12C — October 21 - November 17, 2022 — Owners, Developers & Managers — M id A tlantic Real Estate Journal


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dancker makes strategic hires in Its Mid-Atlantic Experience Ctrs.

Of the ASTM International Consensus Standard IEC's Menz, CIH, CHMM appointed AIHA representative

egy and interior needs. Prior to Steelcase, he held several roles at UPS. A resident of Fred-

SOMERVILLE, NJ — As part of its strategic plan for growth in the Mid-Atlantic

erick, MD, Beahm ma- jored in eco- nomics at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Reh most r e c e n t l y

region, inte- grated solu- tions firm dancker has hired Cory Beahm to be director of strategic accounts and Mare Reh to


Guideline Foundation Board of Directors, Menz will represent the D22 and Z10 Standards each of which have interna- tional ISO equivalents. ASTM D22 specifically addresses workplace atmospheres and air quality to include assess- ment, sampling and analysis of microorganisms. Z10 is part of the Occupational Health and Safety Management Sys- tems (OHSMS) requirements, which seek to provide detailed guidance for employees, in- cluding those less familiar with the guidelines. To be considered, applicants must be current AIHA mem - bers with demonstrated exper- tise in the specific area related to standard project and experi- ence in consensus standards. The three-year term, which for Menz lasts into 2025, requires Before joining Larken Asso - ciates, Iacobucci served for six years as senior investment of- ficer for Bergman Real Estate Group, a New Jersey-based family-owned real estate firm specializing in the acquisition, ownership, management, leas- ing and construction supervi- sion of office buildings and commercial properties. Throughout his career, Iaco- bucci also served as senior vice president of Vision Real Estate Partners, an award-winning New Jersey-based real estate investment, development and asset management company; managing director of Woodmont

meeting participation and con- sultation with the Standards Advisory Panel (SAP) and AIHA Volunteer Groups (VGs) as well as reporting results and possible policy changes that af- fect AIHA. It is estimated that representatives will commit 100 hours annually as part of an overall effort to improving industrial hygiene nationwide. “The AIHA is one of the most respected and influential organizations in the area of air quality and specifically in occupational workplace health and safety,” said Menz, a full time ABIH Certified Industrial Hygienist. “Being selected by this group of peers and other experts is an honor and I take this appointment seriously, recognizing the work we do can provide positive change and will be long-lasting.” MAREJ Industrial Partners, one of the region’s leading developers of industrial real estate; division manager of The Baker Com - panies, a Westchester-based premier real estate company; and VP of Asset Management of The Schultz Organization, a fully-integrated real estate services company. “As we continue to grow our leadership team, it’s ex- tremely important for us to hire deeply experienced pro- fessionals who also share a common interest in positively impacting the communities where we operate,” said Gard- ner. “With the addition of David to our team, we have taken yet another step to - wards accomplishing this goal and we’re simply thrilled to have him on board.” MAREJ

UNNEMEDE, NJ — Indoor Environ- mental Concepts,

LLC (IEC) , an industrial hygiene con- sulting com- pany special- izing in en- vironmental inspections of commer- cial, residen-

Cory Beahm Mare Reh

served as an A&D Represen- tative at American Office (now part of MOI). A graduate of Drexel University where she received a BS in interior archi- tecture, Reh began her career as a project designer, initially with D2 Groups, LLC and then with Jacobs. She currently re - sides in Washington, DC. The two new hires come on the heels of dancker’s July 2022 acquisition of Arbee, a Steelcase furniture dealer with offices in Gaithersburg, MD, and Piscataway, NJ, and a logistical facility in Beltsville, MD. The acquisi- tion, which made dancker the largest Steelcase dealer in the Mid-Atlantic and New Jersey, further increased the firm’s ability to serve clients in both regions and follows the acqui- sitions of U.S. Business Inte- riors (USBI), formerly based in Capitol Heights, MD, and Baltimore -based Hyperspace. Both Beahm and Reh will be based in dancker’s Mid-Atlan - tic Experience Centers, locat- ed in Baltimore, Gaithersburg, and Capitol Heights, MD. The firm also has a logistics facility in Capitol Heights and Expe - rience Centers and logistics facilities in Somerville and Piscataway, NJ. MAREJ

serve as managing director for Architecture & Design (A&D) Strategy. “With their vast experience and in-depth knowledge of the local marketplace, we are con - fident Cory and Mare will play integral roles in our efforts to expand our market share in DC, Maryland, and Virginia,” said Nathan Kooi , president | Mid-Atlantic at dancker. “We’re thrilled to have both of them on board as members of our team.” At dancker, Beahm will fo - cus primarily on demonstrat- ing the firm’s value as an inte - riors integrator to prospective clients. Reh, meanwhile, will bring together dancker’s go- forward A&D strategy, while continuing to lead new busi- ness opportunities through her expansive network of design firms and existing re - lationships within Steelcase. Steelcase is the nation’s leading manufacturer of fur- niture, casegoods, seating, and space solutions for offices, hospitals, and classrooms. dancker is a Steelcase Premier Partner. Beahm comes to danck - er from Steelcase, where he worked with global organiza - tions on their workplace strat -

Michael P. Menz

tial and public properties, is pleased to announce its founder and principal, Michael P. Menz, CIH, CHMM has been named the American Indus- trial Hygiene Association (AIHA) primary representative to the ASTM D22.08 Commit- tee on the topic of Assessment, Sampling, and Analysis of Mi- croorganisms Consensus Stan- dard. Appointed by the AIHA

BRANCHBURG, NJ — Larken Associates an- nounced the hiring of David Larken Associates names David Iacobucci as CIO capital and evaluate new in- vestments to bolster its grow- ing portfolio of multifamily, office, industrial and retail properties.

Iacobucci as chief in- vestment of- ficer. Iacobucci brings over 30 years of commercial real estate experience

David Iacobucci

to his new role with Larken Associates. Iacobucci will work closely with president and chief executive officer David Gardner and chief financial officer Babette Rutman as the company continues to grow and profitably manage its investment portfolio. In addition, Iacobucci will lead the firm’s work to source new

St. John Properties, Inc. promotes Severn to regional VP for VA & Central MD

ties across the Virginia and Central Maryland Region, which includes maintaining relationships with local of- ficials involved in the permit - ting and approvals process, and directing all entitlement activities for ground-up con- struction projects. He will also direct the activities of third-party vendors such as architects, engineers, legal teams and subcontractors, as well as coordinating with in-house construction pro- fessionals, to manage the development process in an efficient and timely manner. Severn also manages the Region’s Property Manage- ment Division including lease administration, maintenance, capital improvements, and tenant relationships. MAREJ

FREDERICK, MD — St. John Properties, Inc. , a commercial real estate de- velopment and management

BL Companies promotes Kohl & O'Brien to VPs of operations

c ompany that has developed more than 22 million s/f of com- mercial real estate space across nine states, has

assessing markets, overseeing the economic analysis, under- writing, and monitoring the due diligence process. Lange will also play a role in post-closing activities and in efforts to tran- sition recently acquired assets to CRC’s asset management and operations teams. Lange brings more than eight years of direct acquisitions, as- set management and financial experience in the multifamily sector to CRC from her previ- ous work at Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) and Starwood Property Trust/LNR Partners, LLC. During a one-year period

at Fogelman Properties she helped identify and close nine acquisitions, valued over $300 million. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from the University of Georgia. “With the recent closing of our $146 million Core Multifamily Fund, LP open-ended fund in conjunction with Brown Advi- sory, as well as other closed- ended value-add private equity funds, our team has ongoing capacity to acquire both newly constructed core and value-add multifamily assets in our target markets,” said A ri Abramson, CRC’sVP, acquisitions. MAREJ

BALTIMORE, MD — Con- tinental Realty Corporation (CRC) announced the selec- tion of Samantha Lange as acquisitions associate in the multifamily division. She was formerly manager of acquisi- tions for Fogelman Properties. Lange will support the ac- tivities of CRC’s Multifamily Acquisitions team in its ongo- ing efforts to identify, analyze, and acquire value-add and core multifamily investments in tar- geted submarkets throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast portions of the US. Her respon - sibilities will include screening new multifamily opportunities,

Daniel Severn

announced the promotion of Daniel Severn to regional vice president for the Virginia and Central Maryland Divi- sion. Formerly assistant vice president, Severn has worked for the company since 2008. Severn will continue to oversee day-to-day real estate development responsibili-

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