Chad is the Co-founder/ Executive Director of Taylor Allen Properties. He specializes in sales and leasing of office, warehouse and income producing properties. With over fifteen years of industry experience, Chad is one of only two Brokers in Northwest Florida to achieve both the CCIM and the SIOR designations. Chad has been a Licensed Realtor in the State of FL since 2002 and has focused solely on commercial sales and leasing since 2011. Chad has been involved in the sale or lease of over 700,000 square feet improved commercial property and was involved in multiple vacant commercial land transactions. Mr. Knaepple currently serves on multiple boards and committees holding the position of Commercial Director for Emerald Coast Association of Realtors, Board Member of Gulf Coast Commercial MLS (regional commercial MLS), Treasurer of the Airport Plaza Commercial Condominium and also volunteers his time professionally for Food for Thought Florida 501(c)(3) advising on site selection, valuations, and negotiations for their current and past locations.
“Chad successfully worked with the seller, banker, creditors and the purchaser to make sure the purchase was a smooth transaction. He’s knowledgeable about the local market, hardworking and honest. I will continue to work with Chad and Jen throughout the Northwest Florida market.”
Ryan Buckley
Development Partner
Hart Lyman Companies LLC

Q&A with Chad

Q: What is your favorite local spot?
A: Anywhere on a boat or on the beach, preferably at sunset.

Q: What is your most amazing travel destination to date?
A: There are many, but if I had to choose one place it’s Chacala, Mexico. It’s a quiet little town on the Pacific Coast that has amazing surf, wonderful local food and is a great place to relax.

Q: What is your idea of a perfect day?
A: Anything that involves my family, a few friends, our sailboat and clear skies.

Q: Do you have a life motto?
A: “There is no such thing as a minor lapse of integrity.” – Tom Peters

Q: Why real estate?
A: I love my job. I love the thrill of negotiating a good deal for my customers. Real estate is ever-changing and I feel lucky to be able to do what I do.

Phone (850) 687-4075