Senior Vice President, Development Louis Berchicci is responsible for providing due diligence, design, entitlement, budget and construction oversight for speculative and build-to-suit development in all of Dermody Properties’ markets. He also provides construction management for tenant improvements, capital improvements and major building renovations.
Mr. Berchicci has over 25 years of experience in the real estate industry, with a heavy emphasis on state-of-the-art industrial development, including high-hazard, refrigerated and FDA approved facilities. He is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED-AP).
To date, Mr. Berchicci has completed in excess of 7 million square feet of industrial build-to-suit projects and 6.8 million square feet of speculative buildings with a combined budget in excess of $975 million.
Before joining Dermody Properties, Mr. Berchicci held senior development roles providing design and construction oversight at KTR, First Industrial Realty Trust and Prologis for build-to-suit, speculative, redevelopment and tenant improvement projects throughout the central and western United States.
A Chicago native, Mr. Berchicci and his wife Celeste are the proud parents of three children and reside in the northwestern suburbs of Chicago.