HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DCT Industrial Trust® (NYSE: DCT), a leading industrial real estate company, announced today Sarah Covington will be recognized as a 2016 NAIOP Developing Leader. Sarah has been selected as one of 21 individuals nationwide to receive the honor, awarded to up-and-coming professionals under the age of 35 for their exemplary professional accomplishments, strong leadership and community involvement. Sarah joined DCT Industrial’s Houston team in 2013 and currently serves as Houston’s Leasing and Project Management Coordinator.
“Sarah has been instrumental in DCT Industrial’s success in Houston since joining our team,” said Justin Bennett, Senior Vice President, Houston. “She continues to distinguish herself as a leader within Houston’s real estate community serving as a role model for other professionals. We are very pleased that NAIOP has recognized her for her contributions to our industry.”
“I am truly honored to be named as one of NAIOP’s 2016 Developing Leaders,” said Sarah Covington. “I joined NAIOP in 2013 when I started with DCT Industrial and quickly knew I wanted to become more involved with the organization. Being a member has not only allowed me to contribute to a respected organization, it has also given me a platform to establish myself in Houston’s commercial real estate industry and mentor others who are beginning their careers.”
Sarah will be presented with the award at NAIOP’s Commercial Real Estate Conference 2016, September 26-28, in Scottsdale, Arizona.
About DCT Industrial Trust Inc.®
DCT Industrial is a leading industrial real estate company specializing in the ownership, 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, 2016, the Company owned interests in approximately 72.0 million square feet of properties leased to approximately 900 customers. 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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