Bridge Development Partners, one of South Florida’s most active industrial real estate developers, today announced the appointment of Aaron Hirschl as Vice President. The seasoned commercial real estate professional joins from CBRE, bringing more than 8 years of experience to his new role. He will be based out of Bridge Development’s Miami office and responsible for supporting all development and acquisition activities throughout South Florida.
“We are pleased to welcome Aaron to our South Florida office,” said Kevin Carroll, Partner, Southeast Region of Bridge Development Partners. “He brings significant experience optimizing location strategies on behalf of some of the biggest corporations in the world, which will prove to be a valuable asset to our team and future tenants alike.”
Prior to joining Bridge, Hirschl worked at CBRE as part of the Location Incentives Group, assisting clients globally with site selection and economic incentive negotiations, in conjunction with overall strategy and execution of corporate real estate initiatives. Hirschl has negotiated multi-million-dollar state and local economic development incentives packages for a variety of small and large real estate transactions, including corporate headquarters, manufacturing, distribution, and business services. He has managed location strategies for corporate clients in the automotive, information technology, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and telecommunications industries.
Previously, Hirschl served as a Senior Consultant in the Business Incentives Practice at Cushman and Wakefield, where he was responsible for assisting major U.S. and international companies making strategic decisions related to site selection, economic incentive negotiation, and overall real estate strategy. Prior to Cushman and Wakefield, Mr. Hirschl worked as an Investment Broker with Marcus & Millichap in Chicago, IL and as an Analyst for Rialto Capital Management in Miami, FL.
Hirschl is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science with a minor in Business. He is a candidate for Master of Real Estate Development and Urbanism at the University of Miami. Aaron holds a Florida and Illinois Real Estate Brokers License.
Since 2012, Bridge Development has acquired 362 acres throughout Miami Dade and Broward Counties and delivered more than 2 MSF of Class-A industrial space across the region. The company is on track to deliver an additional nearly 2 million square feet of Class-A industrial space in key South Florida distribution markets this year. Current projects include Bridge Point Commerce Center in Miami Gardens, which will encompass 2.1 million square-foot of class-A industrial space at full build out; Bridge Point Powerline Road, a +/-467,832-square-foot industrial park in Pompano Beach; and Bridge Point FLL Logistics Center, a two-building, 174,129-square-foot logistics facility, located at Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport. In addition, the company made its first value-add play in South Florida earlier this year with the acquisition of Bridge Point Miramar—a 304,428-square-foot, Class-A distribution building in Miramar, Fla.