CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Equity Office, a U.S. office platform wholly-owned by Blackstone’s real estate funds, announced today the appointment of David Moore as a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Director responsible for the Chicago market. In this newly created role, Mr. Moore will be responsible for providing the strategic direction and value creation efforts for the Company’s activities in the Chicago area, including the 11 million square feet of existing office properties.
“David is the perfect addition to the Equity Office team; he has deep local knowledge and a creative and entrepreneurial mindset that will help advance our commitment to creating best-in-class work environments in Chicago,” said Eli Khouri, President and Chief Executive Officer for Equity Office.
Lisa Picard, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, added, “Workplace environments continue to evolve for modern companies and we are deeply committed to providing an office lifestyle that drives value for successful organizations. David, a native Chicagoland resident, has vast insight into the market and will be instrumental in creating real estate solutions that bring a desired energy into our buildings.”
Mr. Moore joins Equity Office from Hines where he was responsible for sourcing, analyzing, underwriting, and driving execution of acquisition and development opportunities across multiple product types of commercial real estate. Also in this role, he led cross-functional design, construction, leasing, accounting, and property management teams on multiple complex development projects.
Prior to his time at Hines, David held analyst positions at Henry Crown and Company and Credit Suisse First Boston. He also started his own company, Red Room Ventures, an outdoor media company.
“Equity Office and Blackstone are some of the most well-known and respected names in the real estate industry,” said Moore. “I am honored to join their team and look forward to driving strong value-creation in the evolving Chicago market.”
Mr. Moore holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from University of Illinois and earned his MBA from Northwestern University. He is also a member of the Urban Land Institute.
About Equity Office
With a portfolio encompassing approximately 47 million square feet of Class A office space, Equity Office is one of the largest commercial real estate firms in the nation. Equity Office, wholly owned by Blackstone’s real estate funds, focuses on meeting tenant demand and strategically addressing the changing needs of companies in superior locations throughout the country. For more information, visit equityoffice.com.