CenterPoint Properties recently announced Blake Kelley has been appointed as Senior Vice President of Development in the West Region. Effective May 31, 2022, Kelley will be responsible for leading the industrial real estate firm’s development strategy and growing its presence in its California markets and Seattle. He will be working out of CenterPoint’s office at 725 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA.

“Blake will be a tremendous asset to the team as we continue to expand our footprint on the West Coast. His extensive real estate experience and California market expertise will complement our existing West Coast team,” said Michael Murphy, CenterPoint’s chief development officer.

Blake Kelley
Blake Kelley

Kelley earned a degree in construction management from Arizona State University and joined Prologis shortly after graduation. Over the past 15 years, he has worked across multiple markets, including Atlanta, GA, Columbus, Ohio, and most recently, Southern California. Kelley is an active member of the SoCal Chapter of NAIOP.

CenterPoint leaders are excited about this appointment and say Kelley brings a tremendous amount of experience in all aspects of real estate, including sourcing opportunities, managing the entitlement process, negotiating contracts, construction management, and developing and executing strategy.

“I am very excited and honored to step into this role at CenterPoint,” said Kelley. “They have a highly capable team with an established track record of success, and I look forward to working together to continue to grow the portfolio in the West Region.”