HOUSTON, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Transwestern's Houston headquarters today announced John Nicholson has joined the firm as senior vice president with the Industrial Services Group where he will specialize in corporate industrial services. John represents some of the most prestigious clients in the country providing cost reduction strategies, site selection analysis and overall real estate portfolio management.
"John has been a friend of the firm for years, and his excellent reputation is acknowledged throughout our market," stated Chip Clarke, President – Gulf Coast and Mountain Regions. "John is an outstanding addition to our office, and we are pleased to welcome him to our team."
Prior to joining Transwestern, Nicholson served as senior vice president with Grubb and Ellis where he was consistently named one of the top Houston revenue performance brokers. In 2008, Nicholson was ranked third in the top 10 Houston producers as well as in the top 20 nationally. Further, he was honored with the "Circle of Excellence" award, which honors the company's top 100 performers and in 2009, Nicholson was named one of Real Estate Forum's Next Generation of Leaders.
"I am looking forward to working with Transwestern and growing our national client base. It was important for me to join a company with a strong company culture and dedicated executive leadership. I'm excited for the opportunities ahead," stated Nicholson.
Transwestern is one of the largest privately-held commercial real estate firms in the United States. A diversified operating company, Transwestern is active in the real estate service, development and investment management businesses. Transwestern creates value for clients through innovation, penetrating market intelligence and legendary service delivered by teams of local market experts. The firm has product specialties including office, industrial, retail, multifamily and healthcare, as well as a wholly-owned research affiliate, Delta Associates. Transwestern leads the industry in sustainability and has received multiple ENERGY STAR® awards from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).