Josh Wheeler serves as the Managing Director for the Industrial division, where he leads the development and acquisitions for the platform. Through his 15-year real estate career, Josh has purchased over 500 acres of developable land resulting in $600 million in project costs with an end value of close to $1 billion.
Prior to joining Leon Capital Group, Josh spent time at DHL Supply Chain as Senior Director overseeing the North American development and acquisitions team. He also sat on the North America Investment Committee that oversaw all real estate investment activity and approvals before being sent to Bonn, Germany for the Executive Board final approval.
Prior to his role with DHL, Josh was a Vice President with Majestic Realty Co., based out of Los Angeles. Josh was responsible for locating, underwriting and purchasing development opportunities in cities where Majestic did not have a footprint. In 2014, Josh was relocated to Texas to open a second office for Majestic in the DFW metroplex. He was responsible for the development of 328 acres in Fort Worth while overseeing the redevelopment of the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards into a live entertainment complex that includes a 5-star hotel, creative office space, restaurants, bars and live music venues.
Josh is currently a member of Urban Land Institute (ULI) and National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP). He attended Indiana University and earned a bachelor’s degree in communications.