Biography

TRANSWESTERN ROLE

Ben serves as senior vice president within the national industrial development platform where he is responsible for the implementation, execution and management of development projects with a focus on the Houston and Austin markets.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Ben has over 12 years of experience in all aspects of industrial real estate including acquisitions, development, dispositions and leasing.  Over the course of his career, Ben has been involved with the development of over 5 million square feet of industrial space in Austin, Dallas and Houston.  Recent responsibilities include Southwest Commerce Center, a 477,000 sf industrial building and Stafford Crossing, a two building 334,000 sf industrial park, both in Houston; Southpark Commerce Center, a three building, 350,000 sf industrial project in Austin; Chisholm Trail Trade Center, a three building, 440,000 sf industrial park in Round Rock.
 
Prior to joining the Company, Ben spent eight years with IDI Logistics, Brookfield Logistics Properties (formally IDI). He established the Houston office in 2009 was most recently the director of regional investments overseeing development and leasing in Houston and acquisitions across Texas.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION

NAIOP – Member of the Houston Chapter and National Forums
SIOR – Developer Associate

EDUCATION

Ben received his Bachelor of Business Degree from Southern Methodist University.