CHICAGO (January 20, 2021) - Seefried Industrial Properties is proud to announce the hiring of Brian Novak as Vice President of Development, effective January 4, 2021. Based out of Seefried's Chicago office, Mr. Novak is charged with oversight of development, land acquisitions, and project management of build-to-suit and speculative industrial projects throughout the Midwest. Mr. Novak joins Seefried with a strong history of strategic project management and critical problem-solving experience in addition to robust knowledge of the construction and commercial real estate business.

Mr. Novak has 30+ years of experience in the industry and most recently served as Vice President at Northern Builders, Inc. where he was responsible for many aspects of development and construction from inception through project close-out including due diligence for land acquisition, all facets of pre-construction, and construction coordination.

"Brian has a proven track record of executing complex development projects while meeting budget and managing decisions in critical project milestones," said Dave Riefe, Senior Vice President of Seefried's Midwest region. "We are excited to have Brian join our team and know his experience and expertise will ensure the success of future projects as we continue to grow our development portfolio throughout the region."

Mr. Novak earned a BS in Architectural and Building Construction Engineering Technology from Milwaukee School of Engineering.

About Seefried Industrial Properties:
Seefried Industrial Properties is a privately held industrial real estate developer, founded in 1984 by Ferdinand Seefried. With expertise in land acquisition, financing, project management, construction management, leasing, and property management - the Seefried team sets the standard for development excellence. The company's real estate portfolio contains state-of-the-art bulk warehouses, modern distribution centers, master-planned business parks and other facilities vital to supply-chain management operations. As an industry leader, Seefried has developed over 180 million square feet of space valued in excess of $10 billion across 25+ markets in the U.S. Seefried is based in Atlanta, with regional offices in Chicago, Dallas, Phoenix and Los Angeles. For more information, visit