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.
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.
Austin , TX 78746
Proof of Concept - Developing The Domain's Southend District
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.
Austin , TX 78746
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.
Austin , TX 78746
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 2020. 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.
Austin , TX 78746
As the Dallas Partner, Hunter 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. Hunter joined HPI in July of 2015 and has been responsible for overseeing HPI’s office leasing and management services in Dallas since then, and has also been involved in sourcing office investments in the DFW Metroplex. Since the inception of the Dallas office, Hunter has been instrumental in HPI’s growth from 3 employees to 45 employees as of October 2020. He is an active member of Watermark Community Church, serves on the board of Vision Africa, is the communications officer for the Touchdown Club of Dallas, and is a steering committee member of The Real Estate Council’s Programs Committee. 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 and their daughter Sloan.
Dallas , Texas 75225
Since beginning his commercial real estate career in 2013, J.D. has quickly become a top broker in Austin, Texas. J.D. is regularly recognized as a CoStar Power Broker and an ABJ Commercial Real Estate Heavy Hitter. As Senior Vice President of Office Leasing, J.D.’s focus is representing clients and owners in positioning assets to succeed through disposition. He takes great pride in his vast knowledge of the business, competitive nature, and passion for serving his clients. During his time with HPI, J.D. has executed nearly $1 billion in transactions, most notably being a 330,000 sf lease to Indeed at Domain Tower and a 265,000 sf lease to Visa at Research Park Plaza 1 & 2. In addition to his current leasing role, J.D. will be responsible for furthering HPI’s relationship with existing clientele as well as business development.
Austin , TX 78746
Ben joined HPI’s Dallas leasing team in 2018. With a sole focus on office assets, Ben serves as Vice President for HPI’s Dallas portfolio and third party clients, ranging from institutional investors to local property owners. Prior to joining HPI, Ben played professional golf in the United States and South Africa, where he is originally from. Ben is actively involved in the community, serves on the board of Viola’s House and is a member of TREC and NTCAR organizations. Ben graduated with a BBA Finance degree from Henderson State University where he earned a golf scholarship. He resides in Dallas with his wife Megan, and their son Max.
Dallas , Texas 75225
Luke joined HPI’s Dallas leasing team in 2018. With a sole focus on office assets, he services as a leasing representative for HPI’s Dallas portfolio. After graduating from TCU with a major in finance and a minor in accounting, Luke worked as a financial analyst for Dimensional Fund Advisors before joining the HPI team. At Dimensional, he produced portfolio, regression, and performance attribution analyses to support sales activities for the Regional Director of Texas. Luke uses his finance background and market intelligence to provide value for clients and is an active member of TREC and NTCAR organizations.
Dallas , TX 75225
What our clients say
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
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