New Director Heading to Houston to Oversee Construction of First Northwest Commerce Center and First Pinnacle Industrial Center in Dallas
|Chad Parrish has been promoted to Director of Development at First INdustrial Realty Trust.|
First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:FR
) recently promoted Chad Parrish to director of development and announced his relocation to Texas where he will direct the Chicago-based REIT's developments in Houston and Dallas.
The firm is planning to begin construction this year on First Northwest Commerce Center, a 350,820-square-foot, cross-dock distribution facility in Northwest Houston, followed by the 598,000-square-foot First Pinnacle Industrial Center in Dallas.
In addition to overseeing First Industrial's speculative and build-to-suit developments in the region, Parrish will also be responsible for site acquisition, entitlements, redevelopment and assisting in the sourcing and closing of new acquisitions.
As a development associate for First Industrial, Parrish worked on land acquisitions and development projects, including permits and approvals, as well as managing make-ready and tenant improvement projects. He joined the company as a senior development analyst, and prior to that he was a financial analyst for Centex Homes in St. Louis.