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She Brings Extensive Background Managing Complex Projects for Private & Government Entities

October 12, 2021

WASHINGTON – Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) announces the addition of Renee Collins as Senior Managing Director of Construction Management. With proven experience delivering complex, large-scale assignments for government and commercial clients, Collins will lead the Mid-Atlantic region’s construction management team, ensuring service excellence and identifying strategic opportunities for growth and expansion.

“We are elated to welcome Renee to Transwestern and add her invaluable expertise and vision to our Mid-Atlantic leadership team,” said Phillip McCarthy, Transwestern Executive Managing Co-Director. “Renee’s comprehensive project management experience and interior design background will help Transwestern continue to raise the bar in delivering sound, creative solutions to tenants and owners.”

Before joining Transwestern, Collins was a Director at CBRE. She managed interior buildouts for corporate, technology, association, law, consulting, and financial services clients totaling more than 900,000 square feet with an aggregate value of more than $150 million. She has served as project designer, architect and project manager throughout her career, overseeing interior buildouts ranging in size and complexity, including data centers and high-security government facilities.

“I’m thrilled to join Transwestern and take on this exciting opportunity to create transformative growth for the company while providing expansive real estate solutions to government agency and private sector clients,” said Collins. “I look forward to collaborating with my regional and national colleagues to drive company performance and push the business line forward.”

Collins is a certified project management professional, LEED-accredited professional and recipient of the National Council for Interior Design Qualification Certification. She received a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from Virginia Tech and a Certificate in Project Management from Georgetown University.

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About Transwestern Real Estate Services
Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) adds value for investors, owners and occupiers of all commercial property types through a comprehensive perspective and by providing solutions grounded in sound market intelligence. Part of the Transwestern companies, the firm applies a consultative approach to Agency Leasing, Asset Services, Tenant Advisory + Workplace Solutions, Capital Markets, and Research & Investment Analytics.

The privately held Transwestern companies have been delivering a higher level of personalized service and innovative real estate solutions since 1978. Through an integrated, customized approach that begins with good ideas, the firm drives value for clients across commercial real estate services, development, and investment management. Operating from 33 U.S. offices, Transwestern extends its platform capabilities globally through strategic alliance partners whose unique geographic, cultural, and business expertise fuels creative solutions. Learn more at and @Transwestern.

Media Contact:
Diana Shin

Phillip McCarthy

Executive Managing Director - Market Leader

Washington, District of Columbia

(301) 896-9011