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Westport Properties/US Storage Centers Hires VP of Self-Storage Development
The company operates more than 120 self-storage facilities under the US Storage Centers brand

July 22, 2020:  Westport Properties Inc. (WPI), has appointed David Kelly as vice president of development. After serving as director of development from 2014 to 2019, Kelly rejoins the company as vice president of development. In this key position Kelly will manage the development team, focusing on self-storage and industrial projects nationwide, according to a press release.

We’re thrilled to have David with the Westport Properties family again. Prior to his departure, David played an integral part in growing Westport’s development portfolio, and there is no doubt he will play a vital role in creating opportunities for us this time around as well.” Said by Charles Byerly, CEO and president.

Previously, Kelly was working as vice president of development for North Palisade Partners LLC. He also has several years of development and construction experience gained at Regency Centers Corp., Snyder Langston and Standard Pacific Homes, now CalAtlantic Group Inc. Kelly earned a bachelor’s degree from Chapman University.

Westport Properties Inc. (WPI), founded in 1985, WPI is a fully integrated self-storage operator that develops, acquires and manages its own portfolio and provides third-party management services. The company has more than 10 million rentable square feet under management and employs 400 people nationwide. It’s currently developing a facility in Los Angeles, projected to open in fall 2021.