About Us

Transwestern Development Company's Houston Team strives to create value by skillfully executing development projects for our firm, partners and clients across the United States. Part of the Transwestern companies, our diverse portfolio encompasses logistics, multifamily, healthcare, life sciences, mixed-use and office product, with the value of projects in progress or delivered since 2012 exceeding $9.07 billion.

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CAPABILITIES

INDUSTRIAL BUILD-TO-SUIT

Relationship Driven to Accomplish User Goals

TDC is part of the Transwestern enterprise that includes a national real estate services company and an institutional capital advisor with a 45-year track record of creating value for partners and clients through a relationship-oriented culture. TDC has executed on major regional distribution facilities of more than 1 MSF for Fortune 500 companies, local distribution and storage facilities for private companies, specialized facilities designed to accommodate the needs of light manufacturers, and everything in between. TDC provides tailored capital solutions to minimize occupancy costs, and acts as a fee developer for companies that want to own their facilities.

MULTIFAMILY DEVELOPMENT

Diversified Product Experience

TDC’s residential strategy encompasses a broad spectrum of multi-family development. This includes high-rise, mid-rise, podium and lower density suburban projects. We have also integrated projects into mixed-use developments where the residential component was executed in conjunction with retail, office or a hotel. The firm focuses on high-growth metropolitan markets and sites where we can create differentiation from the competitive market set.

OFFICE DEVELOPMENT

Creative Solutions for the Workplace

TDC develops institutional-quality commercial office projects on both a speculative and build-to-suit basis. Experience includes urban and suburban high-rise, suburban mid-rise, and multi-building campuses. Build-to-suit executions have included bespoke amenity components including conference centers, food service facilities and trading floors.

HEALTHCARE

Medical Office & Acute Care

TDC offers specialized expertise in the delivery of a variety of healthcare projects, from hospital campuses to stand-alone clinical facilities and medical office buildings. The firm’s healthcare specialists understand the unique process required to complete an integrated hospital. The company has developed a number of medical office, diagnostic, and administrative facilities on both a principal and fee basis.

LIFE SCIENCES DEVELOPMENT

Navigating the Unique Demands

TDC has delivered on best-in-class life science projects that can accommodate wet lab, dry lab and administrative requirements. Our team understands the infrastructure requirements necessary to create dynamic, flexible research facilities. This includes the creation of shared lab facilities and vivariums.

INDUSTRIAL SPECULATIVE DEVELOPMENT

Proven Track Record & Financial Capability

Transwestern Development Company (TDC) is one of the nation’s most active developers of industrial projects with the expertise, experience and financial resources to execute on projects of varying scale and complexity. TDC executes through regional offices with local relationships and market knowledge while leveraging the support of a national organization that manages capital relationships and provides strategic support.

VALUE ADD ACQUISITIONS

Creative Solutions to Redevelopment and Re-purposing

TDC pursues value add acquisitions of properties that provide an opportunity to create value through the repurposing of existing buildings and or the addition of new buildings to an existing site. Examples of prior experience include the acquisition of a light manufacturing facility that was redeveloped with an increase to the roof height and modification of the exterior walls to accommodate conventional distribution requirements, and the repurposing of a hybrid office building for last mile e-commerce distribution. Our experienced regional partners see value where others may not.

ENTITLEMENT SPECIALIZATION

Navigating the Complexities of Approvals

TDC excels in simplifying the intricate world of real estate development approvals and entitlements. We understand that obtaining the necessary permits, zoning approvals, and entitlements can be daunting and time-consuming. Our regional structure means that our team members are well-versed in local processes and code requirements, and can cultivate relationships necessary to manage complicated approval processes.

INDUSTRIAL OUTSIDE STORAGE (IOS)

Executing on Stand-Alone Projects & Supportive Infrastructure

TDC has executed on large scale, unique Industrial Outside Storage (IOS) projects and understands how to optimize transportation, storage and security needs. Whether you're a manufacturing company looking to store raw materials, a logistics provider seeking outdoor fleet storage, or an industrial business needing secure and adaptable storage

Featured projects

Texas Children's Hospital West Campus

Houston, TX
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Westgate Development

Houston , TX
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BHP Billiton Tower

Houston , TX
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Westway Plaza

Houston , TX
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RiverVue

Fort Worth , TX
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The Hayworth

Houston, TX
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3400 @ CityLine

Dallas , TX
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The Laurel

Dallas, TX
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Houston Development TEAM

Multifamily/Office/Mixed-Use

Sean

Sean Suffel

Regional Partner
(713) 272-1264
Chance

Chance Moore

Partner - Houston/Nashville
(713) 231-1638
Gary

Gary Tesch

Partner - Houston
(832) 408-4000
Harrison H

Harrison H West

Development Associate
(713) 231-1617

Logistics

Denton

Denton Walker

Regional Partner - Texas
(214) 850-0247
David

David Duncan

Partner - Texas
(713) 231-1568
Ryan

Ryan Baumgartner

Vice President, Development
(832) 408-4059
Luke

Luke Hart

Development Manager
(713) 401-2936

Houston Construction TEAM

Steve

Steve Kilcrease

National Director - Planning & Construction
(713) 270-3332
Linsey

Linsey Boraud

Senior Vice President - Preconstruction
(713) 270-3326
Neil

Neil Skinner

Senior Vice President - Construction
(713) 270-3354
Charlie

Charlie Holliday

Senior Vice President - Construction
(832) 408-4063
Coy

Coy McKinney

Senior Vice President
(832) 408-4031
Jennifer

Jennifer Oliverio

Senior Vice President - Construction
(713) 270-0688
Douglas

Douglas Dawson

Senior Vice President - Construction
(713) 231-1632
Jacob

Jacob Haucke

Vice President - Construction
(713) 270-3364
John

John Adkins

Construction Manager
(713) 231-1647

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Digging Beyond the Core

2/21/2024

Broadly Speaking: A Quick Take on U.S. CRE Sectors

12/12/2023

The Conversation Continues: Return to Office

11/8/2023

NEWS

TRANSWESTERN DEVELOPMENT COMPANY SELLS BUILD-TO-SUIT INDUSTRIAL PROJECT IN NEW JERSEY

PressReleasePoint
5/8/2024

People & Companies, February 16, 2024

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2/15/2024

The 7 Wonders of Greater Phoenix

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1/31/2024

PRESS RELEASES

TRANSWESTERN DEVELOPMENT COMPANY BREAKS GROUND ON 100,000 SF INDUSTRIAL FACILITY

8/29/2023

TRANSWESTERN DEVELOPMENT CO. SELLS 209-UNIT MULTIFAMILY ASSET IN PHOENIX FOR $66 MILLION

5/6/2022

TRANSWESTERN DEVELOPMENT COMPANY BREAKS GROUND ON 200-UNIT MULTIFAMILY PROJECT IN TEMPE

11/9/2021