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Posted By Staff Writers On June 8, 2016 @ 9:20 am

OAK BROOK, IL – CenterPoint Properties is pleased to announce William Lu as Senior Vice President, Development, on the West Coast. William is responsible for executing CenterPoint’s West Region development strategy and will work closely with the regional team to grow the Company’s presence in markets including Seattle, Oakland and Los Angeles. He will be working out of CenterPoint’s office at 725 S. Figueroa Street in Los Angeles, CA.

“We are very pleased to bring William onto the team at CenterPoint,” said Michael Murphy, Chief Development Officer at CenterPoint. “His extensive background in the real estate and engineering industries makes him a great addition to drive our development strategy on the West Coast.”

Most recently, William served as Vice President at Conor Commercial Real Estate (a Member of the McShane Companies). He has more than 15 years of real estate industry, engineering design and development experience, and was instrumental in the development of over 4.6 Million SF of Class-A industrial real estate projects, including over two Million SF of build-to-suits.

He is a member of NAIOP, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and USGBC. He is also a Licensed Civil Engineer in the State of California. William received his Bachelors of Science, Civil Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles and Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Irvine.

“I am excited to join the CenterPoint team with its long standing reputation of excellence and look forward to helping the company build upon its successes,” said William. “I believe that the Company’s platform will allow for the growth of its West Coast portfolio and the quick adaptation to market conditions.”