SIOR 2012 Spring World Conference Sponsors and Exhibitors

ALM Real Estate Media Group - Official Media Sponsor

ALM's REAL ESTATE MEDIA GROUP delivers highly respected editorial content and a proven integrated marketing platform via Real Estate Forum, and the RealShare Conference Series. For more information, visit

ARCO Design/Build Inc.
380 Interstate North Pkwy., Ste. 210
Atlanta, GA 30339
P: 770.541.1700

From ARCO’s inception our main focus has been construction of tilt wall manufacturing, distribution, warehouse and freezer/cooler facilities. ARCO has completed over one hundred million square feet of manufacturing, distribution and warehouse space in over forty states. Our verifiable track record of success is based on nearly twenty years of professional performance building and designing industrial facilities. This tight focus allows our associates to optimize our clients cost and quality. In doing so ARCO has a long list of repeat clients and ARCO is proud to say that over 90% of our current annual business is for repeat clients. Our commitment to building solid, lasting relationships is evident in our continued growth with clients recognized as leaders in their respected industries.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch - Sponsoring the Opening General Session
333 S. Hope St., 12th Fl.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
P: 213.621.7100


Bank of America Merrill Lynch is one of the largest commercial banks in the U.S., one of the largest financial institutions in the world and a leading wealth management globally. We serve individuals, companies of all sizes, government and institutions with a full range of banking, investing, and financial risk management solutions.

Through our Business Development Officers, you receive hands-on support, local market insight and a complete range of financial solutions for individuals and businesses, including the nations #1 SBA 504 loan platform. We also offer a unique preferred lender program that includes extra support and co-marketing opportunities to help sell your property. Visit us at booth #10, or visit

Becknell Industrial
4242 South 1st Ave., Ste. D
Lyons, IL 60534
P: 708.443.9300

Founded in 1990, Becknell Industrial is a vertically integrated real estate firm specializing in the design, development, acquisition, management and long-term ownership of industrial properties nationwide. Privately held with access to capital through established institutional investor partnerships, Becknell's portfolio is comprised of 85 industrial properties located in 30 states representing more than 7.2 million square feet, primarily for single tenant build-to-suit customers. 

The Company prides itself on long-term relationships and its ability to partner with clients as their real estate needs expand or change. Becknell has provided multiple real estate solution with companies such as Kraft Foods, Nestle, TRW Automotive and Grupo Bimbo. Becknell's repeat client business speaks to its ability to deliver projects consistently across multiple markets.


35 East Wacker Dr., Ste. 2700
Chicago, IL 60601
P: 312.658.0747

Clayco is a national full-service, turnkey real estate, architecture/engineering, and  design-build construction firm that delivers clients the highest quality solutions on time, on budget and above and beyond expectations. Founded in 1984, we partner with our clients, consultants, suppliers, subcontractors and communities to deliver building solutions of the highest standard. With more than 900 employees across the country, Clayco generated revenues exceeding $820 million in 2011 and is currently working on, or has completed, major projects in 43 states along with Canada and Mexico.

Clayco has dramatically set new standards for design, quality and craftsmanship, efficient project management, cost containment and worker safety. We’ve integrated the building process from head to tail and adopted new technologies that bring state of the art design-build opportunities to clients and the communities they serve. We have nationwide reach and reputation, with offices in Chicago and St. Louis.  Clayco provides turnkey, full-service building solutions through our fully integrated subsidiaries Forum Studio, an award-winning architecture and design firm, and Concrete Strategies, the nation’s largest tilt-up concrete provider.

CORFAC International - Corporate Facility Advisors
103 West Broad St., Ste. 300
Falls Church, VA 22046
P: 703.532.6160

CORFAC International (Corporate Facility Advisors, Inc.) is an alliance of independently owned commercial real estate services firms with local, regional, national and international expertise. CORFAC firms represent Tenants/Buyers and Landlords/Sellers in delivering a full spectrum of commercial disciplines including Office, R&D, Industrial, Investment Properties, Land, Retail, Multifamily, Property Management, Property Consulting and Property Valuation services.  Through its global affiliates and its relationship with FIABCI -- the International Real Estate Federation, Latin America Corporate Property Services Inc., BDI, and Rios Commercial, CORFAC International has 80 offices in the Americas and market reach in 65 countries worldwide.

CORFAC firm participation is by invitation only. Established in 1989, CORFAC operates differently than peer companies and organizations: all multi-market assignments are directly co-managed by the client relationship broker and the collaborating broker without gatekeepers and corporate interference. Referred business is all done on an elective basis by the referring broker to trusted CORFAC colleagues – a significant client advantage that assures the best-in-class commercial real estate service provider from another market will manage transactions and deliver positive results with total accountability. CORFAC firms partner to deliver quality and experienced service locally, nationally, and internationally.

Stop by booth #12 and take aim at new business.  The winner of our dart tournament will receive a $50 AMEX gift card, to be awarded at our booth at the close of the exhibits (Friday, 10:30am).  For more information on CORFAC, contact 703-532-6160,, or visit

DCT Industrial Trust - Sponsoring the DCT Industrial Bull 'n' Beer Reception and Exhibitor Raffle
518 17th St., 8th Fl.
Denver, CO 80020
P: 303.597.2400


DCT Industrial Trust Inc. is a leading industrial real estate company specializing in the acquisition, development, leasing and management of bulk distribution and light industrial properties located in high-volume distribution markets in the U.S. and Mexico. Our properties consist of high-quality, bulk distribution warehouses and light industrial buildings. we target properties for acquisition or development based on their convenient access to major transportation arteries, proximity to densely populated markets and quality design stadnards that allow our customers' efficient use and operation.

Dermody Properties - Sponsoring the New Member Lunch
5500 Equity Ave.
Reno, NV 89502
P: 775.858.8080


Dermody Properties, the parent company of DP Partners, is a privately held, national developer of industrial properties with a 50 plus hear history as one of the most customer-focused, responsive and visionary industrial developers in the country. Headquartered in Reno, Nevada, the company also has regional offices in Portland, Philadelphia and Chicago, and property holdings in Las Vegas and Savannah. Consistently ranked among the top 10 private industrial developers in the nation, Dermody Properties/DP Partners has developed and leased more than 35 million square feet of industrial space during its long and stable history. This has included major business parks and build-to-suits for a diversity of individual clients, for purchase or lease. The company's past and current client list reads like a Who's Who of Corporate America, including many Fortune 500 companies. For more information, visit

Hollingsworth Cos.
Two Centre Plaza
Clinton, TN 37716
P: 865.457.3600

A private Industrial Building Developer, with a long term commitment not only to our parks in Alabama, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia but to your business success. We offer unmatched flexibility for your company to reach its long-term business goals. Our role as: owner, developer, and contractor gives us a unique cost saving advantage and translates to increased efficiencies for your short- and long-term outlook. We welcome FINISH-TO-SUIT, BUILD-TO-SUIT and FUND-TO-SUIT projects. The only thing you need to remember is: Hollingsworth makes it happen!

1100 Peachtree St., Ste. 1100
Atlanta, GA 30309
P: 404.479.4000

IDI is a privately-held real estate company focused exclusively on industrial property. From its Atlanta, Georgia headquarters and eight strategically located U.S. market offices, the company provides development, investments, property management and leasing services to corporations, property owners, investors, financial institutions and real estate service providers. Valued at $1.8 billion, IDI is one of the largest privately-held logistics property companies in North America with ownership or interests in 32 million square feet of investment grade assets.

Since the company’s founding in 1989, IDI has built a reputation for delivering superior quality properties and service. To date, IDI has developed and acquired 143 million square feet of industrial space and completed more than 566 industrial facilities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The company’s investment portfolio, focused on building long-term value, holds more than 20 million square feet of assets and the company manages a portfolio of 50 million square feet.

Liberty Property Trust -Sponsoring the President's Reception
500 Chesterfield Pkwy. 
Malvern, PA 19355 

Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LRY) is a $6.2 billion real estate investment trust (as of Dec. 31, 2011) which owns over 79.4 million square feet of office and industrial space in over 20 markets throughout the United States adn the United Kingdom. Founded in 1972 and headquartered outside Philadelphia, Liberty develops, acquires, leases and manages properties with the mission to enhance people's lives through extraordinary work environments.

As an extension of this promise, Liberty is one of the nation's leading developers of high-performance, green buildings. Liberty's more than 700 office and industrial properties offer exceptional locations, flexible design, thoughtful amenities, cost efficient operations and state-of-the-art technology to the company's 2,300 tenants. Liberty continuously increases the value of its portfolio through expert management, marketing and development. For more information, please visit 

Miami-Dade Beacon Council
80 SW 8th St., Ste. 2400
Miami, FL 33103
P: 305.579.1343

The Beacon Council, a public private partnership is the Official Economic Development Partner for Miami-Dade County. Known as the Business Center of the Americas, Miami-Dade County is home to over 1,000 multinational corporations. Services provided include: Site Selection, Customized Research, Business Incentives, Financing, Permitting, Labor Recruitment and Training Assistance.

For information and assistance regarding locating or expanding your business and incentives packaging, visit, or call 305-579-1300.

Mericle Commercial Real Estate Services
100 Baltimore Dr.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
P: 870.823.1100

Since 1985, Mericle Commercial Real Estate Services has developed 16 million square feet of investment grade industrial, flex and office space along Northeastern Pennsylvania’s I-81 Corridor, most of it on speculation. We currently own and manage 10.5 million square feet. We always have a generous supply of available existing space allowing us to quickly accommodate tenants needing as little as 5,000 square feet to as much as 600,000+ square feet. We have developed and have available dozens of flat, fully prepared, fully permitted sites that are ready-to-go for the construction of industrial and office buildings ranging from 10,000 square feet to 1.5 million square feet.  Our 130 tenants include 30 Fortune 1000 firms.  Learn about our properties at

NAR Commercial - Sponsoring the iLounge
430 North Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60601
P: 800.874.6500

NAR Commercial, the Commercial Division of the National Association of REALTORS, represets the collective commercial real estate constituents of NAR and the affiliated commercial organizations - including the CCIM Institute, the Counselors of Real Estate, the Institute of Real Estate Management, the REALTORS Land Institute and the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors. Our mission is to connect commercial real estate professionals and exchange valuable information that contributes to their success. Our methods unify the industry through the development of products and services, technology initiatives, public policy advocacy, education, research, and news reporting plus new media and Internet resources.

Panattoni Development Co. - Sponsoring the Opening Cocktail Party
8775 Folsum Blvd., Ste. 200
Sacramento, CA 95826
P: 916.381.1561


Panattoni Development Company, Inc. is one of the largest commercial real estate development companies in the world. It has experience in the development of industrial, office, flex and retail facilities. Since inception, the company has developed 156 million square feet of space.  Panattoni has been particularly active in the area of build-to-suits. Particularly satisfying has been a large number of multiple assignments awarded by corporate clients. The company offers build-to-suit capabilities on a single project basis or multi-market solutions for international, national and regional clients. Additionally, the firm has recently been active in acquiring existing buildings as “value-added” investments. Panattoni has experienced local partners in each of its markets. While enjoying all of the benefits of an international development firm, operational and financial responsibilities are fixed at the local level. This allows quick decisions that are based upon local knowledge and relationships. Headquartered in Sacramento, California, Panattoni currently operates from 28 offices throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Buildings have been developed in 29 States and 9 Countries.  

Prologis - Sponsoring the Prologis Speaker Series Friday General Session and the Prologis Scholarship
4545 Airport Way
Denver, CO 80239
P: 303.375.9292


Prologis is the leading global provider of industrial real estate, offering customers approximately 600 million square feet (55.7 million square meters) of distribution space in markets across the Americas, Europe and Asia. The company leases its operating portfolio of 3,200 industrial facilities in 22 countries to manufacturers, retailers, transportation companies, third-party logistics providers and other enterprises with large-scale distribution needs.

Prologis operates as a publicly traded real estate investment trust (“REIT”) and invests in properties located predominantly in the infill submarkets of its targeted markets. The company’s portfolio comprises High Throughput Distribution (HTD®) facilities—industrial properties built for speed located near key seaports, airports and major freeway interchanges. These facilities are essential to creating efficiencies in the global supply chain.

REApplications a Loop Net Company

3110 Camino Del Rio South, Ste. 212
San Diego, CA 92108
P: 619.230.0209

REApplications, a LoopNet Company, provides a web-based Enterprise Information Management system exclusively for Commercial Real Estate firms. REApplications enables executives, professionals and support staff to manage property data and market research, collaborate with clients on transactions and manage prospects and client relationships.  REApplications joined the LoopNet family in April 2008. LoopNet operates the most heavily trafficked commercial real estate listing service online with over 5 million registered members and 2.8 million average monthly unique visitors.

Rockefeller Group Development Corp. - Sponsoring the Young Professionals and New Member Reception
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
P: 212.282.2100


The Rockefeller Group is a private corporation dedicated to excellence in commercial real estate investment, development and management. For more than eight decades, the company has engaged in some of America's most significant and recognizable real estate endeavors. The Rockefeller Group began with the development of the world's finest urban business and mixed-use complex, Rockefeller Center in New York. Today, The Rockefeller Group remains committed to the pursuit of outstanding performance and superior results on behalf of its shareholders and clients. The company achieves this through a diversified portfolio of primarily office and industrial assets and a range of services provided to partners and investors in the United States, as well as Europe through the firm's October 2010 strategic investment in Europa Capital.

SNAP! office
5285 Edgewater Dr.
Allendale, MI 49401
P: 800.891.3734

Tejon Ranch Company
4436 Lebec Rd., PO Box 1000
Lebec, CA 93243
P: 661.248.3000

The Tejon Ranch Commerce Center is a successful 1,450-acre master planned industrial/commercial development strategically located on Interstate 5 at the gateway to California’s Golden Empire, a region that features major distribution centers for IKEA, Famous Footwear, Caterpillar, Dollar General, Wal-Mart, Target, Sears, Nestle, Frito-Lay and Car Quest. It is entitled for up to 20 million square feet of new warehouse and industrial space and features a 177-acre Foreign Trade Zone that can quickly be expanded to 500 acres.

For companies looking to serve the Western United States and Canada, the Tejon Ranch Commerce Center offers proven advantages, providing low total costs of operations; a productive, available and loyal labor force; easy access to all of California’s major ports; efficient outbound service to California and the rest of the West; all in a business-friendly operating environment.  

TerraPointe Services, Inc.
1901 Island Walkway
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
P: 904.261.0833

TerraPointe Services Inc., a professional real estate subsidiary of Rayonier, is authorized to manage real estate activity on behalf of various Rayonier companies.   Rayonier owns, leases or manages 2.7 million acres of timberlands across ten U.S. states and New Zealand. 

United Trust Fund
701 Brickell Ave., Ste. 1300
Miami, FL 33131
P: 305.358.7711

United Trust Fund is the oldest firm specializing in the purchase and leaseback of real estate. Founded in 1972, UTF buys office, retail, industrial, medial, and special purpose properties for their own account. They are an all-cash buyer of a single-tenant or master-leased properties having structured, negotiated, and completed both sale-leasebacks and build-to-suits with many of the most highly regarded companies in the world including Bank of America, Whole Foods, Coca Cola, Cracker Barrel, Sara Lee, and United Health Care to name a few. UTF buys real estate from both private and public companies. They obtain the vast majority of their business from the brokerage community and pay substantial commissions to originating or cooperating brokers.

In addition to sale leasebacks, UTF's capabilities encompass build-to-suits. They can provide prefunding for projects about to break ground or a take-out for developers by providing a bankable commitment to purchase upon completion. UTF's annual dollar volume ranges between $375 million and $800 million. UTF buys throughout the entire U.S.

Wake County Economic Development
800 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC 27602
P: 919.664.7049

Wake County Economic Development (WCED) headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, serves as the primary resource for businesses considering locating in the county. As such, WCED assists businesses with their relocation and expansion plans, and markets Wake County as one of the best places for business in the United States. Wake County Economic Development has partnered with the Research Triangle Regional Partnership, a public-private partnership dedicated to keeping the 13-county Research Triangle Region economically competitive through business, government and educational collaboration. The region boasts an innovation-based economy that supports growth and expansion of companies at every stage.

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