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DivcoWest Appoints Gregg Walker as Head of Business Development

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (June 4, 2019) – DivcoWest has announced the hiring of industry veteran Gregg Walker as Senior Managing Director and Head of Business Development.

In his new position, Walker will work closely with the CEO to oversee DivcoWest’s leasing relationships and strategy throughout the U.S.

Gregg has over 19 years of experience in leasing commercial properties, including eleven years as a Managing Director at JLL and eight years at BT Commercial/Cushman and Wakefield, where he was a Partner.

He has represented a diverse group tenants in his career, with a primary focus on tenants in the  technology (Facebook, SAP and VMWare), biotechnology (Merck and AstraZeneca) and financial services (JP Morgan Chase) industries.

On joining DivcoWest, Gregg said, “I am excited to be part of the DivcoWest team.  Both DivcoWest and I have been focused on the innovation and life science influenced markets for many years.  Our collective experience and relationships will hopefully lead to further leasing opportunities and value creation for the company.”

Walker received his Bachelors in Political Science and Minor in Business Administration from the University of Oregon and is a licensed California Real Estate Salesperson as well as member of the Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (A.S.V.B.).

About DivcoWest

DivcoWest, founded by Stuart Shiff, is a vertically-integrated operator, owner, developer and real estate partner to the innovation economy. Since its inception, DivcoWest and its predecessor have acquired approximately 45 million square feet of commercial space located primarily in U.S. coastal innovation markets. The current real estate portfolio includes existing and development properties across office, R&D, lab, industrial, retail and multifamily.  Headquartered in San Francisco, DivcoWest has corporate offices in Boston, Los Angeles, Washington, DC and New York, as well as numerous property management locations. For press inquiries, please contact Andrew Neilly at andrew