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D. Reid Townsend

Founding Principal


D. Reid Townsend is a Founding Principal of MRP Industrial and manages the sourcing, capitalization, design, construction and leasing of the company’s development portfolio.

Reid has more than 25 years experience in commercial real estate development and investment having managed the delivery of projects valued at more than $3.0 Billion. Since co-founding MRP Industrial in 2013, Reid has overseen development of over 60 Class A distribution centers, totaling more than 25 million square feet. Prior to MRP Industrial, Reid served as Partner for Panattoni Development Company, Senior Vice President of Trammell Crow Company and Project Manager for The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company.

Reid is a member of NAIOP Maryland and NAIOP E-Commerce Executive Forum I. Reid holds a BS in Civil Engineering from Clemson University (’95) and an MBA from The Darden School at the University of Virginia (’00).