Executive Managing Director
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Professional SummaryRich specializes in the sale, leasing, and development of industrial properties. Prior to joining Colliers International | Central Florida, he was the Director of Brokerage at Cushman & Wakefield’s Orlando office. He also held the position of Vice President of the Industrial Group at Grubb & Ellis Company in Central Florida. With over 19 years of industrial and warehouse experience, Rich has the area knowledge to provide the best of service and expertise to successfully negotiate industrial transactions that are tailored to his client’s needs. Some of the major clients Rich has worked with include Masco Corporation, Costco, Kellogg USA, UniFirst, Workman Enterprises, Inc., Cellofoam North America, TCi Tire Centers, Tri-Anim Health Services, Sunbelt Rentals, Inc., Empire Company, and Moulding & Millwork, Inc., among many others. He has represented several national companies in the acquisition, disposition, and development of institutional distribution facilities.
AccomplishmentsDucks Unlimited Committee - District Chairman, Babe Ruth Baseball League - Board of Directors
EducationHe is a graduate of High Point University in High Point, North Carolina, where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a minor in History.
Memberships & InvolvementsGreater Orlando Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Office and Industrial Properties (NAIOP)
Aug 4, 2020Increasing Activity, Optimistic Road Ahead
Although the true long-term impacts of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) across the broader economy remain unknown, the local industrial market in Orlando remained active, albeit cautious heading into the second half of the year. Net absorption registered a negative 536,773 square feet during the quarter, however, many of the move-outs where tenants relocating in the market to a recently built industrial product. Recently signed lease transactions, which is a precursor to future absorption, increased during the second quarter registering over 2.8 million square feet of recently signed leases and renewals. This represents a 1.4 million square feet increase in total square footage leased compared to the previous quarter.Read More
Apr 28, 2020Rapid Change, New Opportunities and Challenges
The first quarter of 2020 will forever be marked as one of the most dynamic quarters in history for the industrial market throughout the Central Florida market. As the 2020 year began, activity throughout (sales, leasing, construction) remained positive, carrying over from a very robust and active 2019.Read More
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