Cole Real Estate Investments hired Travis Bowers as senior director of underwriting. In this role, Bowers will be responsible for underwriting functions related to analyzing and acquiring prospective office and industrial acquisition pursuits.
Bowers has 13 years experience in structuring and underwriting complex commercial real estate loans, joint ventures, structured financings and sale-leasebacks.
Before Cole, Bowers was vice presiden of equity investments for GE Real Estate where he worked for eight years holding different positions. Most recently, he launched a newly created investment platform for the acquisition of single-tenant office, retail and industrial properties nationwide. Bowers closed $750 million in acquisitions while he was at GE.
He also managed a nationwide origination process involving pre-screening deals as well as the detailed review of appraisals, property condition assessments, environmental reports, and title and survey reports.
“We are extremely pleased to have Travis join our expanding team of top-tier investment professionals at Cole, said Brian McGlynn, senior vice president of underwriting for Cole. "His leadership, experience in the capital markets, and expertise in structuring complex transactions will help us capitalize on market opportunities, and create value for our expanding portfolio of the highest quality real estate assets nationwide,”