It can be overwhelming looking for the best commercial real estate firms in Austin. We at AQUILA hear this from potential clients every day. Between Google searches, word-of-mouth recommendations and cold calls from potential brokers, it can be difficult to know who to trust.

While AQUILA offers a full suite of commercial real estate services and are confident that we can help solve your real estate needs, from investment services and tenant representation to property leasing and management, we also understand that it is important to know your options.

For that reason, we have compiled a complete list of who we consider to be the best commercial real estate firms in Austin, Texas.

 

Best Commercial Real Estate Firms in Austin, Texas

CBRE

Founded in Austin, TX: CBRE founded its Austin office in 1984
HQ: Los Angeles, CA

Insider Insights: CBRE is a global full-service commercial real estate firm. These global relationships lend them a strong presence in a number of markets, Austin included. They’re strengths lie in office, retail and industrial tenant and property representation, as well as investment services and project management.

Cushman & Wakefield

Founded in Austin, TX: 2007, previously Oxford Commercial (1993)
HQ: Chicago, IL

Insider Insights: Cushman & Wakefield has a good national reputation for comprehensive services. Their Austin offers a full suite of services, and are best known for their tenant representation, project management and a growing investments arm.

Endeavor Real Estate Group

Founded in Austin, TX: 1999
HQ: Austin, TX

Insider Insights: Endeavor is an Austin-based commercial real estate firm and one of Austin’s foremost local developers. They have leveraged their development relationships into third-party property leasing and management assignments.

HPI Real Estate Services & Investments

Founded in Austin, TX: 1992
HQ: Austin, TX

Insider Insights: HPI is a full-service commercial real estate brokerage operating in Austin, Dallas and San Antonio. They are a prominent local developer, and while they do both office and industrial leasing, they are most known for their strong industrial portfolio.

JLL

Founded in Austin, TX: 2008, when it acquired The Staubach Company
HQ: Chicago, IL

Insider Insights: JLL began in 1783, and has grown into one of the largest commercial real estate companies in the country. With 70,000 employees across 80 countries, they are more than suited to help with your real estate needs. The Austin office is a full service firm, offering strong project leasing and tenant representation in both office and industrial, as well as a project management and investment services.

Peloton Commercial Real Estate

Founded in Austin: 2013
HQ: Dallas, TX

Insider Insights: Peloton is a growing region commercial real estate firm, based in DFW. Their Austin office is offers a prominent project leasing team, as well as an emerging industrial team.

Stream Realty

Founded in Austin, TX: 2006
HQ: Dallas, TX

Insider Insights: Stream Realty is large, multi-market commercial real estate firm that was originally founded in Dallas, Texas. In Austin, they represent a number of the nation’s top industrial REITs and private equity firms in both their property acquisitions and the leasing of these properties.

Transwestern

Founded in Austin, TX: 1984
HQ: Houston, TX

Insider Insights: Transwestern is a significant regional player. They offer comprehensive services for owners, tenants and investors, and were a significant part of shaping Austin’s industrial market in the early 2000s.

We hope that this will help you get started on you journey to hiring a commercial real estate firm.

To learn more about which firms excel in which areas, check out our service specific “best of” articles:

Take a Look at How AQUILA has Helped Hundreds of Companies Just Like You. Read our Case Studies.


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Lauren Little | Senior Marketing Coordinator | AQUILA Commercial

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