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Chris Black, First Vice President

Chris Black

First Vice President

Chris Black First Vice President
Indianapolis 8888 Keystone Crossing
Suite 1000
Indianapolis, IN 46240

Professional Experience

For the past nine years in the Indianapolis commercial real estate business, Chris has specialized in sales and leasing of industrial warehouses, manufacturing buildings, and land with a specific focus on institutional Landlord and Tenant Representation.

Utilizing creative strategies and comprehensive market analysis, Chris has helped numerous occupier clients identify and align mulit-market real estate requirements with strategic business, financial and operational objectives.  Chris also works with national and regional corporations in the underwriting and acquisitions as well as dispositions of industrial property portfolios. 

Prior to joining CBRE Inc., Chris worked for Prologis, one of the world’s largest developers and owners of warehouses and distribution centers, and was responsible for the leasing, acquisition, and disposition of their 12.5 million SF portfolio in Indianapolis.  Chris has represented clients over 400 transactions in both Landlord Representation and Tenant Representation assignments.   

 Professional Affilitations / Accreditations

    • Indiana Real Estate Broker License

    • 2013 - CBRE Indianapolis Top Deal Award

    • 2011 - CBRE Indianapolis Associate of the Year

    • 2011 - Most Transaction Completed

    • Member/Volunteer of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church

    • Member/Volunteer of the Penrod Society


  • Indiana University, Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and German Studies

Significant Assignments

Landlord Representation

  • Transwestern Investment Group – 2,100,000 SF

  • Prologis – 1,200,000 SF

  • CLL Real Estate –1,300,000 SF

  • CW Capital- 1,210,000 SF

  • DCT– 546,000

  • Bianco Properties – 343,000 SF

  • First Industrial – 200,000 SF

  • Coble Properties – 148,000 SF

  • Core Redevelopment – 90,000 SF

  • The Precedent Group – 80,000 SF

    Seller Representation

  • KTR- 500,000 SF

  • DCT-KRT- 475,094

  • Opus Founders- 280,000 sf

  • Fuji Heavy Industries - 220,000 SF

  • CLL Real Estate – 200,000 SF

  • Sims-Lohman – 55,000 SF

  • Gripp, Inc. – 55,000 SF

  • First Financial Bank – 25,000 SF


  • Sims-Lohman
  • G.R.E.A.N. Bean Delivery
  • Weaver Popcorn Company
  • DSV Solutions
  • Ricoh USA
  • Aryzta
  • Tridien Medical
  • Hellman Worldwide Logistics
  • Fuji Heavy Industries
  • Sizewise, LLC
  • Hilti, Inc.
  • Rheem
  • Quickship Brands
  • Modspace
  • The Morales Group
  • United Suppliers
  • JMC Group
  • SePro Corporation
  • Holland Roofing
  • Schneider National Trucking Company
  • Exxon
  • C-Cat, Inc

Chris Black First Vice President
Indianapolis 8888 Keystone Crossing
Suite 1000
Indianapolis, IN 46240

Available Properties