Sands joined Westmount in March 2020 as director of industrial acquisitions and was promoted to senior director of industrial acquisitions in 2021. During his two years with the company, he has demonstrated exceptional performance in sourcing commercial acquisition opportunities and reestablishing Westmount’s commercial footprint in the Southeast.
During his time at Westmount, Sands helped secure six acquisitions between April 2021 and April 2022. The first deal was Interstate Business Park, a seven-building, 122,000-square-foot suburban office/flex property in Tampa, followed by Deer Park, a 246,818-square-foot warehouse in the Jacksonville area.
Sands has also led acquisitions of four properties in the Atlanta area that range from industrial, office and flex properties totaling 992,000 square feet. Sands has nearly 20 years of experience in asset management and commercial real estate investment in Florida.
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.