One of Austin’s top-producing residential real estate agents moved to Douglas Elliman from Twelve Rivers Realty recently.
Todd Burgener has closed $180 million in sales volume since the start of the pandemic, according to Elliman, and he’s been listed among the Dallas Business Journal’s top 30 real estate agents for the past three years, ranking 21st last year. He’s been listed on the Platinum Top 50 list for Austin seven years in a row.
Burgener has lived in Austin for 40 years, and his wife, Kim, has worked as his operations director since 2018. She is making the move to Elliman as well.
CBRE has a new chief in San Antonio. The Dallas-based global real estate firm promoted John Moake to first vice president, in charge of the local office, the San Antonio Business Journal reported. Moake joined the firm via CBRE’s 2019 acquisition of REATA Real Estate. Moake was born and raised in San Antonio. CBRE’s senior managing director for Central Texas is Scott Senese.
The Fort Worth Economic Development Partnership appointed Jessica Heer as its executive vice president. Heer was previously senior vice president of regional marketing for the Dallas Regional Chamber. The partnership was formed in March to drive business growth in the city.
HF Sinclair Corporation leased a 91,000 square foot space for its headquarters Dallas’ Victory Park neighborhood. The Dallas-based firm will take three floors of the 20-story 2323 Victory Avenue. It currently offices at 2828 North Harwood. Matt Schendle, Cynthia Cowen and Carrie Halbrooks of Cushman & Wakefield represented the landlord, Clarion Partners. Phil Puckett and Harland Davis of CBRE represented HF Sinclair.
Rand Construction Corporation has a new leader in Dallas. The Virginia-based firm appointed Brad Carbo to managing director, the Dallas Business Journal reported. Carbo was previously a managing director for JLL in Texas and Kansas.
Hogan Thompson Schuelke, an energy litigation law firm, leased 7,500 square feet at 1001 Fannin Street in Houston, the Houston Business Journal reported. The move accommodates growth of the “fast-growing” firm, the outlet reported. Brad Beasley and Chip Colvill of Cushman & Wakefield represented landlord JMB Realty Corporation. Joshua Brown and Kaitlyn Duffie of Newmark represented the tenant.
Crews & Associates, an investment banking firm from Little Rock, has expanded into Texas with an office in the Woodlands, the Houston Business Journal reported. A subsidiary of Arkansas-based First Security Bancorp, it recently opened a public finance branch at 1790 Hughes Landing Boulevard.
Haggar Clothing Company renewed for a 40,000-square-foot office lease in Farmers Branch, the Dallas Business Journal reported. The company shopped around before deciding to downsize in its current location, at 1507 LBJ Freeway, and renovate. Pratt Street Capital bought the building in 2021.