Press Release

Corporex Names Douglas Swain as New Chief Development Officer

Doug will be involved in promoting and overseeing elements of ongoing projects such as Ovation and CirclePort in NKY, as well Colorado and beyond.
(Feb 28, 2023)

COVINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 28, 2023) – Corporex, a privately held investment firm located in Covington, Ky. focused on investing in real estate, hospitality, sports and fitness, and capital markets, hired Douglas Swain as Chief Development Officer.

“With multiple large-scale projects in the works across the country, Doug brings years of experience and perspective that will help fuel Corporex’s continued growth in 2023,” said Nick Heekin, Chief Operating Officer of Corporex Companies. “Doug will be involved in promoting and overseeing elements of ongoing projects such as Ovation and CirclePort in Northern Kentucky, as well Colorado and beyond. He’ll also work to help us identify and advance future projects for Corporex.”

In his role as Chief Development Officer, Douglas Swain will have overall responsibility for the leadership of existing and new development projects, including sourcing opportunities and execution and delivery.

“Corporex currently has four large scale projects taking place simultaneous across the country in Ohio, Kentucky and Colorado,” Swain said. “It’s a lot of forward progress all at once and I’m excited to dig in and be a part of a team with such an expansive portfolio of work. This organization is dedicated to building the future of the communities it serves, and I look forward to being a part of that.”

Swain comes to Corporex with more than 30 years of experience in commercial real estate development, including lengthy stints with public and private real estate development firms. He is also the Founder of Indiana’s chapter of NAIOP, the leading organization for developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial and mixed-use real estate. Swain is also a NAIOP Foundation Governor.

He obtained his degree in Finance from The Ohio State University and is a licensed real estate broker in Ohio.
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About Corporex
Corporex Companies is a national, privately held investment and development firm based in Covington, Kentucky. Corporex has a nearly 60-year history of developing world-class hotels, offices, residential and mixed-use developments in 22+ states across the U.S. The company has $1B assets under management, has built over 25M square feet, and generously invested in communities with $2.4M+ in corporate and foundation giving in 2022. Learn more at