Northstar Announces New Director of Development, Brian Dietz

March 14, 2019

Northstar Announces New Director of Development, Brian Dietz

DENVER, March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Northstar Commercial Partners announced the hiring of Brian Dietz, as the company’s new Director of Development. Northstar’s Former Director of Development, Don Marcotte will remain as a partner in various development deals. 

Brian Dietz has 15 years of experience in real estate, working for leading organizations such as Opus Development Company, Black Creek Group, Lauth Group, and Prologis. Over the course of Brian’s career, he has developed 3.5 million square feet, and managed over 66 million square feet of commercial real estate throughout the United States and Canada, consisting of over 320 buildings, 625+ leases, and $3.9 Billion of assets under management.

“We’re excited for Brian to join the Northstar team,” said Brian Watson, Founder and CEO of Northstar Commercial Partners. “His extensive experience in commercial real estate development will undoubtedly help to drive our organization’s continued growth in the U.S. market, as we construct and own office, medical, industrial, senior care, data centers, and mixed-use properties on a speculative basis and for businesses.”

As a part of this process, Northstar is pleased to announce that former Director of Development, Don Marcotte, will remain as a partner and continue to focus on growing development relationships locally and nationally. Don has been with Northstar for more than 10 years and has played an integral role in Northstar’s growth in development since joining the firm in 2009. 

Northstar specializes in buying vacant and value-add assets in both Colorado and throughout the United States, in order to help stabilize properties, and create jobs and opportunities for thousands of people. The company also develops and owns commercial real estate assets for companies and for its own account, and these consist of office, industrial, retail, medical, senior care, mixed-use, and data center facilities. Since Watson founded the company in 2000, Northstar has been responsible for closing more than 130 deals, and currently has 48 properties in 15 states under its investment, development, and management. The portfolio exceeds $1.3 billion of market value.