Sim Doughtie 







1920 Monroe Drive NE

Atlanta, GA 30324


Sim Doughtie is an experienced 30+ year veteran in the Atlanta commercial real estate market. He has been with King Industrial Realty, Inc. for 20+ years where he has served as President of the firm since 2008. Sim is a Life Member of The Million Dollar Club through the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, and in 2003, received The Phoenix Award for ten consecutive years of outstanding sales and leasing achievement.


Sim has worked on many notable assignments over the years. The largest being the Regional Distribution Center for General Mills.  This build-to-suit project on 130± acres developed and built by The Rockefeller Development Group consisting of 1,508,765 total square feet was the largest LEED Certified Gold facility ever built in the United States at the time of its completion.


Sim represented McMaster-Carr with their relocation efforts to purchase 112 acres in Douglas County to build a new regional ecommerce fulfillment distribution facility for their online internet sales business totaling 700,000 square feet (expandable to 1,000,000 square feet).


Sim also devised the plan to re-purpose the 90± acres where the twice failed regional mall known as Shannon Mall/Union Station Mall was located. Sim contacted the Mayor Pro Tem of Union City and arranged for the Mall to be re-zoned to TCMU (all commercial uses), and contacted Rooker Properties who put the site under contract, closed, and redeveloped the site with a 987,840 square foot distribution building and multiple buildings for the film industry.  For this deal Sim was honored by The Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors with The Alvin B. Cates Award for The Most Outstanding Transaction in 2014.


Sim is a member of SIOR, CCIM, CoreNet Global (MCR & SLCR Designations), CORFAC International (Vice President), Board of Directors of The Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors and the 2018 Million Dollar Club Chairman, Georgia State University Real Estate Honorary Board, Vistage International, and in 2018 he was deemed a Who’s Who in Commercial Real Estate by The Atlanta Business Chronicle.


Sim is an Atlanta native, and a graduate of Georgia State University’s School of Business, where he majored in real estate and management.  While attending Georgia State, he served as President of his fraternity, Pi Kapa Alpha. Sim and his wife Tricia are members of Peachtree Presbyterian Church, The Atlanta Track Club and The Concourse Athletic Club.  


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