Dermody Properties, a national real estate investment, development and management company specializing in acquisitions and development of logistics properties, has hired James Nass as senior vice president, development. He is based in the company’s Chicago office.
Nass’ responsibilities include providing due diligence, design, entitlement, budget and construction oversight for both investment developments for lease and build-to-suit projects. He will work closely with Neal Driscoll, Midwest region partner for Dermody Properties.
“I am looking forward to working with the experienced team at Dermody Properties,” said Nass. “I value the company’s customer-focused strategy and I plan to continue building relationships and pursuing strategic opportunities throughout the Midwest.”
Prior to joining Dermody Properties, Nass served as vice president, regional property improvement and development manager for Prologis. In that role, he oversaw both build-to-suit and fee development projects in Chicago, Tennessee and Indianapolis. Prior to joining Prologis, Nass was a project manager at Opus North Corporation, where he was responsible for the design and construction of office, industrial and retail facilities in the Chicagoland area.
“We are confident that Jim’s vast experience will bring value to our customers,” said Driscoll. “His knowledge and proven track record in the industry make him a great addition to our team and we know he’ll thrive in this role.”
Nass holds a bachelor of science degree in construction management from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois and is a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Professional.