“I am very excited to join the CenterPoint team and to have the opportunity to continue expanding the company’s East Coast development presence. \"CenterPoint has had a tremendous impact on industrial real estate across the United States by investing heavily in port, highway and rail-proximate properties. The Company’s financial strength, market knowledge, and local expertise allow it to continue delivering high-quality projects that meet the needs of today’s industrial tenants.”

Posted By Staff Writers On November 5, 2019 @ 12:40 pm


OAK BROOK, IL – CenterPoint Properties is pleased to announce that Ronel Borner has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Development, in the East Region. Ronel is responsible for leading CenterPoint’s development strategy and growing the Company’s presence in New York/New Jersey, Savannah and South Florida markets. He will be working out of CenterPoint’s office at 250 Pehle Avenue in Saddle Brook, New Jersey.

“Ronel will be a tremendous asset to the team as we continue to expand our footprint on the East Coast. His extensive real estate experience and New York/New Jersey market expertise will complement our existing East Coast team,” said Michael Murphy, Chief Development Officer at CenterPoint.

Ronel has more than 15 years’ experience across all aspects of real estate, including entitlements, brownfield development, due diligence, zoning, design management, and project-level debt/equity financing in the New York/New Jersey market. Prior to joining CenterPoint, Ronel served as Director of Real Estate Development for a national developer where he focused on executing development opportunities in the New York and New Jersey markets.

He is a member of the NAIOP New Jersey Chapter as well as the NAIOP National Forums Program. Ronel received his Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and a Master of Science in Real Estate from New York University.

“I am very excited to join the CenterPoint team and to have the opportunity to continue expanding the Company’s East Coast development presence,” said Ronel.  “CenterPoint has had a tremendous impact on industrial real estate across the United States by investing heavily in port, highway and rail-proximate properties. The Company’s financial strength, market knowledge, and local expertise allow it to continue delivering high-quality projects that meet the needs of today’s industrial tenants.”

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