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.

Four Tips for Optimizing Warehouse Space

The e-commerce boom created a drastic increase in demand for industrial real estate, leaving many retailers and distributors tighter than normal on space in their warehouses and fulfillment centers. Though a larger structure or an additional facility may still eventually be in the cards, it may be possible to buy some more time from your current facility by getting the most out of the space you already have. If your warehouse has been in operation more than a couple of years, it’s likely that your ... Read More

Suez Canal Blocked by The Ever Given

Efforts to move container ship The Ever Given from the Suez Canal lasted for days as more than 40 other vessels were forced to reroute or adjust their trajectories to account for the logistical roadblock. The Ever Given's blockage of the Suez Canal drew into even sharper relief the limitations and weaknesses in a supply chain already compromised by the coronavirus pandemic.   Read the full article at The Detroit News.

2021-04-26T21:55:43+00:00March 24th, 2021|Articles, Frank P. Crivello, Milwaukee|

How Will Retail-to-Logistics Conversions Impact CRE?

Though the COVID-19 pandemic drove business away from brick-and-mortar retail and caused an e-commerce boom, some retail sectors were already struggling to keep physical stores open. More than 9,000 stores closed in 2019. With many additional retail spaces left empty by pandemic-related consolidations and bankruptcies, the commercial real estate sector has struggled to come up with viable alternatives for these properties. Some retailers and property owners have begun experimenting with retail-to-logistics property conversions to meet skyrocketing demand for fulfillment space. For example, Amazon recently opened ... Read More

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