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P: 205.370.0249
O: 205.905.5709
E: sid@retailspecialists.com

Sid Knight


Sid is an associate broker for Retail Specialists, joining the company in 2020. He has six years of experience in retail real estate with a specialization in national tenant representation, project leasing, retail development, and investment sales.

During his tenure with Retail Specialists, Sid has been involved in selling and leasing shopping centers, stand-alone QSRs, and strip center developments. Over the course of his career, Sid has represented national retail tenants including Dunkin Donuts, Harbor Freight Tools, Hollywood Feed, Circle K, and numerous others.

Sid holds a degree in Finance and Real Estate from the University of Alabama and was an active member of the Culverhouse Real Estate Club. He is currently pursuing his CCIM certification and is an active member of ICSC, sitting on the ICSC Gulf South NextGen Committee.

Sid’s involvement in the Birmingham community includes serving as president and vice president of The Bridgeways Junior Board and a holding a position on the sponsorship committee of the Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce Junior Board.

He has won numerous awards including:
  • 2023 Recipient of the CoStar Impact Award: Lease of the Year
  • 2022 Recipient of BBJ’s NextGen BHM Award: Real Estate and Construction
  • 2020 Recipient of the CoStar PowerBroker Top Deal Award
  • 2018 Recipient of The University of Alabama’s Award for Outstanding Leadership & Service
  • On a Personal Level

    Outside of work, Sid enjoys spending time with his friends and family and attending Alabama sporting events. He likes outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, and playing golf on the weekends, although his scorecard may say otherwise.


    • Popeye’s
    • Papa John’s
    • Palm Beach Tan
    • Christopher Mobley
    • Mo’Bay Beignet
    • Dunkin Donuts
    • Smalls Sliders
    • Scooter’s Coffee