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PHOENIX, July 14, 2016 – Lincoln Property Company (LPC) Desert West has promoted Megan Watkins to Associate Director of Management Services. In her new role, Watkins will help direct LPC’s regional portfolio of more than 6 million square feet of office, industrial and retail space. She will also work with LPC leadership to expand the company’s already active regional property management footprint.
“Megan has an extremely positive presence and reputation – achievements she has earned through hard work, client commitment and a deep knowledge of the market,” said Lincoln Property Company’s Executive Vice President David Krumwiede. “She is a true reflection of the high standards of Lincoln Property Company, and a valued addition to our leadership team.”
Based in Phoenix, LPC’s Desert West region has enjoyed a record 18 months, with more than $300 million in investment and development activity, and the addition of more than 1 million square feet of new property management assignments. “We have grown – and continue to grow – from our superior results and stellar relationships,” said Watkins. “Lincoln has an outstanding pipeline of opportunities that I am excited and honored to represent.”
For the past two years, Watkins has served as President of the Greater Phoenix chapter of the Building Owners and Manager’s Association, a leading organization of more than 300 local members providing education and advocacy for the commercial real estate industry.
During her 17-year career, she has been involved with the management of more than 1.3 million square feet of Arizona real estate, working closely with local and institutional clients, tenants, vendors and contractors, and implementing company-wide policies and procedures for property management, marketing and compliance. She most recently served LPC as Senior Property Manager of Paradise Village Office Park, where she was instrumental in the renovation of the Class A Paradise Valley office project.
Watkins earned her Real Property Administrator (RPA) designation through the Building Owners and Managers Institute (BOMI) in 2008 and her Facilities Management Administrator (FMA) designation from BOMI in 2010. In 2015, she was part of the LPC team to accept an International BOMA “The Outstanding Building of the Year” (TOBY) award, the highest award possible from BOMA for LPC’s management of the Arizona Game & Fish (AZGF) Department Headquarters in Phoenix. The building was among only fourteen buildings from across the world to earn the International honor.
To discuss property management opportunities with Lincoln Property Company in the Desert West region, please call David Krumwiede, John Orsak or Megan Watkins at (602) 912-8888.
About Lincoln Property Company
Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, Lincoln Property Company (LPC) is an international full service real estate firm offering real estate investment, development, design/construction management, leasing and property management/receivership/asset management services. LPC has approximately 6,800 employees and maintains a presence in more than 200 municipalities in the United States and three countries throughout Europe. Since 1965, the company has developed more than 126 million square feet of office, industrial and retail projects, and 182,000 multi-family units. Property management assignments currently include more than 148 million square feet of commercial space and 146 million square feet of residential property. Acquisition activities exceed $4.0 billion in commercial properties and $3.5 billion in residential properties. LPC’s Desert West Region, which includes Arizona, Nevada, Utah and New Mexico, is based in Phoenix and has been operating since 2001. In that time, the regional office has developed approximately 3 million square feet, acquired 4 million square feet and manages 7.25 million square feet of commercial space, including major, award-winning and LEED Certified developments and investments. LPC is consistently ranked among Phoenix’s top commercial real estate firms for both development and property management, and was most recently recognized as an Arizona Republic Top Companies to Work for in Arizona. For more information, visit www.lpc.com or www.lpcphx.com.