August 1, 2016
Indianapolis-based Duke Realty Corp. added a new leasing and development leader in Southern California. Jake Smith, a 15-year CRE veteran, joined the industrial REIT to oversee leasing of the company’s 4.3-million-square-foot Southern California industrial portfolio and be responsible for identifying new development and investment opportunities in the market.
Prior to joining Duke Realty, Smith served at DCT Industrial where he focused on leasing and acquisitions in the Orange County, Los Angeles and San Diego markets. He also served in an acquisitions role previously at The Bendetti Co.
Duke Realty’s Chris Burns says, “We are pleased to add an experienced and accomplished commercial real estate professional to our team in Southern California who can help us continue our growth in the market.”
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