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August 15, 2018

Houston – Transwestern Development Co. (TDC®) today announces Steve Kilcrease has been promoted to National Director – Planning and Construction to oversee the planning, design and construction management for the firm’s office, multifamily and mixed-use projects nationwide.

“Steve has played a key role in the successful execution of some of our most complex projects,” said Carleton Riser, President of TDC. “His new position will allow him to provide consultative support to our local development teams in their continued commitment to deliver the highest-quality real estate projects across the country.”

With 40 projects currently underway or in the development pipeline at mid-year 2018, Kilcrease’s vast experience will guide effective design concepts, new construction methods and product knowledge. He will provide high-level oversight for all projects and participate directly in the planning, design and construction of major developments.

After joining Transwestern in 2006, Kilcrease has been involved in landmark projects including the Gulf States Toyota headquarters, a 475,000-square-foot corporate build-to-suit; BHP Billiton Tower, a 600,000-square-foot, 30-story office building; and The RO, a $750 million mixed-use project.

“I am excited to take this next step in my career and to participate in Transwestern Development Co.’s continued expansion,” said Kilcrease. “I take great pride in designing and building projects to the highest standards, especially the creativity and problem solving involved in the pre-construction stages of the process.”

Transwestern Development Co. has completed more than $2.9 billion in total development, consisting of 2.2 million square feet of office space, 19 million square feet of industrial space, 299,000 square feet of healthcare and retail space, and 4,800 multifamily units.


Transwestern Development Co. is a diversified business with expertise and experience in all commercial property types. The firm executes projects through a variety of venture and contract structures and has been creating commercial landmarks for itself, its partners and valued customers throughout the U.S. since 1978. Based in Houston, Transwestern Development Co. operates as a principal, investing capital alongside its institutional equity partners in the development of speculative and build-to-suit projects, and as a fee developer for clients and user-owners. The company has amassed valuable experience in construction, design, sustainability, leasing, acquisitions, finance and asset management. As a member of the Transwestern family of companies, the firm capitalizes on the market insights and operational expertise of its affiliates, which include a diversified real estate services firm with 35 U.S. offices and a real estate investment management company. Please visit for more information.

Media Contact:

Stefanie Lewis

Steve Kilcrease

National Director - Planning & Construction

Houston, Texas

(713) 270-3332