BCDC Appoints Gardiner Thompson As Executive Vice President

BCDC, a commercial real estate investment firm specializing in development, pursuit capital and brokerage services, today announced the appointment of Gardiner Thompson as Executive Vice President.

“BCDC has worked closely with Gardiner Thompson for more than a decade through one of our most successful partnerships,” said President and CEO Litt Glover. “He knows our capabilities and culture and will be instrumental as we expand our current relationships and position ourselves for the next 20 years.”

Thompson joined the senior leadership team in the strategy and execution of investments, partner relationships, legal matters, debt and equity financings and dispositions.

He formerly served as the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel with Novare Group, where he led the firm’s finance, asset management, operational and legal teams and executed joint venture and construction financings for more than 11,500 multifamily units with project costs in excess of $2.5 billion primarily in the Sunbelt region.

“I have worked with Litt Glover, Mike Hood and the BCDC team on more than 30 projects over the years. They make great partners for best-in-class developers,” said Thompson. “I am honored to join this storied company and to contribute to its continued success and growth.”

BCDC has deployed over $600 million worth of equity with a total project value of more than $5.7 billion since Kajima USA acquired BCDC in 2008. Currently, the firm has 19 development partners spread throughout various asset classes including multifamily, retail, self-storage, and senior housing.

About BCDC

Founded in 1963, BCDC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kajima USA. It is a fully integrated real estate organization providing development and capital solutions primarily through partnerships on commercial real estate projects in the Southeastern United States. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, BCDC offers a wide variety of real estate services, from development and construction to equity and credit enhancements, to brokerage and property management. Learn more by visiting www.batsoncookdev.com.