Grady Hamilton serves as a Managing Director and head of Trammell Crow Company’s Midwest Business Unit. He is responsible for the overall performance of the Business Unit, including identifying new development and investment opportunities throughout Chicago, Minneapolis and the Upper Midwest. Under Grady’s leadership, TCC’s Midwest Business Unit has led over $400MM in development over the past four years, including more than 1,200 apartment units across seven luxury market-rate projects, one NAIOP-award winning speculative industrial building, one value-add industrial acquisition, and two corporate headquarters build-to-suits.
A 20-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry, Grady previously served as Vice President, General Manager of Opus North Corporation, where he oversaw the company’s development operations across all product types in Chicago. While with Opus North, Grady developed four Class A office buildings in the Chicago Metro totaling more than 650,000 square feet, covering both speculative and build-to-suit projects. Among these projects, Grady completed several significant lease transactions to tenants such as Solo Cup Company (133,000 SF), DeVry, Inc. (175,000 SF), Dover Corporation (70,000 SF), Mead Johnson Nutrition (67,000 SF), and AIG (119,000 SF) and twice accepted NAIOP Chicago’s Suburban Office Development of The Year Award on behalf of Opus North Corporation.