Industrial Real Estate for the Tennessee Valley Region

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

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.

The boat manufacturing facilities and offices consisted of 352,000 square feet and were situated on an 84 acre island in the French Broad River, known as Pickel and Sea Ray Island. Sea Ray and Brunswick Boat Group plan to move offices to the First Tennessee building in downtown Knoxville. Leisure Pools will produce composite swimming pools, and will also move its corporate headquarters to Knoxville and create 240 jobs.  Bob Thornton of Baker Realty Company had the property listed for sale and represented Brunswick Corporation/Sea Ray in the transaction.

Bob Thornton, SIOR
Baker Realty Company