Charleston Industrial Real Estate Market Overview
Located between two large urban centers and close to advanced port infrastructure, Charleston is a prime market for manufacturers and distributors that serve East Coast and international audiences. The Port of Charleston is a growing operation and a leader among Southeastern U.S. ports based on its investment in port infrastructure projects and preparation for Post-Panamax traffic. With access to six major interstates, two national rail carriers and five primary airports, the Port of Charleston and surrounding region offers the resources to meet growing industrial real estate and supply chain needs. Consequently, major retail and automotive brands are investing in the market.
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Senior Vice President, Development
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- Ronel Borner joined CenterPoint Properties as Senior Vice President, Development, in October 2019. He is responsible for leading the Company’s development strategy within the Eastern Region, including New York/New Jersey, Savannah and South Florida markets. Before joining CenterPoint, Ronel served as Director of Real Estate Development at The Rockefeller Group as well as principal at Acquis Development Corporation. Ronel has over 15 years of 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. 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.Close Bio
Paul “PJ” Charlton
Senior Vice President, Investments
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Paul “PJ” Charlton
Senior Vice President, Investments484-432-0239 firstname.lastname@example.orgPaul "PJ" Charlton joined CenterPoint as Senior Vice President, Investments, in 2015 to oversee the growth of the Company's East Coast portfolio. He is responsible for executing CenterPoint's eastern region investment strategy, sourcing and managing local acquisition transactions, and collaborating with the entire regional team to look for new investment opportunities and add value to the existing portfolio. PJ brings more than a decade of experience in industrial real estate to the Company. Before joining CenterPoint, he served as Principal and Senior Vice President of Investments for KTR Capital Partners. He led the sourcing, negotiation and execution of more than $1 Billion of industrial investment transactions in the Southeast, Southwest and Mid-Atlantic regions. PJ graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in business from Wake Forest University and earned an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.Close Bio
Senior Vice President, Regional Manager
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Senior Vice President, Regional Manager201-221-1918 email@example.comDavid Nenner joined CenterPoint Properties as Senior Vice President, Regional Manager in 2014. In this role, he is responsible for managing CenterPoint’s East Region portfolio, which includes over 13 million square feet of property across New Jersey, South Florida, Charleston and Savannah. While overseeing CenterPoint’s asset management strategy across the region, David partners with the East Region team to vet and underwrite investment opportunities. He has over 25 years of experience in industrial real estate.
Before joining CenterPoint, David served as EVP/Director of Asset Management at Ivy Equities and VP/Regional Manager for RREEF. Additionally, he worked as an industrial broker for JLL and The Edward S. Gordon Company. David holds a bachelor’s degree from Babson College and a master’s degree from Columbia University.Close Bio