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 sixteen 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

Knoxville Area Association of Realtors - Board of Directors - Director/Commercial Chapter Chair

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

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

Norfolk Southern

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

Subtext (formerly Collegiate Development Group)

Sweet P's BBQ

Tennessee Farmers Cooperative


Properties

Slate at 901 | Retail
2010 Cumberand Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37916
Retail For Lease
TENN | Retail & Restaurant Space
1830 Cumberland Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37916
Retail For Lease
Wilbanks Industrial Building
6601 Wilbanks Road
Knoxville, TN 37912
Industrial For Sale / For Lease
Excellence Way Manufacturing/Warehouse Facility
305 Excellence Way
Maryville, TN 37801
Industrial For Lease
Hawks Landing - Building II
1967 Hawks Landing
Louisville, TN 37777
Office For Lease
South Knox Development Opportunity - Near Chapman Hwy & Blount Ave
407 Saint Paul Street and 316 W Blount Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37920
Land For Sale
1412 Everett Road
1412 Everett Road
Knoxville, TN 37932
Land For Sale
56,700 sf Warehouse Facility
120 Flint Rd
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Industrial For Lease
Retail Lot in the Heart of Cedar Bluff
0 Moss Grove Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37922
Land For Sale
Laurel Branch Park
0 Robert C Jackson Drive & Hwy 321
Maryville, TN 37801
Land For Sale
Topside Opportunity Zone Land
1528 Topside Road
Louisville, TN 37777
Land For Sale
City Yard - West Jackson Avenue
Jackson Ave
Knoxville, TN 37917
Land For Sale
Bearden Area Warehouse and Development Land
5911 Echo Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919
Industrial For Sale
Excellence Way Build to Suit
Excellence Way
Maryville, TN 37801
Industrial For Lease
Slate at 901 | Retail
2010 Cumberand Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37916
Retail For Lease
City Yard - West Depot and Cooper Street
Depot St
Knoxville, TN 37917
Land For Sale
City Yard - Oak & 5th Ave Area
5th Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917
Land For Sale
Heritage Blvd Lot 2
Heritage Blvd
Newport, TN 37821
Land For Sale
Heritage Blvd Lot 1
Heritage Blvd
Newport, TN 37821
Land For Sale
Post Trailer Property
1901 Sutherland Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37921
Industrial For Sale / For Lease
Base Pointe Business Park | Building I
3222 Wrights Ferry Rd
Louisville, TN 37777
Industrial For Lease