Latest Hire Supports National Expansion of Logistics Development Group
January 08, 2020
Dallas – Transwestern Development Co. (TDC®) today announces it has expanded its National Logistics Group with the addition of Denton Walker. In his role as Regional Partner, Walker is responsible for logistics development projects throughout the Southwest with a primary focus on Texas. This includes over 4 million square feet of projects currently in process in Dallas, Houston and Austin.
This hire follows a series of senior leader appointments, including five experts with more than 30 years of experience, bringing the Logistics Group to 23 professionals across six regional offices. The group develops both speculative and build-to-suit industrial projects, primarily in major distribution markets, with expertise in intermodal logistics, e-commerce, port strategy, sustainability and municipal incentives.
“We are intentional in recruiting the best professionals in the sector to build on our existing pipeline and capitalize on unique opportunities in the market,” said John Thomas, TDC Managing Partner who oversees the National Logistics Group. “With 30 years of experience, Denton brings deep knowledge and a proven track record with outstanding relationships to our growing team.”
Walker joins TDC from Trammell Crow Company, where he spent more than 30 years developing industrial, office and retail projects. His diverse background in real estate also encompasses property leasing, construction and financing, and he brings to Transwestern strong relationships with brokerage and capital markets professionals.
“Texas has experienced tremendous demand from a variety of industrial users, and there remains untapped opportunity in Texas and the Southwest region to create value for our parents and stakeholders,” said Walker. “I am impressed by Transwestern’s reputation for delivering state-of-the-art product that anticipates what today’s logistics tenants require from a modern facility in strategically located markets. I look forward to building on that momentum and enhancing the firm’s presence throughout the Southwest.”
Founded in 1978, Transwestern has developed office, industrial, multifamily and healthcare projects across the United States. Since 2012, Transwestern Development Company’s pipeline of projects either completed or in process exceeds $5.6 billion in total cost.
ABOUT TRANSWESTERN DEVELOPMENT CO.
Transwestern Development Co. (TDC®) is a diversified business with expertise in all commercial property types. The firm executes projects through a variety of venture and contract structures and has been creating commercial landmarks for itself, its partners and valued customers throughout the U.S. since 1978. TDC operates as a principal, investing capital alongside its institutional equity partners in the development of speculative and build-to-suit projects, and as a fee developer for clients and user-owners. Part of the integrated Transwestern enterprise, the firm capitalizes on the market insight and operational expertise of its affiliates, which include a diversified real estate services firm with 34 U.S. offices and a real estate investment management company. For more information, visit transwesterndevelopment.com.