Principal / Partner
Focus / Responsibilities
Kris Van Norman’s primary focus at InSite involves industrial and office investment activities. His experience in identifying opportunities and structuring creative capitalization scenarios has significantly contributed to the company’s acquisition, development and investment brokerage initiatives. Kris also holds an asset management role for several company-owned portfolios.
With experience built since beginning his real estate career in 1984, Kris understands that credibility is based on hard work, dedication and knowledge. As part of the company’s investment and management areas, Kris attends to the detailed aspects of investment and ownership perspectives with sound judgment and confidence.
Since 1993, Kris has managed investment transactions totaling over 20 million square feet of investment property valued in excess of $500 million. Investment partners and clients include institutional, corporate and private entities such as Carval Financial Services, EastGroup Properties, TA Associates Realty and Western General Holdings.
Education / Designations
Before receiving his Masters of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in 1984, Kris graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1983 where he was an Academic All-American defensive back for the Nebraska football team. Kris began his real estate career with Trammell Crow Company in Austin, Texas in 1984, before transferring to Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1989 and then to Houston in 1990. During his 10 years at Trammell Crow, Kris’ responsibilities included marketing and project development of industrial and office facilities, major customer relationship management, build-to-suit development and managing the industrial investment group within the company. While in Austin, Kris received productivity distinction within Trammell Crow Company by earning a national leasing award.