(CHICAGO, July 27, 2015) – Becknell Industrial announced today that it has hired Dan Fogarty as Senior Vice President - Development. A 20-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry, Mr. Fogarty has extensive experience in acquisitions, leasing, asset management and ground-up development.
Prior to joining Becknell Industrial, Dan served for eight years as Vice President and Market Officer at Conor Commercial Real Estate in Rosemont, Illinois where he was charged with the management of all existing industrial and office projects within the Midwest, as well as identifying new investment opportunities. Prior to his tenure at Conor, Dan also worked as a Vice President at InSite Real Estate in OakBrook, Illinois and Director of Leasing at First Industrial Realty Trust in Chicago, Illinois.
Commenting on Dan’s hiring, Mark Shapland, Becknell's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, said "We are excited to have Dan join the Becknell team. Dan has established himself as a trusted and respected member of the industrial real estate community. His development expertise and drive are a valuable addition to Becknell and we look forward to many new build-to-suit opportunities locally and nationally."
Utilizing his strong network with national and local brokerage firms, Mr. Fogarty will be responsible for identifying, pursuing and directing new build-to-suit and speculative development opportunities across the U.S.
About Becknell Industrial
Becknell Industrial specializes in the development, investment and management of industrial properties across the United States. The company currently owns interests in 122 properties totaling more than 12 million square feet. Vertically integrated, Becknell is responsible for every aspect of the project providing the decision-making authority and expertise to meet client expectations for a high-performance facility delivered on time and on budget.
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