Phoenix Investors Concludes 2019 with Acquisition of Former Sears Distribution Center
MILWAUKEE, WI (January 6, 2020) – An affiliate of Phoenix Investors (“Phoenix”), a national private commercial real estate firm headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, announced it acquired an approximately 1,400,000 square-foot industrial facility located at 3456 Meyers Road in Memphis, Tennessee. The property is currently vacant and will be marketed to new users for lease.
Phoenix is focused on expanding its footprint in Tennessee with this investment and other pending acquisitions. “2019 was a historic year for us on many levels,” said Frank P. Crivello, Founder & Chairman of Phoenix. “We are excited to continue our growth in 2020 and beyond, actively searching for additional industrial value-add opportunities.”
Mr. Frank P. Crivello began his real estate career in 1982, focusing his investments in multifamily, office, industrial, and shopping center developments across the United States. From 1994 to 2008, Mr. Crivello assisted Phoenix Investors in its execution of its then business model of acquiring net lease commercial real estate across the United States. Since 2009, Mr. Crivello has assisted Phoenix Investors in the shift of its core focus to the acquisition of industrial real estate throughout the country.
Given his extensive experience in all aspects of commercial real estate, Mr. Crivello provides strategic and operational input to Phoenix Investors and its affiliated companies.
Mr. Crivello received a B.A., Magna Cum Laude, from Brown University and the London School of Economics, while completing a double major in Economics and Political Science; he is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Outside of his business interests, Mr. Crivello invests his time, energy, and financial support across a wide net of charitable projects and organizations.