Industrial Real Estate for the Tennessee Valley Region

Baker Realty Company

Baker is dedicated to the economic growth of Knoxville and the Eastern Tennessee Valley region, serving on the Board of Directors of the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce and actively working with other local Chambers of Commerce. We are a board member and past president of the Tennessee Industrial Development Council, a board member and past president of the East Tennessee Industrial Council and committee member of the Industrial and Agricultural Commission of the State of Tennessee. Many of the above noted organizations supply information and other assistance to companies seeking facilities in the Knoxville and East Tennessee area and we are frequently called upon to help in this process. In addition, the Baker staff holds individual memberships in several professional organizations.

  • The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • The International Development Research Council (IDRC)
  • The National Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives (NACOR)
  • Tennessee Economic Development Council (TEDC)
  • East Tennessee Industrial Council (ETIC)

Established in 1982, Baker has become the leading industrial brokerage firm in the Knoxville and East Tennessee region. Baker’s knowledge of the East Tennessee market and its special relationships with property owners, major tenants and government agencies gives the company and their clients a distinctive edge in industrial services. Since 1982, Baker has focused on the industrial real estate market. Experience, knowledge and contacts within this specialized market have continued to grow and include expertise in the multi-tenant warehouse, bulk distribution, manufacturing and industrial development real estate markets. The geographic area Baker covers is Eastern Tennessee with activity having occurred from the Virginia border to projects just east of Nashville and north of Chattanooga.

Primary strengths of Baker Realty Company are:

  • Its long standing relationships with corporate real estate officials
  • The good rapport we have with numerous real estate consulting firms
  • Our strong working relationship and business reputation with industrial development agencies and representatives
  • Proven experience in industrial and commercial real estate transactions

Baker distinctly knows all the properties in the area and is familiar with the codes and ordinances, the people and the business climate. Our company can evaluate all aspects of the property including leasing, ownership, management, transportation, parking, future development, amenities and labor. Baker has represented many new companies scouting the East Tennessee region to secure properties for relocation.

We have established a network of national brokers, which enables us to serve national clients on a local level. Baker can provide industrial development services, which would include assembling a project team of architects, contractors and engineers to procuring financing, and negotiating leases. The background of each Baker staff member has enhanced his ability to better perform the duties required to be knowledgeable and successful in brokering industrial and commercial real estate.