Houston CRE Veterans Launch New Brokerage & Development Firm
Main Street Commercial Partners has officially launched as a new Texas-based commercial real estate brokerage and development firm with focus areas in commercial mixed-use, urban infill and suburban shadow grocery.
Founded by partners Scott Gardner, Neal Wade and Anderson Smith, Main Street has a combined 65-plus years of experience in the CRE sector among its five employees – the other two being brokers Brett Levinson and Connor Lynch. Among its core services, the firm, which is located at 520 Post Oak Blvd. Suite 380 in Houston, specializes in tenant representation, development, project leasing and acquisition.
“We are an agile team of entrepreneurs who are genuinely passionate about the work that we do on a daily basis; I strongly feel that we can bring a fresh perspective to the industry based on our work ethic, shared know-how and willingness to be relentless in pursuit of the best possible deal,” said Main Street Commercial Partners Founding Partner Anderson Smith.
Erik Hamilton, who has more than 15 years in CRE journalism, is a former staff writer with the Los Angeles Times and the Orange County Business Journal. In addition to The Times and the OCBJ, he was also a reporter and editor for Crittenden Research, The San Bernardino Sun and UPI. Erik also worked six years in CRE public relations with Los Angeles-based Hoyt Organization, where he was a Senior Account Executive. He later joined Lee & Associates where he served as the Director of Corporate Communications. There ,in addition to his work with Lee’s CEO, he managed 57 offices nationwide and provided PR, social media and media training for the offices. A graduate of UC Irvine, with a BA in history, he is an avid record collector where he continues to search for a rare Joy Division single.
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