As Senior Vice President for DCT Industrial’s Atlanta and Nashville markets, Jay Mitchell is responsible for the markets’ capital deployment which includes development and acquisitions, as well as leasing for the Atlanta and Nashville portfolios and managing the market team.
Mr. Mitchell has more than 30 years of real estate experience and has been with DCT Industrial since 2016. During his tenure at DCT Industrial he has overseen and participated in 50 lease transactions totaling 6 million square feet in addition to the acquisition and entitlement of 100 acres for the future development of 2 million square feet of Class A distribution facilities. Prior to joining the team, Mr. Mitchell served as Senior Vice President, Regional Director at IDI Gazeley, a leading national operator and developer of industrial real estate. While there, his team was responsible for the development of 10 million square feet of speculative and build-to-suit industrial facilities in addition to completing new and renewal leases totaling over 15 million square feet.
Mr. Mitchell graduated from The University of Georgia with a B.B.A in Real Estate. Currently he is a member of SIOR, the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, and NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association and the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors.
3340 Peachtree Road NE
Tower 100, Suite 1950
Atlanta, GA 30326