North Carolina well. Having owned his own gemology business for 15 years, he is now putting his comprehensive understanding of market trends, sales, business development, client relations and negotiation to work for his commercial real estate clients.

Preston is a member of the Durham Regional Association of Realtors, North Carolina Association of Realtors, as well as the American Society of Appraisers.

As the father of a 4-year-old son, “spare time” is not a concept that he’s currently familiar with, but when he does get a moment, he enjoys flyfishing, doing anything outdoors, and reading.



the science of studying, identifying, cutting, and valuing precious stones