Based in Transwestern’s Miami office, Senior Vice President John Vaught is recognized as one of the firm’s leading multi-market real estate professionals and relationship managers. John’s responsibilities include industrial user/occupier representation, multi-market transaction, and account management, consulting, strategic site selection, incentives messaging optimization.  
Leveraging years of experience developing solutions for clients, John offers strategic consulting for single properties or multi-market portfolios, site selection, labor, and infrastructure analysis, acquisitions and dispositions, build-to-suit development, portfolio optimization, transaction management, and economic incentive negotiations.  


Over the course of John’s successful 24-year career, he has completed leasing and sales assignments with a total value in excess of $500 million.  John’s clients cover a wide range of industries and sizes, including: Alberto Culver*, Angiotech, Carrier Enterprises*, CEVA Logistics*, Cintas Corporation*, Cordis (J&J), Cox Enterprises, Dividend Capital, Dole, Dow Chemical*, Dow AgroSciences, Falcon Farms, Gold Coast Beverages, Government of India, Government of Puerto Rico*, Harte Hanks, Hershey’s, Hyundai Mobis*, Iron Mountain*, Kuehne & Nagel*, Laufen/Roca Group*, Legacy Pharmaceuticals, Mainfreight, One Liberty Properties, Patheon Pharmaceuticals *, PCA, Permasteelisa*, Pfizer, Ryan Herco*, Ryder Systems*, Target, United States Cold Storage*, YRC (MIQ) Logistics, Puerto Rico Industrial Development Corporation  (PRIDCO)*
* multiple projects


John is very active in the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, a national industry organization. He is past president of the South Florida chapter, served on the National Advisory Committee, and has presented at the organization’s national annual conference. He is also a former vice president with the South Florida chapter of the Warehouse Education Research Council. 
A two-time winner of NAIOP’s Industrial Deal of the Year, John has also twice been named a finalist for this award as well as a two-time finalist for Industrial Broker of the Year.  He is a licensed real estate salesperson in the state of Florida.