About The Inspector

Jim Connelly

Commercial inspector Jim Connelly


  • Master Certified Commercial Inspector, #INCLM003610, by Gregory Enterprises   

  • North Carolina Licensed Home Inspector #3610
  • NC Licensed Home Inspector Association member
  • National Radon Certification #CRS03610 from Inspector Nation
  • National Mold Certification #CMIS003610 from Inspector Nation
  • Commercial Building Inspection certification from Carson Dunlop Weldon & Associates, Ltd.
  • Certificate of Advance Pool Inspection from the Home Inspection University in Florida
  • InterNACHI Member
  • Adheres to the North Carolina Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics

Inspection Related Credentials

  • Associate’s Degree in Automotive Technology from Durham Community College
  • Mechanical Engineering Studies at NC State University
  • Owner/Operator of full-service gasoline service stations
  • Owner/Operator auto repair garage
  • RV Business – Sales, service, and management
North Carolina Home Inspector License
Inspector Nation Radon Proficiency Certification
Inspector Nation Mold Proficiency Certification
The Home Inspection Training Center Understanding Mold Certificate
Commercial Building Inspection Course Certificate
Rutgers Eastern Regional Radon Training Center Certificate
IAC2 Mold and Radon Certified

Meet Jim Connelly

Commercial Property Inspector Jim Connelly

A Name You Can Trust for Commercial Property Inspections

With over 8 years of experience and over 500 inspections completed, Jim Connelly, the founder of St. James Commercial Property Inspections, is your trusted choice for property inspections in North Carolina. His commitment to delivering outstanding service is clear in the company’s tagline, “Experience the Saintly Difference.”

As a member of InterNACHI and Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association, Jim adheres to strict Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics, ensuring accurate inspections. As the owner/operator of St. James Commercial Property Inspections, Jim handles every aspect of the inspection process and ensures that you clearly understand your inspection report.

Thermal inspection being done by our commercial inspector

Beyond the Surface

At St. James Commercial Property Inspections, what sets us apart is Jim Connelly’s unwavering commitment to detail and open communication. Jim warmly invites buyers to be present during the inspection process, fostering trust and ensuring clear explanations of his findings.

With a passion for every aspect of property inspections, from meeting new people to delivering comprehensive reports, Jim has been dedicated to serving Durham Area residents as a property inspector since 2015. With years of experience in providing exceptional customer service, you can count on Jim for all your commercial property inspection needs.

A Passion for People and Properties

Jim’s genuine care for his clients is clear in his interactions. He enjoys helping and teaching people about their properties, ensuring they make informed decisions. From historic plantation houses to modern commercial buildings, Jim has inspected it all.

Experience the Saintly Difference Today!

Don’t compromise on your property inspection needs. Choose Jim Connelly and St. James Commercial Property Inspections for thorough, professional, and trustworthy services. Contact us today to experience the Saintly Difference in your property inspection journey.

Homelife and Hobbies

Jim is a hands-on person who has always preferred working with his hands. He also enjoys camping, hiking, and RVing with his family. On the business side, Jim enjoys meeting new people, taking time with each customer, and reading through customer feedback


1226 Champions Pointe Drive
Durham NC, 27712

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Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association Building Excellence
TREECE Certified Commercial Consultant
Master Certified Commercial Inspector
CRT Certified Residential Thermographer
International Association of Certified Home Inspectors InterNACHI Certified