Now Retired! Charlie Dotson is a regional partner with the TCI Group- Jerry Petzoldt Agency, LLC. He has comprehensive commercial real estate experience including facilities management, site selection, design, project management, and master planning. He is well versed in leasing, designing and managing facilities such as offices and laboratories. Mr. Dotson has participated in the site selection for manufacturing facilities. He understands the importance of the environmental assessment process. Mr. Dotson is licensed to practice commercial real estate in Tennessee and is anxious to assist clients in the expansion of retail, commercial and industrial growth in the greater Tri Cities region.
A Kingsport native Mr. Dotson was Manager, Corporate Real Estate at Eastman Chemical Company and acquired vast international experience having handled projects in Asia Pacific, Latin and South America, and Europe as well as domestic and local experience while acting on behalf of Eastman.
Mr. Dotson is a graduate of Tusculum College. He has written articles for facilities publications and has been a speaker at conferences. He was awarded the 2008 Impact Award by the Kingsport Office of Small Business Development and Entrepreneurialship (KOSBE) for his impact on making small businesses successful. Mr. Dotson was Chief Manager and owner of Global Integrators, LLC, which provided master planning, site selection, design and project management services to corporate clients with emphasis on international projects.
Mr. Dotson is a member of and is certified as a Master of Corporate Real Estate (MCR) by the National Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives (NACORE), a Certified Facilities Management Administrator by the Building Owners and Management Institute (BOMI), an active member of the International Development Research Council (IDRC), National Association of Realtors, and Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors – Commercial Member.
A Kingsport native, Charlie has been an active participant in service organizations in Kingsport. He has served the United Way, Kingsport First Night, Kingsport Tomorrow and has participated with area economic development leaders to further the business expansion in the area. He is a firm believer in regionalization.