Jim Bob Taylor

Managing Principal

Cresa Atlanta

3475 Piedmont Road
Suite 900
Atlanta, GA 30305
United States
404.257.8866 main
404.446.1864 dd
770.597.6069 cell
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Experience

Jim Bob Taylor has 29 years of commercial real estate experience representing industrial corporate clients with site selection, lease negotiations and facility disposal.  He has negotiated a wide variety of complex transactions, including a $26 million, 761,000 SF build-to-suit with The Home Depot; sale disposition of a 495,000 SF warehouse for Matsushita Real Estate Corporation; and an 85,000 SF corporate headquarters lease with SecureWorks.  He recently completed a 125,000 SF corporate headquarters lease for Global Payments and represented the company in many other transactions across the U.S. and Canada, while serving as Global Payments' exclusive Real Estate Consultant.  He was also the transaction manager for Recall Total Information Management, which entailed 6,000,000 SF total in 185 leases across the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Mr. Taylor was formerly a Senior Vice President with CBRE's Industrial Services Group, where he averaged more than 30 transactions a year. Prior to 2006, He was a Principal with Trammel Crow Company. He was honored as the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtor's top industrial broker in 2004 with $33 million in transactions; selected by the Atlanta Business Chronicle's Book of Lists as the Top Ten Industrial Producer in 2004-2005; and selected for the Atlanta Business Chronicle's Who's Who in Atlanta Commercial Real Estate, July 2005.  Jim Bob is a member of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, the North Point Community Church and was the 2008 Vice President and 2009 President of the Marist Booster Club.  Mr. Taylor was also the community track coach at Marist School from 2009-2011.

Affiliations

  • Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors
  • Real Estate Brokerage License - State of Georgia

Acknowledgments

  • Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors - Phoenix Award, 2009
  • Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors Million Dollar Club
  • Top Ten Industrial Producer, 2004-2005, by the Atlanta Business Chronicle's Book of Lists
  • Who's Who in Atlanta Commercial Real Estate, 2005 - by the Atlanta Business Chronicle

Education

  • Georgia Institute of Technology - Industrial Management

Subleases

Property Available Space Rental Rate
ATLANTA - 4925 Avalon Ridge Pky
4925 Avalon Ridge Pky
Norcross, GA 30071
84,657 SF $4.15 NNN; $1.15 Expenses
COMMERCE - 366 Industrial Parkway
366 Industrial Parkway
Commerce, GA
28,931 SF

Select Clients

Tropicana, Inc.  35,623 SF - $1,000,000 + value
National DCP - Dunkin Brands 120,000 SF freezer - $5,000,000 + value
United Natural Foods, Inc. 258,000 SF - $7,000,000 + value
Recall Total Information Management   (Multi-Market Transactions) 6,000,000 SF - $88,000,000 + value
Recall Corporate Headquarters  68,000 SF - $12,000,000 + value
Recall Data Protection Services (Office) 31,000 SF - $2,480,000 + value
Recall Global and Customer Care Data Center  17,000 SF - $1,310,000 + value
Recall Total Information Management Boston, MA Build-To-Suit 40,000 SF - $4,000,000 + value
Global Payments US Headquarters  125,000 SF - $32,000,000 + value
Global Payments US Call Center (Maryland)  85,000 SF - $12,000,000 + value
Global Payments Regional Headquarters (Canada) 45,000 SF - $17,000,000 + value
Metso Paper, Appleton, WI, Investment Sale/Leaseback  170,000 SF - $4,800,000 + value
Metso Paper US Headquarters Construction Management  45,000 SF - $2,400,000 + value
Metso Paper, Appleton, WI Build-to-Suit 90,000 SF - $4,000,000 + value
ABX Logistics International Multi-City Transactions  1,500,000 SF + value
A1 Freeman Moving & Storage  210,000 SF - 3,700,000 + value
The Home Depot Build-to-Suit  761,000 SF - $26,000,000 + value
Matsushita Real Estate Corporation   (Panasonic Corporation) Sale  495,455 SF - 17,200,000 + value
Simplicity Manufacturing (Snapper Tools) 458,000 SF - $6,000,000 + value
Logistics International Multi-City Transactions  400,000 SF + value
Barrow Industries, Inc. Built-to-Suit  230,000 SF - $4,700,000 + value
Essex Wire Corporation Build-to-Suit  228,000 SF - $7,000,000 + value
Aveno Windows and Shades  216,000 SF - $3,000,000 + value
Brambles Canada, Inc. Toronto, ON Build-to-Suit  147,000 SF - $15,000,000 + value
Breda Transportation  120,000 SF - $2,000,000 + value
Print Direction, Inc. U.S. Corporate Headquarters  86,000 SF - $2,600,000 + value
SecureWorks US Headquarters  85,000 SF - $8,300,000 + value
Pacific Imports  78,500 SF - $1,500,000 + value
Tech Packaging  71,000 SF - $1,920,000 + value
Tech Packaging Hazel Township, PA Build-to-Suit 225,000 SF - $12,300,000 + value
Polaroid  52,000 SF - $1,300,000 + value
Opus Woods (Land)  60 acres - $3,500,000 + value
East Jones Bridge (Land)  32 acres - $1,500,000 + value
Dish Network 416,000 SF - $12,000,000 + value
Pacific Imports 130,000 SF - $550,000 + value
Mizuno USA 520,000 SF - $20,000,000 + value
Miller Zell Inc.  311,000 SF
AZZ 180,693 SF

Success Stories

Client Location Sq. Footage
Miller Zell, Inc. Atlanta, Georgia  311,000 
Mizuno USA Braselton, GA  520,000 
Suzanna's Kitchen Suwanee, GA  326,000 
Tech Packaging - Build-to-Suit Hazelton, PA  223,200