Managing Principal
Lee & Associates Eastern Pennsylvania

Specializing in Industrial Real Estate

First Name Last Name, Title

Brian Knowles, SIOR, CCIM
Managing Principal | President

D: 610.400.0484


Specializing in Industrial Real Estate

Brian Knowles, CCIMSIOR is a founding Principal of Lee & Associates of Eastern Pennsylvania LLC, where he also serves as the Marketing and Recruitment Chair and a member of the firm’s Board of Managers. His transactional focus includes site selection, tenant representation, and the disposition of industrial real estate for clients on a national level with a concentration throughout the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware markets.

Brian provides industrial clients with expertise and best practices in evaluating real estate portfolios and supply chain initiatives to uncover cost-saving opportunities. Brian has completed in excess of 40 million square feet of transactions for his clients and sold over 3,000 acres of industrial land. Additionally, he has represented many companies on their consolidation projects, build-to-suit initiatives, site selection, and disposition projects throughout the local and many other US/global markets.

Notable Transactions

Honor Foods - Buyer Rep 250,000 SF
Walmart Stores - BTS 1,200,000 SF
Walgreen's - Disposition 575,000 SF
DHL Supply Chain - Tenant Rep 649,000 SF
Procter & Gamble - BTS 1,700,000
Dollar Express - Tenant Rep 405,000 SF
Patagonia - Tenant Rep 350,000 SF
Kelloggs - Tenant Rep 500,000 SF
Lulus - Tenant Rep 250,000 SF

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC)
  • Member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professions (CSCMP)
  • Member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • Member of the Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP)
  • Investment Member of the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)


  • Bachelor of Science in Institutional Management, West Virginia University
  • Alumnus of the Marine Military Academy, Harlingen, Texas
  • Licensed real estate broker in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland

Community Involvement

  • Board Member - Marine Military Academy, Harlington, Texas