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First Industrial Promotes Parrish to Director of Development

New Director Heading to Houston to Oversee Construction of First Northwest Commerce Center and First Pinnacle Industrial Center in Dallas
February 14, 2014
Chad Parrish has been promoted to Director of Development at First INdustrial Realty Trust.
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.

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