ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DCT Industrial Trust Inc.® (NYSE: DCT), a leading industrial real estate company, today announced that Lisa Ward has joined the Company as Regional Vice President, Atlanta. In her role, Lisa will be responsible for overseeing leasing, development and capital deployment activities in the Atlanta, Memphis, Nashville and Charlotte markets. In these markets, DCT Industrial owns or manages more than 50 buildings totaling over 13.0 million square feet with 733,000 square feet under development.
Lisa joins DCT Industrial with more than 25 years of real estate experience, including most recently as Vice President, Leasing with a leading real estate owner, developer and operator. Lisa’s tenure in commercial real estate has included various roles in asset management, development, investment sales, marketing and leasing. During her career, Lisa has been responsible for more than 30 million square feet of industrial investment sales and leases with a total market value in excess of $1 billion.
“We are very excited to welcome Lisa to DCT,” said Mike Ruen, Managing Director, East Region of DCT Industrial. “Lisa is one of the top producers in the region, and her market knowledge and strong relationships have already made her a great addition to our team.”
For more information on DCT Industrial’s Atlanta’s properties, please contact Lisa Ward at email@example.com.
About DCT Industrial Trust Inc.®
DCT Industrial Trust Inc. is a leading industrial real estate company specializing in the acquisition, development, leasing and management of bulk distribution and light industrial properties in high-volume distribution markets in the U.S. As of June 30, 2014, the Company owned interests in approximately 74.0 million square feet of properties leased to approximately 900 customers, including 8.6 million square feet operated on behalf of four institutional capital management partners. DCT maintains a Baa2 rating from Moody’s Investors Service and a BBB- from Standard & Poor’s Rating Services. Additional information is available at www.dctindustrial.com.
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