IDI Gazeley Bolsters North America Investment Team with New Hires

New investment team members will support Northeast and West industrial markets

ATLANTA (August 13, 2015) – IDI Gazeley, a leading global investor and developer of logistics warehouses and distribution parks, today announced that the investment team has been bolstered by three new hires. Brian Gagne, Michael Coppola and Zach McHugh bring unique experience and expertise to the IDI Gazeley investment team and will support efforts in the Northeast and West regions.

“Brian, Mike and Zach bring a knowledge of the industry and the local market that will help us grow our presence in the strategically important markets of New Jersey, Los Angeles and Northern California,” said Jay Cornforth, CEO of IDI Gazeley. “These additions demonstrate our focus on having established industry experts with in-depth local market knowledge while keeping a global outlook. Their strong background in both development and building acquisitions with proven track records as value investors strengthens our ability to invest throughout economic cycles.”

IDI Gazeley brought on Brian Gagne as senior vice president of regional investments in the company’s Los Angeles market office. He comes to IDI Gazeley with more than 10 years of experience sourcing industrial acquisition and development opportunities. For the past nine years, Brian served as senior vice president – investments at KTR Capital Partners. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Babson College with a B.S. in Business Administration and a concentration in Finance and Evaluation.

Michael Coppola, vice president of investments in IDI Gazeley’s newly-established New York market office, brings a wealth of investment support experience to industrial projects in the Northeast. Most recently, he served as vice president of investments at KTR Capital Partners in New York. There, he managed the acquisition of more than $700 million of industrial real estate, including many projects within the markets served by the newly-established New Jersey office.

Zach McHugh rounds out the trio as investment analyst in IDI Gazeley’s New York market office. He recently served as an investment analyst at KTR Capital Partners. He performed extensive valuation analyses for industrial real estate acquisition and development investment opportunities.

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About IDI Gazeley
IDI Gazeley (Brookfield Logistics Properties) is one of the world’s leading investors and developers of logistics warehouses and distribution parks with 57 million square feet of premier assets under management and additional prime land sites to develop another 50 million square feet of distribution facilities near major markets and transport routes in North America, Europe and China. As part of Brookfield Property Partners, IDI Gazeley belongs to one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated owners, operators and investors in real estate.

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Brookfield Property Partners is one of the world’s largest commercial real estate companies with a goal of being the leading global owner, operator and investor in best-in-class commercial property assets. Brookfield’s diversified portfolio includes interests in over 130 premier office properties and over 150 best-in-class retail malls around the globe. The company also holds interests in multifamily, industrial, hotel and triple net lease assets through Brookfield-managed private funds.

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