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Franklin Street Appoints Nick Sanfilippo to Lead Project Management Division

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The construction management veteran will oversee Franklin Street's new business line.

Franklin Street is pleased to announce the appointment of construction management veteran Nick Sanfilippo as senior vice president of its Project Management division based in the company’s Atlanta office. Sanfilippo will direct comprehensive project management and consulting services for both investor and occupier clients across all markets and product types, including retail, office, industrial, and multifamily.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Nick and his wealth of commercial real estate construction experience to our incredible Atlanta team,” said Kurt Keaton, president of real estate services and management services for Franklin Street. “He will play a key role in launching a new business line for Franklin Street and working with our clients step-by-step as they evolve and expand. It’s a great time for investment and development in commercial real estate, and with Nick at the helm, our project management team is in the right position to make an impact.”

Before coming to Franklin Street, Sanfilippo was a director leading a team of project managers at DDR Corp., where he successfully completed projects totaling over $120 million and nearly two million square feet of tenant build-outs across multiple markets and project types. He has more than 15 years of experience in building and leading project management teams, consistently creating value for his clients ranging from tenant build-outs to redevelopment projects to new developments.

Having worked with top national and local retailers including Bed Bath & Beyond, Ulta, Ross, Chipotle, TJX Companies and more, Sanfilippo has a vast knowledge of the current retail market with experience across the real estate pipeline, from preconstruction and construction operations expertise to final cost analysis.

Franklin Street’s real estate team is nimble, smart and efficient, while making a significant mark on commercial real estate here in the Southeast and beyond,” said Sanfilippo. “I’m thrilled to join this company and forge a new path with this highly motivated team. It’s a truly exciting time to be in the industry and create tremendous value as we work in-step with our clients, especially as the current market conditions are ripe for our clients to expand.”

Sanfilippo is a prominent member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the Buckhead Club, and the Association of Young Real Estate Professionals. He currently serves on the ICSC Next Generation Chair Committee. Sanfilippo earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Georgia and a Master’s of Business Administration in Real Estate from Georgia State University. He is a licensed real estate salesperson in Georgia.

About Franklin Street:
Celebrating more than 10 years in the business, Franklin Street is a family of full-service commercial real estate companies focused on delivering value-add solutions to meet the evolving needs of clients. Through a collaborative philosophy of leveraging the resources, expertise and experience of each of its divisions – Real Estate, Capital, Insurance, Management and Valuation – Franklin Street offers unmatched value and optimal solutions for clients nationwide. Learn more about Franklin Street at

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