Doug Howard

Executive Director • United States

Douglas Howard Nashville Managing Director
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1033 Demonbreun Street
Suite 600
Nashville, TN 37203
United States

Office: +1 (615) 301-2818

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Doug Howard

Executive Director • United States

Professional Expertise

Doug Howard has over 22 years of experience in commercial real estate focused entirely on Industrial brokerage in the Nashville market.  He specializes in representing institutional landlords in industrial sales and leasing and industrial tenant representation as well. Doug, along with his three partners, David McGahren, John Ward and Abigail Rieck, are responsible for leasing in excess of 25 million square feet of industrial real estate in the greater Nashville area. Doug has participated in more than $1 billion of lease transactions and over $1 billion of investment sale transactions since 1999. Before Cushman & Wakefield, Doug held increasing positions of responsibility with Cassidy Turley, Colliers and Trammell Crow Company.  

Professional Recognition

  • National Association of Industrial & Office Properties (NAIOP), Nashville Brokerage Team of the Year 2021
  • National Association of Industrial & Office Properties (NAIOP), Nashville Brokerage Team of the Year 2014
  • NAIOP, Nashville Industrial Lease of the Year 2012, 2014, 2015
  • NAIOP, Nashville Industrial Sale of the Year 2004, 2013, 2014, 2016
  • Nashville Business Journal CRE Power Leader 2014
  • Cassidy Turley Industrial Brokerage Leadership Award 2012
  • Nashville Business Journal Heavy Hitter 2010-2013
  • Nashville Top 10 Producer, 2003-2021
  • Nashville CoStar Power Broker, 2006-2021
  • ProLogis 2004 Nashville Broker of the Year
  • Colliers 2003 Rising Star Award

Clients Served

Ashley Capital; Clarion Partners; Cosmolab; Crow Holdings; First Industrial Realty Trust; GE Asset Managment; Granite Reit; High Street Equity Advisors; Industrial Income Trust; IPT; JP Morgan; Lincoln Properties; Nuveen; PGIM Real Estate; PGIM; Principal Insurance; ProLogis; Project Worldwide; Schwan Cosmetics; Tennessee Farmers Cooperative; State Street

Major Transactions

Investment Sales

- 400 New Sanford Road - Disposition of $27.9 million Class A distribution center
- GE Asset Management – Disposition of $15.6 million Class A distribution center
- Prologis – Disposition of $7.5 million Class B warehouse
- Crow Holdings – Disposition of $77.3 million Class A industrial portfolio
- Toshiba – Disposition of $8.1 million of surplus corporate property

Landlord Representation

- 400 New Sanford Road – Principal Insurance – 518,667 SF
- Nashville Portfolio – Link Industrial Properties – 405,000 SF of recent leases
- Nashville Portfolio – Crow Holdings/ProLogis – 346,800 SF
- Nashville Portfolio - Nuveen - 2,500,000 SF
- Interchange Center - Distribution Realty Group/Crow Holdings - 1,300,000 SF
- Nashville Portfolio - Clarion Partners - 5,800,000 SF
- Hamilton Creek Commerce Park - State Street Group - 360,000 SF

Tenant Representation

- Atco Industries – Centrepointe II – 82,600 SF
- Tennessee Farmers Coop – 1600 Corporate Place – 100,000 SF
- Interline - Centrepointe - Teledyne Way - 450,000 SF
- Austin Foam Plastics – 1253 Heil Quaker Blvd. – 153,000 SF
- Project Worldwide - Airport Business Park - 450,000 SF
- Aramark - Airport Logistics Park - 36,000 SF

Professional Affiliations

- Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
- National Association of Office and Industrial Properties (NAIOP)
- Licensed Broker in Tennessee

My Listings

For Lease • Warehouse/Distribution
Beckwith Farms Bldg. 1

12002 Volunteer Parkway
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122
United States
134,740 SF

For Lease • Warehouse/Distribution
Hamilton Creek - Building D

2737 Couchville Pike
Nashville, TN 37122
United States
52,933 SF

For Lease • Warehouse/Distribution
1431 Heil Quaker

1431 Heil Quaker Blvd.
LaVergne, TN 37086
United States
56,000 SF

For Lease • Warehouse/Distribution
Interchange Center - Building B1

3864 Logistics Way
Antioch, TN 37013
United States
35,037 SF

For Lease • Warehouse/Distribution
Interchange Center - Building C

3868 Logistics Way
Antioch, TN 37013
United States
40,365 SF

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