Ben Austein is on the WORK team – an office brokerage and services platform within SHOP Companies. With his experience in commercial real estate, Ben has developed a valuable understanding for the needs of the Tenant.
Prior to WORK, Ben acted as a Capital Markets analyst at JLL. He focused on office investment sales in Dallas and throughout the Southwest, helping his team complete nearly $100 million in transactions. His responsibilities included financial analysis, property valuation, market research and the preparation of marketing materials. Before JLL, Ben was an Investment Associate at Prologis, an international developer and operator of industrial real estate. At Prologis, Ben was responsible for conducting the underwriting and financial analysis of industrial development and acquisition opportunities in Texas and Tennessee, resulting in nearly $200 million of completed projects and transactions.
Ben earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Texas State University and his MBA from the University of Texas’ McCombs School of Business. He is an active member of NAIOP North Texas, and serves as a board member and Events Coordinator for the organization’s Developing Leaders Group.