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James  Roberson, SIOR, CCIM

TN License: 00294493

James Roberson

Senior Advisor

NAI Koella | RM Moore

255 N Peters Rd Ste 101, Knoxville, TN 37923-4920

Industrial Specialist
Member Since
SIOR Middle and East Tennessee Chapter
Areas of Practice
Investments, Tenant Representation, Distribution & Logistics, Sale/Leasing, Landlord, Corporate Services, Consulting
Middle & East TN Chapter - SIOR, East TN CCIM Chapter, East Tennessee Industrial Council (Past President & Member), Tennessee Economic Development Council, The Salvation Army (Board Member), Great Smoky Mountains Conservation Association (Board Member)
James Roberson is a Senior Advisor with NAI Koella | RM Moore and specializes in the sale and leasing of industrial and commercial real estate. Thinking outside the box comes naturally to James, as does his ability to maximize opportunities for his clients. But, it's his attention to the details that have made all the difference for his longstanding, and dedicated clients.

Originally from Greenville, South Carolina, James has called East Tennessee home for more than 18 years. During this time, he has gained extensive market knowledge of Knoxville and the surrounding areas, which informs his guidance for each, and every client. With his previous experience in land and resource management, James can envision the broad range of potential for properties, both vacant and occupied.

Having been involved in many large manufacturing focused projects, James is proud to have played a role in many deals that have brought employment opportunities to the area, including: Lifetime Products, Fresenius, Morgan Olsen, and Duraline.

In addition to James' extensive experience in this market, he is also dedicated to continually improving his professional education, as evidenced by his prestigious designations with the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), and as a Certified Commercial Investment Members (CCIM). He has accrued quite a few professional accolades as well, including being named the Industrial Broker of the Year by Knoxville Business Journal, four years in a row.

Aside from his professional endeavors, James is dedicated to his family, and community. Having been married to his wife for more than 20 years; they, along with their two children enjoy reading, the great outdoors, and being involved with creating a true community impact with their church family. For a number of years, James has also been a board member of The Salvation Army, Great Smoky Mountains Conservation Association, and finds fly-fishing is one of his favorite past times.
  • Industrial Broker of the Year - Knoxville Business Journal
  • CoStar Power Broker
  • Clemson University
James Roberson, SIOR, CCIM
NAI Koella | RM Moore
Knoxville, TN
Jay Cobble, SIOR, CCIM
Providence CRES
Knoxville, TN
Industrial Lease
121,211 Sq. Ft.
September 29, 2023 Knoxville, TN

James Roberson, SIOR, CCIM
NAI Koella | RM Moore
Knoxville, TN
Industrial Sale
57,075 Sq. Ft.
May 6, 2016 Lenoir City, TN

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