Senior Vice-President, Development
Hillwood Investment Properties
126 Seven Farms Drive, Suite 160-A
Charleston, SC 29492
Office: 843-881-7699, Ext. 2720
In 1999, Gary joined Hillwood Investment Properties to manage large scale industrial development projects. Gary currently heads up Hillwood’s Charleston, SC office, focusing on land development and investment in the Northeast and Southeast Port Regions.
Gary has successfully managed 7.6 million square feet of industrial development, construction and acquisition, equaling $300 million in investment:
Gary has led the land development and entitlement process on 1,200 acres of land, including market analysis, financial structure, zoning, infrastructure, planning/engineering and permitting:
• General Mills – Harrisburg, PA – 2003 – 165 acres
• Charleston Trade Center – Charleston, SC – 2006 - present – 770 acres
• West Hills Business Center – Allentown, PA – 2006 - present – 235 acres
Gary graduated with honors from Clemson University in 1979, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. From 1979 to 1995, Gary worked in manufacturing and logistics/distribution in various engineering and management capacities. Prior to joining Hillwood, Gary was Director of Logistics for The Walt Disney Company. In that role, he planned and implemented two state-of-the-art distribution facilities totaling 1.2 million square feet.