Chris is a serial entrepreneur with more than 18 years of real estate development and investment experience. He founded Fort Capital and to date, the company has invested over $2.1B in Class B industrial, commercial, multifamily, student housing, and land development projects throughout the state of Texas and the Sunbelt. In 2016, Chris made the decision to focus on Class B Industrial full time and that is where the firm has dedicated the majority of its resources since.
Chris’s ability to conceptualize, raise capital, and execute are only a small part of what Chris brings to the table as Fort Capital’s Executive Chairman. Chris spends time focusing on Fort’s long-term strategy, fostering strategic relationships, and building capital relationships that will help complement the firm’s growth. He is also the host of The FORT Podcast and has published 310+ episodes to date through a series of raw business conversations with business leaders and entrepreneurs.
Chris graduated with a BBA in Finance & Marketing from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX. Chris is a member of the Fort Worth YPO Chapter and attends Christ Chapel Bible Church. He lives in Fort Worth, TX with his wife, Mikal, their daughters, Palmer and Connor, and their son, Chris Powers III.