Ridgeline Property Group appoints Ben Harris to direct Chicago operations

Ben Harris

Ridgeline Property Group (RPG) has appointed Ben Harris, vice president of development, Chicago. In his new role, he will be responsible for the business procurement, site selection, development management and leasing for the RPG Midwest office in Chicago.

“Ben brings a wide range of expertise as it relates to Industrial development in the Midwest,” said Greg Thurman, CEO of Ridgeline Property Group. “We are excited that Ben has joined RPG to lead our development and acquisitions initiatives in this region.”

Harris brings Ridgeline Property Group more than 10 years of commercial real estate development and design-build construction experience. Prior to joining RPG, he most recently served as senior development manager for Conor Commercial Real Estate’s Midwest industrial group. He was responsible for the firm’s development of build-to-suits, tenant lease opportunities and land acquisitions.

Harris earned a masters of business administration degree from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and a bachelor of arts degree in criminology, law and society from University of California, Irvine. He is a member of the National Association for Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Chicago Chapter and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).