Managing an industrial property can present its own set of challenges. Due to the unique nature of industrial space, it is crucial that property managers fully understand the responsibilities, environment and characteristics that make up industrial property management. Institutional owners are diversifying and industrial property management opportunities are on the rise. It can be a profitable business for service providers as long as the right team with the right skills and knowledge are in place. This webinar will introduce you to the unique aspects of industrial property management and equip you with the basic knowledge to understand how industrial properties operate.

Seminar Objectives
  • Understand the fundamentals of managing industrial properties, from owner types and expectations, to tenant uses, to unique management challenges.
  • Learn the different types of properties that make up industrial space, as well as the differences between managing office and industrial assets.
  • Identify common issues industrial property managers handle on a regular basis, which are often unique to this sector, such as pest control, environmental assessment, managing hazardous materials, safety issues and more.
  • Gain a better understanding of the future direction industrial property management sector through a discussion of current industry trends.
Seminar Information
Date Presented:
May 13, 2014 2:00 PM Eastern
1 hour, 15 minutes
Managing Industrial Properties 101

Victoria Knudson, National Industrial Property Management Lead | CIS, Cushman & Wakefield

Victoria Knudson joined Cushman & Wakefield’s Midwest region in 2011. She is the National Industrial Property Management Lead; bringing 24 years of real estate experience. Her focus is on strengthening and overseeing the company’s Property Management Operations with a significant concentration on expanding the Industrial Platform while supporting Cushman & Wakefield’s full array of globally integrated services.

Ms. Knudson is a member of various real estate and professional organizations. She is currently an active member in National Association of Office and Industrial Properties (NAOIP) and BOMA. She holds a real estate broker’s license in Illinois.


Bruce Gordon, Managing Director |Corporate Occupier & Investor Services, Cushman & Wakefield  

Bruce Gordon is Managing Director in the Corporate Occupier & Investor Services (CIS) group focusing on growing the industrial property management portfolio. He has over 25 years of commercial real estate experience working predominately with institutional owners. The primary objective for Mr. Gordon and his team is to execute a specific management plan that reflects the investment goals of ownership.

Prior to joining C&W, Mr. Gordon was Director of Property Management for The Flynn Company. In his role, Mr. Gordon oversaw a property management team responsible for a portfolio of over 26 million sf of institutionally owned warehouse/distribution, office, and flex properties. Major clients included Industrial Income Trust, TA Associates Realty, Cobalt, USAA, High Street Equities, Cabot Properties, Great Point Investors, and Stag Industrial.


Sam Collison, Director | Investor Services, Cushman & Wakefield

Sam Collison is the Director of New Jersey’s Industrial Property Management and also serves as the East Coast Lead for Industrial Property Management. His role as Director is focused on ensuring that Cushman & Wakefield’s erational, financial and project management services are provided to all of C&W’s industrial properties within New Jersey. He also collaborates with C&W’s additional business lines to develop integrated service solutions for C&W clients.

Mr. Collison holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from Rutgers University, where he graduated with honors and a Bachelor of Science degree in Management and Real Estate from Virginia Tech, where he is an active alumnus. He is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in New Jersey and a member of BOMA, SJYPA and NAA. Mr. Collison was awarded C&W’s New York Area Rookie of the Year Award in 2013. He was also awarded the C&W New Jersey Drive Award in 2013.

Individual topic purchase: Selected
BOMI International
Continuing Professional Development Credit: 1.25
BOMA Member Price:$39.00
Non-Member Price:$69.00