Sim Doughtie, CCIM, SIOR, MCR, SLCR, is an experienced 40+ year veteran in the Atlanta commercial real estate market. He has been with King Industrial Realty, Inc. for 30+ years where he has served as President of the firm since 2008. Sim is a Life Member of The Million Dollar Club of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, and he currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors.
Having worked on many notable assignments over the years, Sim has twice won the coveted Alvin B. Cates Award for The Most Outstanding Transaction of the Year presented annually by The Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors. First winning this prestigious award in 2014 by devising a plan to re-purpose Shannon Mall where it was re-developed for the film industry and e-commerce. The second time he won this award in 2021, he produced another opportunity for the film industry with a creative plan to access and to develop a land site at the juncture of I-285 and I-675 that had been dormant for many years. Sim has worked on many notable assignments over the years.
In 2009, Sim represented General Mills with a Regional Distribution Center built-to-suit assignment that ultimately was in Social Circle, Georgia and developed by The Rockefeller Development Group. At the time of its completion, this project as the largest LEED Certified Gold facility ever built in North America with 1,508,765 total square feet on 130+/- acres.
Sim is a member of SIOR, CCIM, CoreNet Global (MCR & SLCR Designations), CORFAC International (Past President), Vistage International, Georgia State University Real Estate Honorary Board, serves on the Board of Directors of The Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, in 2018 was deemed a Who’s Who in the Atlanta Commercial Real Estate Arena by the Atlanta Business Chronicle, and in both 2021 and 2022 he was honored as a member of the Industrial Influencers by GlobeSt. Forum magazine.
During his career, Sim has earned a solid reputation as an expert in the Atlanta commercial real estate market, and he is regularly invited by various groups to speak and/or participate on expert panels as either the moderator or as a panelist. Sim has also had articles published by The Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Southeast Real Estate Business Magazine.
An Atlanta native, Sim is an alumnus of Georgia State University where he majored in Real Estate and Management, and while attending GSU, was the President of his fraternity, Pi Kappa Alpha. He lives in Cobb County with his wife, Tricia, and their Golden Doodle, Mattie, and are members of Peachtree Presbyterian Church and the Atlanta Track Club.