Dermody Properties Taps Wes Hardy to Spearhead Southeast Acquisition and Development
The Peachtree Corners, GA office of Dermody Properties has added Wes Hardy as Southeast region partner.
Hardy will manage day-to-day operations of the region for Dermody Properties, a private equity real estate acquisition, development and investment management company focused exclusively on the logistics real estate sector.
Hardy is specifically responsible for the sourcing and execution of acquisition, development and redevelopment opportunities throughout the Southeast US, with a focus on Atlanta and several other key Southeast logistics markets. In this role, Hardy also manages the existing portfolio through asset management and customer relations for the region.
Hardy previously served as SVP of the Southeast region at Duke Realty, where he helmed all real estate operations of the company 26-million-square-foot portfolio in the Atlanta, Savannah and Nashville markets. During his 20-year career with Duke Realty, Hardy held various roles in finance, leasing, development and asset management.
Since 1960, Dermody Properties has invested more than $10 billion of total capital, acquiring and developing approximately 110 million square feet of logistics and industrial facilities.
Lisa McDuffie arrives at ConnectCRE via REALTOR® world, where she served for nearly two decades as communications director for one of the nation’s largest REALTOR® organizations. She supported two membership-elected presidents who were commercial real estate practitioners, and managed the communications initiatives of the organization’s commercial special interest group.
When not following the latest commercial real estate news, Lisa is zeroed in on her charismatic off-the-track thoroughbred as she makes the transition from an utterly failed racehorse to a lovely show hunter.