Brian H. Tapp, CCIM

Senior Vice President
Industrial Sales & Leasing Tenant Representation

  • Knoxville
  • 630 S. Concord Street
  • Knoxville, TN 37919 USA

Brian Tapp, CCIM is a Senior Vice President at Avison Young’s Knoxville office. Brian brings over fifteen years of real estate experience in industrial sales and leasing, land assemblage for development, retail sales and leasing, tenant representation, corporate real estate services and bank "other real estate owned" (OREO) dispositions.

Brian has earned numerous prestigious commercial real estate awards, including East TN CCIM/Knoxville Business Journal’s “Broker of the Year” award (2011 & 2012) and East TN CCIM/Knoxville Business Journal’s “Deal of the Year” award in 2011 for his work in the disposition of Belle Island Village, know known as "The Island in Pigeon Forge", a 280,000 sf festival themed development in Pigeon Forge, TN for Regions Bank. He won the "Deal of the Year" again in 2016 for his work on the acquisition of 1.9 acres assemblage on Cumberland Avenue at the University of Tennessee Knoxville Campus for Collegiate Development Group (CDG). CDG developed and built a $45 million dollar, a 140 unit, 268,254 sf mixed-use community (student housing and retail space). Before beginning his practice in commercial real estate, Brian worked as a legislative aide to Congressman Van Hilleary and Congressman J. Randy Forbes in Washington, D.C.

Brian serves a variety of non-profits and other organizations in various capacities, including acting as a board member for the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce in the Government Relations Committee and the Infrastructure Committee. Other organizations include work as a member of the Executive Board of Directors of the Great Smoky Mountain Council for Boy Scouts of America, and United Way.

 

 

Credentials

Professional Experience

Avison Young - 2016 to Present

NAI Koella RM Moore - 2004 - 2016

Congressman Randy Forbes (VA-04) (2002 - 2004) Legislative Assistant

Congressman Van Hilleary (TN-04) (2000 - 2002) Staff Assistant & Legislative Correspondent

Van Hilleary for Congress & Governor (2000 - 2001) Field Staff and Executive Aid

 

Affiliations

Great Smoky Mountain Council, Boy Scouts of America – Executive Board of Directors Member (2012 – present)

Knoxville Chamber of Commerce (present), Governmental Affairs Committee and Infrastructure Committee

First United Methodist Church, (2020 - present) Trustees Committee Member 

Nucleus Knoxville Board of Directors Member (2011 – 2013)

 

Awards

Leadership Knoxville, Class of 2019

Knoxville Business Journal / East TN CCIM "Deal of the Year" Award Winner (2016)

Greater Knoxville Business Journal “40 Under 40” Honoree (2015)

CoStar Power Broker Award – Top Retail Leasing Broker (2014)

CoStar Power Broker Award – Top Industrial Leasing Broker (2013)

NAI Global Elite Honoree (2013)

Knoxville Business Journal / East TN CCIM “Broker of the Year” Award Winner (2012)

NAI Global Eagle Award (2012)

Knoxville Business Journal / East TN CCIM “Broker of the Year” Award Winner (2011)

Knoxville Business Journal / East TN CCIM “Deal of the Year” Award Winner (2011)

CoStar Power Broker Award – Top Industrial Leasing Broker (2011)

CoStar Power Broker Award – Top Sales Broker (2011)

 

Education and Designations

Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Designee

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

B.A., Political Science,

Minor, Business Administration

 

 

Client List

Bitmain

Campus Apartments

Ceramaspeed

City of Maryville

Cobalt Yachts

Collegiate Development Group

David Fiser

DDGC, LLC - David Dugger

Durakon Industries

Ennis Business Forms

Faith Lutheran Church

First Horizon

Foothills Property Partnership - Gerry Eastman & Joe Zappa

Hutton

JAB Development - Jim Barker

Jim and Beverly Truan

John Hildreth

Key Safety Systems

Kingston Pike, LLC (Sherrill Hill Development)

Knoxville Orthopedic Clinic

Kyle Baisley

Midpark - Walter Wise

Mountain National Bank

Mountain View Partners - Wade Ewer

Neill Sandler Ford

Pat Carroll

Regal Entertainment Group

Regions Bank

Rogers Cadillac

Roppel Industries

Ruby Tuesday 

Schneider Electric

Scott Huff

Second Harvest Foodbank of East Tennessee

Springdale Partners

Stock Creek Properties Partnership - Joe Zappa and Randy Massey

Tennessee Farmers Cooperative


Properties

Post Trailer Property
1901 Sutherland Avenue
Knoxville, TN
Industrial For Sale / For Lease
Former United Refrigeration Showroom and Warehouse
3530 Papermill Drive
Knoxville, TN
Industrial For Lease
Flex Space with Heavy Power
275 Midway
Oak Ridge, TN
Industrial For Lease
Lot Approved for 7,500 SF Building - Sherrill Hill - Lot 7
0 Moss Grove Boulevard
Knoxville, TN
Land For Sale
Old Weisgarber Road
1100 Old Weisgarber Road 1100
Knoxville, TN
Land For Sale
Base Pointe - Buildings II & III
1705 Base Pointe Way
Louisville, TN
Office For Sale
Ridgeline Land at Base Pointe Business Park
0 Chandler Road
Louisville, TN
Land For Sale
Hawks Landing - Building II
1967 Hawks Landing
Louisville, TN
Office For Lease
Service, Warehouse and Training Facility
1010 Wilder Place
Knoxville, TN
Industrial For Sale
Sublease Manufacturing and Warehouse Facility
777 Emory Valley Road
Oak Ridge, TN
Industrial For Lease
Mountain View Showroom
1420 E. Weisgarber Road
Knoxville, TN
Industrial For Lease
1412 Everett Road
1412 Everett Road
Knoxville, TN
Land For Sale
Building C
7115-7117 Regal Lane
Knoxville, TN
Office For Sale
Buildings A&B
7110-7124 Regal Ln
Knoxville, TN
Office For Sale
Slate at 901 | Retail
2010 Cumberand Avenue
Knoxville, TN
Retail For Lease
10.54 Acres Adjacent to Tanger Outlet
234 Caton Road
Sevierville, TN
Land For Sale
Base Pointe Business Park | Building I
3222 Wrights Ferry Rd
Louisville, TN
Industrial For Lease
Laurel Branch Park
0 Robert C Jackson Drive & Hwy 321
Maryville, TN
Land For Sale
Sutherland Industrial Land
2011 Sutherland Avenue
Knoxville, TN
Land For Sale
Topside Opportunity Zone Land
1528 Topside Road
Louisville, TN
Land For Sale