HOUSTON, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Transwestern's Houston headquarters today announced a major component of their strategic growth plan with the addition of a key, market-leading retail team which includes: Nick Hernandez - Managing Director Retail Services Group, Grant Walker - Vice President, Tony Armstrong – Vice President, Chris Reyes – Associate, Gregorio Barrerra - Director of Retail Information, and Lauren Cahoon, retail support services. All join Transwestern from the Houston office of Page Realty Partners, LLC. With the addition of these new team members along with the recent additions of Micha van Marcke, Vanessa Thon-Barfuss and Chace Picket, also from Page Partners, Transwestern has significantly expanded the depth and breadth of the firms retail service delivery.
"We are pleased to add this prestigious retail group to our Houston team. They were specifically targeted for the unique talents and high level skill sets they bring to the firm and, their addition is consistent with our underlying goal of serving our clients at the highest level," commented Chip Clarke, president for the firm's Gulf Coast and Mountain regions.
The team will provide a wide array of services to the retail real estate industry including tenant site acquisition, project consulting and leasing, land sales, development, income property sales, and excess space disposition.
According to Hernandez, "Transwestern's national resources, company culture, and wide-reaching service capabilities help position our team to capitalize on marketplace opportunities for our current and future retail clients. Houston's retail market has continued to experience steady improvement in 2011, and we are well positioned to serve our clients at the highest level through the Transwestern platform."
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