October 10, 2017
ATLANTA – Transwestern today announces Matthew Kraus has joined the firm as Regional Strategic Manager. Based in Atlanta, Kraus will collaborate with Southeast President Bruce Ford, managing directors, and service teams to design, implement, and execute the firm’s overall business goals throughout the Southeast.
"Transwestern intentionally recruits talented individuals who contribute proven industry expertise and a fresh perspective to continually enhance the level of service we provide our clients,” said Ford. “Matthew’s experience in working alongside upper management to create business plans that drive unexpected value for real estate owners makes him the ideal candidate to maximize our full platform of services and accelerate the trajectory of our company.”
Kraus will focus on growing the firm’s presence throughout the region by identifying industry and business trends that impact long-term initiatives, financial strategies, budgeting and long-range planning.
Kraus joins Transwestern from Duff & Phelps where he was a Senior Associate specializing in commercial real estate valuation. Previously, he was a Landlord Representation Associate for H&R Retail in Baltimore, Maryland.
Kraus holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a dual concentration in real estate finance and consulting/venture management from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University, at which he founded an email marketing startup called Longstreet Solutions Inc. Additionally, for five summers he served in a philanthropic capacity with the Wounded Warrior Project in New York, overseeing marketing for the organization’s Soldier Ride, a unique four-day bike ride for veterans and wounded service members.
Transwestern is a privately held real estate firm of collaborative entrepreneurs whodeliver a higher level of personalized service – the Transwestern Experience. Specializing in Agency Leasing, Tenant Advisory, Capital Markets, Asset Services and Research, our fully integrated global enterprise adds value for investors, owners and occupiers of all commercial property types. We leverage market insights and operational expertise from members of the Transwestern family of companies specializing in development, real estate investment management and research. Based in Houston, Transwestern has 35 U.S. offices and assists clients through more than 180 offices in 37 countries as part of a strategic alliance with BNP Paribas Real Estate. Experience Extraordinary at transwestern.com and @Transwestern. For updates from the Southeast region, follow @TranswesternSE.