With more than 28 years of diversified commercial real estate expertise, including an extensive background in acquisition, disposition, land development, investment analysis, facility design and construction, operations and lease negotiations, Mr. McAuliffe has held long-term executive positions in real estate organizations such as Texas Industries, Inc., J.E. Robert Companies and the Brookhollow Corporation.
In 1998, Mr. McAuliffe led the design and creation of RailPort, a 1,700 acre, dual rail-served industrial development south of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. From 1998 through 2005, Mr. McAuliffe coordinated the construction of more than $60 million of public infrastructure and rail facilities for RailPort. He also sold sites for facilities to Target Corporation, Toys”R”Us, American National Power and KEHE Food Distributors.
In 2002, the Dallas Business Journal named RailPort and the Target Corporation transaction the “Best New Industrial Development” of the year in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. In 2003, the Texas Economic Development Council awarded the City of Midlothian “Community of the Year,” specifically for the RailPort development.
A native Texan, Mr. McAuliffe graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas, where he received a B.S. in Finance. He also is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) of the Realtors National Marketing Institute, as well as a licensed real estate broker in Texas and Oklahoma.
Mr. McAuliffe resides in Dallas, Texas.