Jay Fetherston has joined Harsch Investment Properties as Vice President of Retail Acquisitions and Development in the Portland headquarters office. Fetherston will oversee development projects within the company’s 2.5+ million square foot retail portfolio and actively manage new retail property acquisitions in western U.S. markets.
Fetherston’s experience spans the acquisition of over 100 commercial properties and redevelopment and repositioning of retail shopping centers and malls. His specialty areas include redeveloping retail, value-add, medical office buildings (MOB), green building, site planning, historic buildings, construction management, defects resolution, environmental remediation, in-house counsel, contract negotiation and documentation, financial analysis and underwriting, due diligence, structuring debt and equity.
Prior to Harsch, Fetherston served as a commercial real estate acquisition and redevelopment professional applying private sector techniques to Transit Oriented Development projects in the Phoenix, Arizona market, expanding light rail corridors to create economic development, utilizing both publicly and privately-owned properties.
About Harsch Investment Properties
Harsch Investment Properties was founded by Harold Schnitzer over 65 years ago when he converted an old warehouse into an office building. Today, his son, Jordan, serves as president of the company, directing its long-term strategy. Harsch cultivates diverse, well-located properties positioned for long-term growth. Our holdings include over 24 million square feet of real estate.