Industry veteran Gavin Morgan has joined Grubb Properties as Managing Director, Investments. In his new role, Morgan will work on expanding Grubb Properties' capital formation efforts, with a focus on institutional and international investors.
Morgan brings more than 30 years of real estate experience to Grubb Properties, with roles in New York, London, and Hong Kong. He has extensive experience in strategy, development, asset management, fundraising, and executive leadership. Most recently, he served as the Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of JLL’s Hong Kong and China offices, where he directly managed a 900-person business and drove revenue growth and strategic planning and was a member of the JLL Asia Pacific Executive Board.
Morgan has worked directly with investors and real estate owners throughout the Asia-Pacific region to maximize the value of their real estate investments. He also chaired global boards for JLL dedicated to deepening investor relationships by providing advice and insights on the current real estate market.
“Grubb Properties’ primary goal is to mitigate the housing crisis in the U.S. while generating competitive returns for our investors,” said Todd Williams, Chief Investment Officer. “Gavin’s international experience and deep connections in the institutional investor community will enable us to further expand our Link Apartments℠ brand.”
“By focusing on the essential housing segment and strategically selecting resilient markets across the country, Grubb Properties is intelligently navigating a difficult commercial real estate market,” said Morgan. “I’m excited to join such a dynamic, innovative company, and helping Grubb Properties achieve their ambitious future growth goals by sharing this strategy with investors worldwide.”
Morgan will be based in Grubb Properties' Charlotte, NC, headquarters. He is a Chartered Surveyor and holds a B.S. degree from Ulster University. He is also a member of the Urban Land Institute. In his spare time, Morgan enjoys sports and hosts the PropNX podcast, where he interviews commercial real estate professionals from around the globe.
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