Industrial Real Estate for the Tennessee Valley Region

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Baker Realty Company – Thornton Records Strong 2016 and 2017 Start

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February 7, 2017, Knoxville, TN

Baker Realty Company, a leader in the Industrial Real Estate market in the East Tennessee Valley Region, finished 2016 very strong in industrial property sales and leasing.

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Baker Realty Company Leases Warehouse to Timken

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October 11, 2016, Knoxville, TN

Rail Bearing Service, a division of The Timken Co. has expanded in Knoxville with the leasing of warehouse/distribution space located in the Prosser Road Warehouse Park.

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Baker Realty Brokers Two Properties in Campbell County, TN

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October 11, 2016, Campbell County

Bob Thornton of Baker Realty Company brokers twon properties in Campbell County, TN.

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Baker Realty Sells 605,000 Sq.Ft. Maremont Property

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August 26, 2016, Loundon, TN

Bob Thornton of Baker Realty Company has sold the former Maremont-IMCO manufacturing and warehouse facility in Loudon, TN.

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Baker Realty Company & Bob Thornton Receives 2015 CoStar Power Broker Award

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April 19, 2016, Knoxville, TN

Baker Realty Company and Bob Thornton has been selected by CoStar Group, Inc.

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Baker Reality Reports Success in 2015

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August 12, 2015, Knoxville

Baker Realty Company has reported a successful first six months of 2015.

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Baker Realty Company has achieved the status of Power Broker

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May 5, 2015, Knoxville, TN

For the third year in a row Bob Thornton and Baker Realty Company has achieved the status of Power Broker for the Knoxville and East Tennessee Region.

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Baker Realty Company Reports Successful 2014

January 26, 2015, Knoxville, TN

Baker Realty Company, a leader in the Industrial Real Estate market in the East Tennessee Valley Region, finished this year with a successful record for sales and leasing of industrial property. Baker Realty was involved in the selling and leasing of over 2,000,000 square feet of manufacturing and warehouse space ranging in size from 1,875 to 772,000 Sq. Ft., with a market value of over $23,000,000.

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3M Purchase Food Lion Distribution Center in Clinton, TN

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December 8, 2014, Clinton, TN

The 3M Company has purchased the former Food Lion distribution center in Eagle Bend Industrial Park, which was listed with Bob Thornton of Baker Realty Company.

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Baker Realty Company Sells Two Industrial Properties

October 14, 2014, Knoxville and Sweetwater TN

Baker Realty Company has arranged the sale of two industrial properties in Knoxville and Sweetwater, TN.

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Baker Realty Company Reports Success in 2013

January 28, 2014, Knoxville, TN

Baker Realty Company, a leader in the Industrial Real Estate market in the East Tennessee Valley Region, finished this year with a successful record for sales and the leasing of industrial property. Baker Realty sold and leased approximately 1,600,000 square feet of manufacturing and warehouse space ranging in size from 4,800 to 352,000 Sq. Ft., totaling over $20,000,000 and creating an estimated 500 jobs.

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Baker Realty Company Sells Sea Ray World Headquarters Sea Ray Island – Knoxville, TN

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December 23, 2013, Knoxville, TN

Texas based Leisure Pools, has purchased the former Sea Ray global headquarters located in Forks-of-the-River Industrial Park in Knoxville, TN, from Sea Ray’s parent company, Brunswick Corporation.

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Baker Realty Company Sells Two Buildings in October

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November 6, 2013, Jefferson City and Knoxville TN

Baker Realty Company Sells Two Buildings in October in Knoxville and Jefferson City TN.

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Baker Realty Company Sells U.S. Marine Property

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July 15, 2013, Dandridge, TN

Lemm Enterprises, LLC, a metal working company specializing in machining, fabrication, wielding, and assembly of metal products related to the heavy equipment industry, has purchased the former U.S. Marine property in Dandridge, TN.

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Baker Realty Company Sells BAE Systems Property

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July 5, 2013, Jefferson City, TN

Footwear Industries of Tennessee, a manufacturer of men and women’s boots and shoes, has purchased the former BAE Systems property for $850,000.

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Baker Realty Leases 162,000 SF Steel Processing Facility in Knoxville

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May 21, 2013, Knoxville, TN

Brazilian steel-maker, Gerdau, is expanding its presence in Knox County and adding 40 new jobs. The company has leased the former Ryerson Steel facility located on Westcott Blvd. in WestBridge Business Park.

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Bob Thornton and Baker Realty Company Receives Power Broker Award

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April 10, 2013, Knoxville, TN

Each year, CoStar Group recognizes the top commercial/industrial real estate brokerage firm and broker in the Knoxville market with the prestigious Power Broker Reward. As the largest professional research organization serving the commercial/industrial real estate industry.

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Baker Realty Company Sells RockTenn Property

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February 22, 2013, Knoxville, TN

Aaron Truan, owner of ATCO Equipment has purchased the former RockTenn corrugated box plant property from Western Scrap Metal Corporation for $895,000.

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RockTenn Expanding in Knoxville

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December 22, 2012, Knoxville, TN

RockTenn has leased the warehouse space and distribution center of the former Goody’s headquarters located on Parkside Drive in Knoxville for its merchandising displays business.

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Truss Facility Locating in East Knoxville

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December 21, 2012, Knoxville, TN

Tomcat USA, a company that manufactures engineered structural trussing systems, will open a manufacturing facility in Forks of the River Industrial Park in Knoxville, TN.

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Baker Realty Company Leases Building to Carrier Enterprise

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November 1, 2012, Knoxville, TN

Carrier Enterprise, a distributor of Carrier, Bryan and Payne brands of HVAC equipment, as well as a full-line of aftermarket parts, supplies and accessories, has moved to a new location in Knoxville.

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Baker Realty Company Sells Western Scrap Property

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September 11, 2012, Knoxville, TN

Eagle Transport Corporation has purchased the former Waste Management property from Western Scrap Metal Corporation for $600,000.

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Baker Realty Brokers Lease for Universal Hospital Services

September 1, 2012, Knoxville, TN

Universal Hospital Services, Inc. (UHS), a leading provider of medical equipment management and service to the US health care industry, has leased 5,766 square feet in the Renaissance Business Center.

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Baker Realty Company Leases Klote Building

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August 1, 2012, Maryville, TN

Ceramaspeed, a leading provider of electric radiant heating solutions for the glass ceramic appliance market, will produce gas burners at their new 55,000 square foot facility, known as the Klote building, in Blount County Industrial Park.

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Baker Realty Company Leases Woods Building in Knoxville, TN

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November 7, 2011, Knoxville, TN

Baker Realty Company the market leader for Industrial Real Estate in the Tennessee Valley Region, today announced it has leased the Woods Building for Woods Group, TN, to VERICOM Global Solutions.

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Baker Realty Company sells Sea Ray Logistics building in Forks-of-the-River

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October 7, 2011, Knoxville, TN

Baker Realty Company the market leader for Industrial Real Estate in the Tennessee Valley Region, today announced it has sold the Sea Ray Logistics building for Brunswick Corporation to LORYSAN, LLC.

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Baker Realty Company Brokers Four Lease Transactions in Knoxville

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October 1, 2011, Knoxville, TN

Bob Thornton of Baker Realty Company has recently brokered four warehouse/distribution lease transactions totaling over 155,000 square feet in Knoxville. Thornton represented NatKnox, Owner, and Guardian Building Products, Tenant, in the lease of the former Keebler Cookie Distribution Center, now known as the Cedar Bluff Building. The facility, which consists of 37,210 square feet, is […]

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