Andrew Knapp is a licensed
real estate salesperson in New Jersey.
Knapp also has over thirty years experience in other real property matters, as
tenant, buyer, landlord, restoration specialist, designer, project manager,
property manager, executor, seller, marketer and adviser.
He personally purchased, restored, developed and managed a number of properties
- Montclair, NJ
- Newark, NJ
- Saugerties, NY
- Woodstock, NY
- Chichester, NY
- Loro Ciuffenna, Tuscany, Italy
These included single family residential, multi-families, vacant land and
As a real estate associate, Knapp worked with a number of small business owners
in the process of buying, selling and/or leasing commercial space. He worked
extensively with church congregation Redeemer Montclair in identifying
solutions to their expansion needs while remaining within specific budgetary
and location constraints. In this capacity he assisted in eleven separate
negotiations, two of which involving variances were successfully resolved. The
final negotiation culminated in the purchase of Redeemer Montclair's first
permanent home, a historic church property in downtown Montclair.
Knapp has also worked with numerous other congregations and nonprofits in
exploring space sharing and rentals, including as Buyer's Agent in another
religious facility sold by the Episcopal Diocese of Newark, as well as
Disclosed Dual Agent for two congregations in a long-term rental arrangement.
Andrew Knapp also worked as an educator for seventeen years, and has
significant experience in trade shows sales and organization, branding,
strategic marketing and business brokerage.
Knapp trained as a visual artist at The Cooper Union and Villa Schifanoia, and
as an urban arts promoter at City Without Walls, and he draws upon his creative
background in real estate problem solving. His motto is "real estate out
of the box", and he knows solutions to seemingly unsolvable situations
often lie deceptively close at hand.
Knapp is also the founder of A Greater Town, a local marketing portal.