May 9, 2018 | Washington, D.C. – Ten individuals have been selected as the inaugural recipients of the NAIOP and Prologis Inclusion in CRE Scholarship for Women and Underrepresented Professionals. The program is designed to prepare a pipeline of women and minorities for development and operations positions in commercial real estate.
The recipients are:
Project Director, Partners By Design
Vice President, Stream Realty Partners
Authorized Officer, UBS Realty Investors LLC
San Francisco, California
Senior Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield
San Jose, California
Development Associate, Dream
Associate, Cushman & Wakefield
Senior Development Manager, Holland Partner Group
Director, Development, RioCan REIT
Student, The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
"NAIOP is proud to partner with Prologis to establish a program that brings diverse voices and outlooks into to the commercial real estate industry," said Thomas J. Bisacquino, NAIOP president and CEO. "We’ve long held the position that diversity enriches business and the industry as a whole, and we’re confident that the educational opportunities the scholarship recipients receive through NAIOP will guide their knowledge as they build their careers."
"The selection process revealed an incredible depth of candidate skills and backgrounds," said Kim Snyder, president of Prologis’ West Region and NAIOP vice chair for membership. "At Prologis, we are working to create a robust pipeline of diverse commercial real estate professionals in the industry. We are thrilled these individuals will sharpen their industry knowledge through NAIOP’s outstanding education courses and participate in I.CON, the industry’s most prominent industrial conference."
As part of the program, each of the recipients will earn the “NAIOP Certificate of Advanced Study in Commercial Real Estate Development,” a comprehensive program built on a body of knowledge critical to success in the development industry and delivered through courses in the NAIOP Center for Education. Recipients will also travel to I.CON: The Industrial Conference, (June 7-8, New Jersey), where they’ll meet with mentors and build a network with 700+ industrial real estate leaders.
About NAIOP: NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is the leading organization for developers, investors, owners and related professionals in office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate. NAIOP provides unparalleled industry networking and education, and advocates for effective legislation on behalf of our members. NAIOP advances responsible, sustainable development that creates jobs and benefits the communities in which our members work and live. For more information, visit www.naiop.org.
ABOUT PROLOGIS: Prologis, Inc. is the global leader in logistics real estate with a focus on high-barrier, high-growth markets. As of March 31, 2018, the company owned or had investments in, on a wholly owned basis or through co-investment ventures, properties and development projects expected to total approximately 683 million square feet (63 million square meters) in 19 countries. Prologis leases modern distribution facilities to a diverse base of approximately 5,000 customers across two major categories: business-to business and retail/online fulfillment.
Kathryn Hamilton, NAIOP
(703) 904-7100, ext. 165
Jason Golz, Prologis