In his 30 years of experience across the commercial real estate industry, Doug Swain has worked on various types of projects, including speculative and build-to-suit developments, redevelopments, land acquisitions, property acquisitions and dispositions. Doug has been involved in millions of square feet of industrial development and millions of dollars in commercial transactions, giving him a distinct perspective.
As senior vice president of development, Doug will lead Mohr’s new Indianapolis development office, where he will be responsible for sourcing and directing build-to-suit and speculative development projects in the Midwest. Having lived and worked in the region for three decades, Doug has strong relationships that will continue to serve Mohr, its clients and tenants well.
Prior to joining Mohr Capital, Doug served as vice president/general manager of The Opus Group’s Indianapolis office where he led the development of over 10 million square feet of industrial product, including a 1.5-million-square-foot build-to-suit for ConAgra and multiple developments in Indianapolis, Columbus, Cincinnati and Louisville. Previously, Swain was with DHL/Exel Supply Chain as its senior director of North America real estate solutions, First Industrial Trust as Indianapolis regional director and, later, vice president of operations—central region US, and Heitman Properties as leasing director.
Doug holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from The Ohio State University and is a licensed real estate broker in Ohio. He is actively involved in the NAIOP Development Association, where he serves as current governor and trustee of the NAIOP Research Foundation. Doug is also actively involved in the Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC) and the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR).
Originally from Cincinnati, Doug currently resides in Carmel, Indiana, with his wife and youngest of four children, who is 9 years old. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children, as well as exercising, golfing and traveling.