Leasing

MARKET DRIVERS
MARKET DRIVERS

Our reputation, relationships, and size allow us to leverage the best value for our clients investments. We don’t react to the market, we drive it.

TAILORED STRATEGIES
TAILORED STRATEGIES

Our deep understanding of local market dynamics, allows us to develop effective, tailor-made leasing strategies to meet and exceed our client’s goals.

HEAVY HITTING, POWER BROKERS
HEAVY HITTING, POWER BROKERS

Year after year, our leasing experts are awarded as top producers in their markets by The CoStar Group and their local Business Journals.

ACTIVE COMMUNICATION
ACTIVE COMMUNICATION

We keep our clients well-informed with actionable information to continue pushing their investment’s value. Our reporting is accurate, timely, and always insightful.

With a proven track record of outperforming the market and trusted relationships with many top tenants, HPI is the leading firm for comprehensive leasing services in Texas. We represent both institutional and private clients, specializing in all types of office and industrial real estate. Actively, we represent over 500 tenants and 15MM square feet across three cities. Year after year, our leasing experts are awarded as top producers in their markets by The CoStar Group and receive community recognition by local Business Journals. Our dedicated service continues long after a lease is signed – backed by the best property management team in the industry, we work diligently to build lasting relationships with our tenants.

Our Relationships

Indeed
Chief Oil
State of Texas
Spiceworks
Samsung
Moore Supply
CLS Partners
GLG
Intelligent Logistics
GTT
HealthTronics
AMD

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Reach out to one of our experts today!
Sam Houston
Sam Houston
Office Partner
(512) 538-0059
houston@hpitx.com
Andy Thomas
Andy Thomas
Industrial Partner
(512) 538-0058
thomas@hpitx.com
John Hardaway
John Hardaway
Dallas Partner
(214) 954-3307
hardaway@hpitx.com
Richard Paddock
Richard Paddock
Office Project Partner - Austin
(512) 538-0057
paddock@hpitx.com
Davis Bass
Davis Bass
Industrial Project Partner - Austin
(512) 538-1030
bass@hpitx.com
Hunter M. Lee
Hunter M. Lee
Office Project Partner - Dallas
(214) 954-3304
hlee@hpitx.com
Mark Hayes
Mark Hayes
SVP Industrial Leasing - Dallas
(214) 954-3325
mhayes@hpitx.com
J.D. Lewis
J.D. Lewis
Office Leasing - Austin
(512) 538-0064
jdlewis@hpitx.com
Chris Price
Chris Price
Office Leasing - Austin
(512) 538-1029
price@hpitx.com
Morris Green
Morris Green
Industrial Leasing - Austin
(512) 538-0081
mgreen@hpitx.com
Ben Cuzen
Ben Cuzen
Leasing - Dallas
(972) 850-2714
bcuzen@hpitx.com
Luke Aviles
Luke Aviles
Leasing - Dallas
(972) 850-2715
laviles@hpitx.com
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Sam Houston
Office Partner
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As the Office Partner, Sam Houston leads all office development and investment for HPI. Sam helped grow HPI’s office portfolio from 2 people and 30,000 SF in 1995 – to overseeing a management and leasing team of 90 people, with an active portfolio of over 5 Million square feet of institutionally and privately-owned office assets across Austin, Dallas, and San Antonio. Sam has been directly involved in developments, acquisitions, and dispositions of office projects with a total asset-value of almost $1 Billion. Sam has overseen the development of over 3 Million square feet of office projects, including Barton Oaks Plaza III & IV, San Clemente at Davenport, and the most recent Domain Tower. Prior to joining HPI in 1995, Sam served as project leasing director for Charter Companies in Austin. For more than 4 years he worked as a leasing agent for Capital Associates in Raleigh, N.C. and was a broker at Cushman & Wakefield’s Raleigh office from 1987 to 1989.

Location
Austin
3700 N Capital of Texas Highway, Suite 420
Austin , TX 78746
MAIN: (512) 538-0059
Proof of Concept - Developing The Domain's Southend District

Proof of Concept - Developing The Domain's Southend District

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Andy Thomas
Industrial Partner
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As the Industrial Partner, Andy Thomas leads all industrial development and investment for HPI. Andy also directly oversees a management and leasing team of 60 people, with an active portfolio of over 12 Million square feet of institutionally and privately-owned industrial assets across Austin, Dallas, and San Antonio. Through 20 years, Andy has been directly involved in acquisitions, dispositions, and financing of industrial projects  with a total asset-value of over $1 Billion. Industrial developments led by Andy have totaled over 10 Million square feet, including Airport Commerce Park, Davis Springs Corporate Center, and most recently Freeport Technology Center and Hays Logistics Center. Andy began his career with Colliers, Turly, Martin & Tucker in Kansas City working as an industrial broker directly under the firm’s managing partner. He moved to Austin to join HPI in 2000.

Location
Austin
3700 N Capital of Texas Highway, Suite 420
Austin , TX 78746
MAIN: (512) 538-0058
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John Hardaway
Dallas Partner
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As the Dallas Partner, John is responsible for overseeing Dallas’ day-to-day operations and business developments including property acquisition, development, and operations, with a focus on office and industrial assets. While at HPI, he has been involved in the investment, financing, and execution of over $800 MM in office, industrial, multifamily, and retail projects. John joined HPI in 2007 after graduating with an MBA from the McCombs School of Business. Prior to McCombs, John spent five years at Banc of America Securities performing mergers, acquisitions and capital raising. He is on the Advisory Board of the Dallas Regional Chamber, an Advisory Member of the McCombs Real Estate Finance and Investment Council, and a Board Member of the NAIOP North Texas Chapter.

Location
Dallas
500 N Akard Street
Dallas , Texas 75201
MAIN: (214) 954-3307
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Richard Paddock
Office Project Partner - Austin
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As the Office Project Partner, Richard is responsible for overseeing HPI’s Austin office portfolio. To date, he has been instrumental in the development and lease execution of over 1 MM square feet of Class A office assets. As a fifteen year veteran of HPI, Richard has consistently been recognized as a leader among the Austin brokerage community. He has the skill-set and knowledge to perform at every level, and the experience to serve both large, institutional investors (Invesco, Spear Street Capital, Prudential and TA Realty) to local property owners. Before joining HPI in September 2002, Richard worked for five years as a sales manager in the high-tech industry. From 1995 through 1997, he worked for a property management company in Teton Village in Jackson, Wyoming. Richard is a Houston native and earned a degree in business administration from the University of Texas in Austin.

Location
Austin
3700 N Capital of Texas Highway, Suite 420
Austin , TX 78746
MAIN: (512) 538-0057
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Davis Bass
Industrial Project Partner - Austin
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As HPI’s Industrial Project Partner, Davis is directly involved in industrial development, leasing, and acquisitions/dispositions for both institutional and private investment clients. Davis’ specialty is in customer service with a focus on building long-term relationships with his clients. Since 2013, Davis has consistently been recognized as a top CoStar Power Broker, as well as being recognized as the Austin Business Journal’s #1 Heavy Hitter from 2015 to 2017. Prior to joining HPI, Davis attended Trinity University where he earned a B.S. in Finance while spending four years on the Trinity football team.

Location
Austin
3700 N Capital of Texas Highway, Suite 420
Austin , TX 78746
MAIN: (512) 538-1030
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Hunter M. Lee
Office Project Partner - Dallas
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Hunter joined HPI in July of 2015. As the Dallas Office Project Partner, he is responsible for overseeing HPI’s office leasing and management services in Dallas. Hunter is also involved in sourcing office investments in the DFW Metroplex. Focusing on office assets, he currently oversees over 2 MM square feet of assets. Prior to joining HPI, Hunter was with CBRE for over five years. Hunter was born and raised in Canyon, Texas before attending Baylor University. He resides in East Dallas with his wife Tayler, and their son Meyer.

Location
Dallas
500 N Akard Street
Dallas , Texas 75201
MAIN: (214) 954-3304
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Mark Hayes
SVP Industrial Leasing - Dallas
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Mark leads HPI’s industrial leasing in Dallas, as well as being responsible for identifying and executing acquisition and development opportunities. Prior to joining HPI in 2018, Mark was with Stream Realty Partners as a Senior Associate within the Dallas office division. Before joining Stream, he completed Fidelity Investments General Management Apprenticeship Program. Mark earned his MBA from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University. He also served for over six years in the US Navy as a member of SEAL Team Seven.

Location
Dallas
500 N Akard Street
Dallas , TX 75201
MAIN: (214) 954-3325
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J.D. Lewis
Office Leasing - Austin
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J.D. joined the office leasing team four years ago specializing in office lease transactions for HPI and third party clients ranging from institutional investors to local property owners. J.D.’s focal point is geared towards business development in addition to customer service for existing clients and tenants. J.D. continues to be actively involved in the brokerage community as evidenced by being voted to join the Commercial Brokers Association board by his peers. Prior to joining HPI, J.D. hosted a sport talk radio show for ESPN Austin. Originally from Amarillo, J.D. attended the University of Texas at Austin earning his B.S. in Communication Studies while playing basketball for the Longhorns.

Location
Austin
3700 N Capital of Texas Highway, Suite 420
Austin , TX 78746
MAIN: (512) 538-0064
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Chris Price
Office Leasing - Austin
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Prior to joining HPI, Chris was an esteemed agent at Jim Lake Companies in Dallas where he was responsible for leasing one million square feet of office, industrial, and mixed-use product. Chris graduated Cum Laude from TCU with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and a Minor in Spanish. While in college he competed as a collegiate tennis player at Duke University and later at TCU ranking in the Top 25 doubles player in the country. As a part of HPI Office Leasing team, Chris will be responsible for new business development as well as servicing the needs of existing clients and tenants.

Location
Austin
3700 N Capital of Texas Highway, Suite 420
Austin , TX 78746
MAIN: (512) 538-1029
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Morris Green
Industrial Leasing - Austin
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Morris joined HPI’s Industrial leasing team in early 2018, responsible for leasing both institutional and privately-owned industrial product in Austin and the surrounding areas. Prior to HPI, Morris spent three years handling third-party asset management for a one million square foot retail portfolio within Central Texas. He is a graduate from Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. Morris is a member of Commercial Brokers Association of Austin and Real Estate Council of Austin. Morris donates his time to the Flatwater Foundation, located in Austin.

Location
Austin
3700 N Capital of Texas Highway, Suite 420
Austin , TX 78746
MAIN: (512) 538-0081
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Ben Cuzen
Leasing - Dallas
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Ben joined HPI’s Dallas leasing team in November 2018. With a focus on office assets, he serves as a leasing representative for HPI’s Dallas portfolio. Prior to joining HPI, Ben played professional golf in the United States and South Africa, where he is originally from. Most recently, he was a golf professional at Preston Trail Golf Club. Cuzen graduated with a BBA Finance degree from Henderson State University where he earned a golf scholarship.

Location
Dallas
500 North Akard Street, Suite 3700
Dallas , Texas 75201
MAIN: (972) 850-2714
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Luke Aviles
Leasing - Dallas
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Luke joined HPI’s Dallas leasing team in November 2018. With a focus on office assets, he serves as a leasing representative for HPI’s Dallas portfolio. Currently, Luke supports leasing activity for Ross Tower, 3400 Carlisle, and 1931 Greenville. After graduating from TCU in 2017, Luke worked as an financial analyst for Dimensional Fund Advisors before joining the HPI team.

Location
Dallas
500 North Akard Street
Dallas , TX 75201
MAIN: (972) 850-2715

What our clients say

Jeff Dean
VP of Finance

“HPI has redefined the traditional landlord/tenant relationship into something that is much more partner-like and beneficial for both long-term. Work with them and you’ll never work with someone else in this market.”

Susan Quimby Ukleja
Principal

“With your management approach and style, I never felt like ‘just a tenant’ but felt like I had a partner in building the physical face and presence of Motive here in Austin. I can’t think of a time that HPI didn’t work to meet our needs.”

Jill Green
Legal Specialist

“Your team is very responsive and I know that if and when we have a question or issue it will be addressed in a timely manner and a resolution found.”

Jean Anne Brown

“I love knowing that we are taken care of in every aspect. Property management goes above and beyond to make sure things are running properly and that we are satisfied as a tenant. I have the utmost confidence in their decisions and feel like we couldn’t be in better hands.”

Jeff Dean
VP of Finance

“For the high growth company–HPI provides the most flexible and competitive space solutions–period. No one else in the market can compete with their offering.”

Jeff Dean
VP of Finance

“Our team has worked with HPI for over 15 years because HPI offers us the best value, terms and flexibility in space solutions to support our growth. Save time–start with HPI.”

Jenny Deutschendorf
Office Manager/Administrative Assistant

“HPI does an amazing job and I couldn’t imagine anyone else doing it better.”

Miki Demarest
Finance Director

“When we needed to expand our space, HPI was instrumental in ensuring a smooth, timely, and efficient transition.”

Jeff Dean
VP of Finance

“From inception to 95,000sf HPI has provided us real estate solutions that no one else in the market could compete with on value or flexibility. I strongly recommend HPI.”

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