CenterPoint Properties Taps Blake Kelley to Head Its West Coast Development Team
Posted By Staff Writers On April 28, 2022 @ 11:38 am
OAK BROOK, IL – CenterPoint Properties is pleased to announce Blake Kelley has been appointed Senior Vice President of Development in the West Region. Effective May 31, 2022, Blake will be responsible for leading CenterPoint’s development strategy and growing the Company’s presence in its California markets and Seattle. He will be working out of CenterPoint’s office at 725 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA.
“Blake will be a tremendous asset to the team as we continue to expand our footprint on the West Coast. His extensive real estate experience and California market expertise will complement our existing West Coast team,” said Michael Murphy, CenterPoint’s Chief Development Officer.
Blake earned a degree in construction management from Arizona State University and joined Prologis shortly after graduation. Over the past 15 years, he has worked across multiple markets, including Atlanta, GA, Columbus, Ohio, and most recently, Southern California. Blake is an active member of NAIOP’s SoCal Chapter.
CenterPoint leadership is excited about this appointment because Blake brings a tremendous amount of experience in all aspects of real estate, including sourcing opportunities, managing the entitlement process, negotiating contracts, construction management, and developing and executing strategy.
“I am very excited and honored to step into this role at CenterPoint,” said Blake. “They have a highly capable team with an established track record of success, and I look forward to working together to continue to grow the portfolio in the West Region.”
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