Indiana, Ohio & Kentucky industrial real estate development

Stephanie A. Chitwood


Opus Development Company, L.L.C.

As director of real estate development, Stephanie is responsible for new development in Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky. She focuses on industrial opportunities, but also provides support to the multifamily, student housing and senior healthcare sectors. Stephanie’s responsibilities include identifying new sites to be developed and working closely with cities and municipalities, brokers and end-users to structure and execute new deals and opportunities. She also coordinates the design and construction on each project and oversees the marketing and lease-up of the speculative projects.

Stephanie has nearly 20 years of commercial real estate experience, including real estate investments in the multifamily, student housing, healthcare and retail sectors. Prior to joining Opus in 2016, she served for 13 years as a director at House Investments, an Indianapolis based Real Estate Investment Company. During Stephanie’s tenure at House Investments, she structured investments in four different opportunity funds totaling more than $110 million, and led the company’s development affiliate where she managed every aspect of the development process from conception to stabilized occupancy.

Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Arts in real estate finance from Indiana University. She is a member of the NAIOP, the commercial real development association; Urban Land Institute; ULI Woman's Leadership Initiative; and the Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC).