FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
General Inquiries: Massie Flippin, Liberty Property Trust, 704/426-8000
Media Contact: Margo Hunt Winans, a.s.a.p.r., 757/404-8653
BRYAN BLYTHE JOINS LIBERTY PROPERTY TRUST
AS SENIOR LEASING REPRESENTATIVE IN THE CAROLINAS REGION
CHARLOTTE, NC – February 11, 2010 – Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LRY) today announced that Bryan Blythe has been named senior leasing representative in the Carolinas region. In this new role, he will be responsible for overseeing Liberty’s more than 3.4 million square foot distribution portfolio in the Triad and in the Raleigh/Durham region. Blythe will be based out of Liberty’s Piedmont Triad office.
“Bryan possesses a solid understanding of real estate finance and has a strong business background in commercial real estate,” said Massie Flippin, vice president and city manager for Liberty’s Carolinas region. “We will look to Bryan to help us to continue to grow and expand our tenant portfolio in the Triad and Triangle markets.”
Blythe comes to Liberty with more than seven years of commercial real estate experience working at both CB Richard Ellis and Whiteside Industrial Properties in Charlotte. Blythe’s range of experience includes marketing, business development, sales and leasing for build-to-suit, office, flex and industrial properties. Blythe also has previous experience in investment banking and most recently served as a senior associate at Dunning Capital LLC, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions for a boutique investment banking firm.
Blythe received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Davidson College in Davidson, NC. He received his Master of Business Administration with concentrations in Real Estate and Corporate Finance from UNC Kenan-Flager Business School in Chapel Hill, NC.
About Liberty Property TrustLiberty Property Trust owns and manages nearly 4.8 million square feet of office and industrial space in the Carolinas. The company is headquartered in Malvern, PA and is dedicated to enhancing people’s lives through extraordinary work environments. The real estate investment trust (REIT) serves customers in the United States and United Kingdom through the development, acquisition, ownership and management of superior office and industrial properties. Liberty's 78 million square foot portfolio offers exceptional locations and flexible design to more than 2,000 tenants at 700 office, distribution and light manufacturing facilities. The company is a leader in the development of high performance green buildings. For more information please visit www.libertyproperty.com.