HOUSTON, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Transwestern's Houston headquarters today announced a major expansion of its investment services group with the addition of Ken Page, Scott Myers, and Rachel Glass. The team will specialize in investment services and will originate and structure the sale of real estate investments.
"We are delighted to have this prestigious team join our Houston office. Their track record, depth of experience, and high-level execution skills are highly valued by our clients. We are excited to expand our firm's capabilities with the talent and expertise of their team", commented Chip Clarke, president for the firm's Gulf Coast and Mountain regions.
"Transwestern's company stability, history and strong landlord orientation were all important factors in joining the firm. In addition, we have worked with Transwestern's team members over the years on many transactions and have always admired their professionalism," commented Page.
A 27-year industry veteran, Page's resume includes negotiations on behalf of his clients totaling over thirty million square feet with a total transaction value exceeding $3 billion. Prior to joining Transwestern, he served as executive vice president of the Houston Grubb & Ellis office. In 2008, Page led the disposition efforts of the 1,476,973 square foot trophy property, Williams Tower, the largest verified office-building sale in Houston.
Prior to joining Transwestern, Myers served as vice president of the Houston Grubb & Ellis office. In partnership with Page, he has been integral in the sale of major assets across the state of Texas with an aggregate value of over $1 billion, including the $275 million BMC Campus, which won the Houston Business Journal Landmark Award in 2007, and Williams Tower, which won the Houston Business Journal Landmark Award in 2009.
Glass served as marketing assistant with Grubb & Ellis and will be responsible for the development and production of marketing collateral, market research, and coordination of web-based marketing activities during the transaction process.
In 2010, Transwestern oversaw the leasing and management of 1216 properties, representing 255 million square feet - leased and managed combined. Within that same time period, Transwestern completed leasing, sales and finance transactions totaling $4.3 billion.
Transwestern is a diversified operating company 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 research affiliate, Delta Associates. Transwestern leads the industry in sustainability and has received multiple ENERGY STAR® awards from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).