NEW YORK CITY-During its first quarter earnings call, officials from Brookfield Office Properties told shareholders that 1.1 million square feet of new leases were signed portfolio-wide, net operating income showed gains and nearly 900 units of apartments could be in the works for Manhattan’s Far West Side. With that, the company brought on Philip Wharton – formerly of AvalonBay Communities – as senior vice president of development for US commercial operations, where he will oversee Brookfield’s 10-million-square-foot development pipeline.

Wharton, a 30-year veteran of commercial real estate development, talked with about the company’s latest progress at the 5.4-million-square-foot Manhattan West site, and other core markets across the globe.

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