Frank P. Crivello

Frank P. Crivello

Since 1991, Frank P. Crivello has served as the senior advisor to the Trusts and today is Chairman of Phoenix Investors. Given his extensive experience in all aspects of commercial real estate, Mr. Crivello provides strategic and operational input to the Trusts, Phoenix Investors, and affiliated companies.

Mr. Crivello began his real estate career in 1982 focusing his investments in multifamily, office, industrial and shopping center developments across the United States. In 1994, Mr. Crivello shifted his focus to the support of the Trusts. From 1994 to 2008, Mr. Crivello assisted Phoenix Investors in its execution of its then business model of acquiring net lease commercial real estate across the United States. Since 2009, Mr. Crivello has assisted Phoenix Investors in the shift of its core focus to the acquisition of industrial real estate throughout the country.

Mr. Crivello received a B.A., Magna Cum Laude, from Brown University and the London School of Economics, while completing a double major in Economics and Political Science. Mr. Crivello is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Outside of his business interests, Mr. Crivello invests his time, energy and financial support across a wide net of charitable projects and organizations.

Elon Musk, xAI and a big supercomputer in Memphis: A look at plans for the massive project

Elon Musk’s xAI is building an Artificial Intelligence Center in a Phoenix Investors facility in Memphis, Tennessee; Phoenix purchased the 785,000-square-foot facility in December 2023 from Electrolux Group. With this investment, Memphis will be home to the world’s largest supercomputer. The project is expected to open in late 2024 and boost jobs and economic activity in the Memphis area. Check out the full article by Neil Strebig at Commercial Appeal.

The Impact of Onshoring on Industrial Real Estate

The industrial sector witnessed unprecedented growth during the COVID-19 pandemic, driven primarily by the surge in warehousing demand fueled by e-commerce. However, as the market normalizes from these record highs, industry stakeholders seek new avenues for growth. To this end, the spotlight has begun to shift to the manufacturing sector as a leading source of new demand. Resurgent interest in space for advanced manufacturing operations results from the culmination of pandemic-era plans to improve supply chain resiliency by regionalizing supply chains. Onshoring Shows No Signs ... Read More

The Impacts of Electricity and Natural Gas Availability on Industrial Real Estate

The availability and reliability of electric and natural gas utilities should be a top concern for project stakeholders during the site selection process for new factories, warehouses, and other industrial buildings. As modern industrial facilities trend toward more automation, finding or constructing buildings that can handle the increased power needs of automation technologies is essential. Yet, locating sites capable of supporting heavy automation is an ongoing challenge in the United States as businesses seek to reshore operations and build resiliency into supply chains. The New ... Read More

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