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Art Ross SIOR

Senior Managing Director

Art Ross joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2015 as a senior managing director in the company's Hartford, Connecticut, office specializing in the sale and leasing of industrial properties throughout the Northeast. Since joining NKF, he has focused on growing the industrial service line in New England, targeting southern New England and New York. As a tenant representative, landlord representative and sales agent, Mr. Ross has completed more than 6.5 million square feet in industrial transactions for the firm.

Prior to joining Newmark Knight Frank, Mr. Ross was vice president and a partner at Hart Corporation, one of the nation's leading real estate firms for industrial facilities in non-metropolitan areas. During his 26-year career with Hart, he was responsible for its real estate services in New England and New York.

  • Partial List of Landlord Representation Transactions
  • Textron: Sold eight manufacturing facilities totaling 2.6 million SF
  • Katy Industries: Sold, leased or subleased 2.5 million SF in 16 properties across six states and Canada
  • Winstanley Enterprises: Leased or sold 1.1 million SF in portfolio spanning North Springfield, VT; Brattleboro, VT; Westbrook, ME; Chicopee, MA; East Hartford, CT; and Farmington, CT
  • MS York LLC: Leased 725,531 SF at 200 Westinghouse Road, Horseheads, NY and later sold the 800,000 SF property
  • Sequa Corporation: Sold two facilities totaling 151,261 SF in Orangeburg, NY and Windsor, CT

Additionally, Mr. Ross has represented numerous other property owners in the sale of industrial, flex, warehouse and manufacturing properties, ranging in size from 53,000 to 1.7 million square feet across New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. Landlords represented include:

  • Belden Corporation
  • Fortis Property Group
  • Groveton Acquisitions, LLC
  • Lancaster Colony
  • New Boston Fund
  • Sherrill Manufacturing
  • St. Johnsbury Development Fund
  • Timbar Packaging

Partial List of Tenant Representation Transactions

  • Niagara Bottling Company: Acquired a 46-acre site in Bloomfield, CT to support the construction of a 450,000 SF bottling plant
  • Arrow Electronics: 169,550 SF in Windsor, CT
  • XPO Logistics: Two leases in New Hampshire totaling 151,000 SF
  • Packaging Corporation of America: 97,703 SF in Westfield, MA
  • Airgas: Five transactions totaling 63,654 SF in Auburn, MA; Brookfield, CT; North Franklin, CT; Nashua, NH; and Warwick, RI
  • Velux America: 49,266 SF in Windsor, CT

Professional Achievements

  • CoStar Power Broker Award, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018
  • Largest Dollar Transaction Award, Hart Group International, 2006 and 2008

Professional Affiliations

  • President and head of public relations, Connecticut Chapter of Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • Licensed real estate broker, states of Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont; Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Personal Affiliations

  • Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity
  • Participant, Cycle for Survival, Memorial Sloan Kettering

Mr. Ross graduated from the University of Connecticut.

Art Ross SIOR
Art Ross SIOR
Senior Managing Director
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
10 Tower Lane
Avon, CT 06001
United States
T  860.678.2222

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Areas of Specialization
  • Industrial Tenant Representation
  • Industrial Landlord Representation
  • Industrial Property Sales
  • State Incentives Negotiations

Years of Experience
31 years