Jim Camp, CCIM has been with Adams Commercial Real Estate, since 1996. He is an A.B. graduate of Mercer University majoring in music, followed by a Masters of Fine Arts degree from the University of Georgia with a concentration in organ performance.
Since joining Adams Commercial Real Estate Jim became strongly involved in the redevelopment of commercial nodes such as East Atlanta Village. For example, in East Atlanta Jim successfully brokered a number of sites, including the current SunTrust building as well as several restaurant locations, including what is now Holy Taco, the Midway and others. His skill at assembling larger sites came into prominence when he represented the Atlanta Board of Education in securing the site of the current Parkside Elementary School, located in Grant Park. As a part of the development team, Jim assisted in the purchase and construction of a 10,000 SF retail site housing a local trade school in Dekalb County. Several sites along the Memorial corridor that now have mixed-use multi-story apartment complexes were brokered by Jim.
Leasing opportunities have included deals with State Farm and Allstate as well as several restaurants, offices and retail locations.
Jim has extensive experience with IRC Section 1031 Tax-Deferred Exchanges, which allows a Seller to defer Federal tax on capital gains. This particular strategy, which is not known by some Sellers, is utilized as another tool in his real estate arsenal to assist clients facing significant tax liabilities.
Jim is a member of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors as well as the Georgia CCIM Chapter. He is an avid horse enthusiast, often traveling out of state to attend horse racing events such as the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes. He spent over 10 years volunteering at WABE during Pledge Drives and has just completed his 7th year of volunteering at the BB&T Atlanta Open held each year at Atlantic Station. Jim is also a runner and has competed in the Chicago, Atlanta, Louisville and Marine Corps marathons as well as many half-marathons and 10K races.