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John M. Adams III, SIOR, CCIM
Office Specialist
Office Specialist, Avison Young
630 S. Concord St.
Knoxville, TN 37919
United States
Phone: +1-865-450.8883
Cell: +1-865-256.2719
Email: john.adams@avisonyoung.com
Website: AvisonYoung.com
 
Chapter:   SIOR Middle and East Tennessee Chapter
Member Since: 2008
 

Vice Chair, Office Member Group

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Bio

John M. Adams is a Principal with Avison Young’s Knoxville office, formerly a Principal at

Cushman & Wakefield | Cornerstone. John specializes in the leasing and sale of office properties.

A Knoxville native, he graduated on the National Dean's List from the University of Tennessee in

2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, majoring in finance. During his

tenure at Cornerstone, John received the 2013 East TN CCIM/Knoxville Business Journal “Deal of

the Year” award for his work in matching a developer to 23-acre long vacant hospital site on

Knoxville’s south waterfront—a deal that will have a significant impact on Knoxville as the plan

includes development of apartments, student housing, retail and office space in a location that will

be the linchpin for the city’s waterfront revitalization efforts.

John is active in several local organizations as well as local chapters of national organizations.

Acting as the President of the Middle and East Tennessee SIOR Chapter, John is active in

seeking the best practice and interface for presenting in the ever-changing, advancing commercial

real estate world.

CREDENTIALS

• Leadership Knoxville

• Greater Knoxville “40 Under 40” Honoree (2010)

• Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) – Office Specialist

• Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) – East Tennessee

• SIOR Digital Media & Communications Committee Chair (2014-2015)

• SIOR Eastern TN Board of Directors (2012-2016)

• Knoxville Area Association of Realtors Board of Directors (2014-2016)

• Knoxville Business Journal / East TN CCIM “Deal of the Year” Award Winner (2013) & (2015)

• East TN CCIM President (2008)

• East TN CCIM President of the Board of Directors (2009)

• Knoxville Area Association of Realtors Commercial MLS Chair (2010 & 2012)

• Nucleus Knoxville Board President (2010)

• Big Brothers, Big Sisters Board (2010-2012)

• Knoxville Area Association of Realtors “Realtor of the Year” (2012)

• CoStar Power Broker (2011-2015)

• Licensed Real Estate Broker- Tennessee

• UT Alumni Association

• UT Berkshire Hathaway Association

• Salvation Army volunteer

• University of Tennessee

-B.S./Business Administration and Finance

Achievements
Affiliates
Areas of Practice
  • Tenant Representation
  • Corporate Services
  • Investments
M2M Transactions
2018

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$500,000 Office Sale

22,000 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - July 26, 2018

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

Jay Cobble, SIOR, CCIM

Providence CRES
Knoxville, TN

$192,030 Office Lease

2,076 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - July 12, 2018

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$175,977 Office Lease

4,120 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - July 12, 2018

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$750,000 Office Sale

15,000 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - June 1, 2018

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$1,050,000 Land Sale

76,230 sq. ft. space

Knoxville, TN - June 1, 2018

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$500,000 Office Sale

24,250 sq. ft.

Athens, TN - June 1, 2018

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$775,000 Office Sale

15,611 sq. ft.

Lafollette, TN - May 21, 2018

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

Jay Cobble, SIOR, CCIM

Providence CRES
Knoxville, TN

$335,180 Office Lease

3,200 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - April 19, 2018

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$135,000 Office Lease

1,519 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - April 19, 2018

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$361,983 Office Lease

4,017 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - April 5, 2018

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

Justin Cazana, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$186,168 Office Lease

1,753 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - February 22, 2018

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

Justin Cazana, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

1,092,000 Office Lease

8,700 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - February 9, 2018

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$1,655,989 Office Lease

25,125 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - January 28, 2018
2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$6,000,000 Office Sale

95,000 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - December 15, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$340,844 Industrial Lease

15,000 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - December 15, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$6,000,000 Office Sale

95,724 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - December 5, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$2,500,000 Office Lease

15,626 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - December 1, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$900,000 Office Sale

6,864 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - November 16, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$1,300,000 Office Lease

4,336 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - November 2, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$46,930 Office Lease

1,490 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - October 19, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$96,854 Office Lease

912 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - October 19, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$297,471 Office Lease

10,233 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - October 19, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$166,598,875 Office Lease

25,125 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - October 12, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$33,893 Office Lease

2,556 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - September 22, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$38,478 Office Lease

830 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - September 8, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$15,204 Office Lease

957 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - September 8, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$698,683 Office Lease

13,040 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - August 17, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$12,277 Office Lease

2,540 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - August 11, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$835,000 Office Sale

3,200 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - August 11, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$933,000 Land Sale

10 acres

Knoxville, TN - July 24, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$137,900 Office Sale

3,306 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - July 24, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$249,000 Land Sale

2 acres

Knoxville, TN - July 13, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$295,000 Office Sale

2,500 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - July 13, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$83,642 Office Lease

1,353 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - July 1, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$79,668 Office Sale

2,402 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - June 2, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$580,000 Office Sale

2,402 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - May 31, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$12,030 Office Lease

802 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - May 5, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$119,952 Office Lease

1,750 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - April 20, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$33,101 Office Lease

714 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - April 20, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

605,465 Office Lease

7,438 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - April 7, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$198,395 Office Lease

4,659 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - March 24, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$3,136,647 Office Lease

25,125 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - February 23, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$102,673 Office Lease

3,570 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - February 23, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$160,956 Office Lease

3,156 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - February 10, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$82,650 Other Lease

2,500 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - January 31, 2017

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$59,233 Office Lease

3,306 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - January 31, 2017
2016

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$315,249 Office Lease

5,126 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - December 31, 2016

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$750,000 Office Sale

7,391 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - December 28, 2016

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$345,754 Office Lease

14,242 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - December 28, 2016

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$1,625,000 Office Sale

16,452 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - December 28, 2016

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$298,094 Office Lease

5,598 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - December 22, 2016

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$411,946 Office Lease

3,248 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - December 19, 2016

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

$91,620 Industrial Lease

5,090 sq. ft.

Knoxville, TN - December 18, 2016
2015

Justin Cazana, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

John Adams, SIOR, CCIM

Avison Young
Knoxville, TN

Louise Frazier, SIOR, CCIM, CPM

Blue Ridge Realty, Inc.
Knoxville, TN

$4,700,000 Office Sale

61,688 sq. ft.

Justin represented Cooper Realty Investments
John represented Cooper Realty Investments

Knoxville, TN - November 2, 2015
Committee History
CommitteeCommittee RoleBegin DateEnd Date
Office Member GroupVice Chair2/1/20151/1/2020
Member Coalition CouncilMember12/1/201712/31/2019
Technology CommitteeMember11/14/201710/1/2019
Communications and Branding CommitteeChair10/1/20169/30/2018
Tenant Rep and Corporate Services Member GroupMember1/1/20189/14/2018
Membership Standards & Admissions CommitteeMember11/1/201510/31/2017
Technology CommitteeMember10/1/201610/1/2017
Group Tax ExemptionMember10/1/20159/30/2017
Chapter Leadership CouncilMember10/1/20159/30/2017
Non Dues Revenue CommitteeMember1/1/201612/31/2016
Technology CommitteeMember10/1/201410/1/2016
Young ProfessionalsMember10/1/20149/30/2016
Non Dues Revenue CommitteeMember1/1/201512/31/2015
AdmissionsMember11/1/201310/31/2015
Chapter Leadership CouncilMember10/1/20139/30/2015
Committee Council LeadershipChair10/1/20149/30/2015
Group Tax ExemptionMember10/1/20139/30/2015
Young ProfessionalsVice Chair10/23/201210/23/2014
Technology CommitteeMember10/1/201310/1/2014
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