Art Barkley

Senior Vice President, Market Leader

As Senior Vice President for DCT Industrial’s Dallas market, Art Barkley is responsible for the market’s capital deployment which includes development and acquisitions, as well as leasing for the Dallas portfolio and managing the market team.

Mr. Barkley has more than 20 years of real estate experience and has been with DCT Industrial since 2005. During his tenure at DCT Industrial, he has served in a variety of roles including opening the Dallas office, managing the leasing activities of the Company’s 30 million square foot Central U.S. portfolio, and establishing the Company’s prior business platform in Mexico. Prior to joining the team, Mr. Barkley worked for ProLogis, a global industrial Real Estate Investment Trust. While there, he served as Vice President and Market Officer and handled the day-to-day operations for the Kansas City, Tulsa, and Oklahoma City markets. Prior to that, Mr. Barkley worked for Continental Airlines, managing the company’s on-airport and off-airport real estate interests in the United States.

Mr. Barkley received his MBA from Rice University and his B.A in History from Whitman College. He is an active member of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association and NTCAR, North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors and Real Estate Professionals.

Regional Office

5310 Harvest Hill Road, Suite 270
Dallas, TX 75230


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