Christopher D. Winters Team

Delivering top results

Chris Winters joined Colliers International in 1998.  His career encompasses the disciplines of real estate investment, finance, management, and development.  Chris has successfully closed more than $750 Million in transactions and leased over 1.4 million square feet of space.

Prior to joining Colliers International, Chris was Senior Vice President of NAB Asset Ventures. This firm was a pioneer in recognizing opportunities in the acquisition of distressed commercial real estate and mortgages.  His responsibilities included the acquisition, enhancement and disposition of the firm’s real estate investments. Chris began his career with The Murphree Company, a national real estate developer based in Houston. From there he joined Texas Commerce Bank – Houston (now JP Morgan Chase) handling the management and disposition of the banks distressed commercial real estate assets (REO).

Investor Services

Our elite team of institutional investment sales specialists sees beyond the bricks and mortar to analyze how property acquisition, ownership and disposition can accelerate the success of your financial portfolio.

We work with national and global institutions and investors to identify, evaluate and select assets that best complement their portfolio, property performance, income goals and risk profile. This often requires complex analysis and innovative thinking to provide a defensible, well-researched strategy for asset acquisition.

When the time is right for disposition, we provide a clear competitive analysis and transaction history of comparable assets to maximize the property's momentum in the market. Through our best-in-class marketing technology and our creative approach, we drive strong investor interest in properties. At the same time, we work with you to preserve confidentiality, minimize disruption to tenants and prevent surprises in the due diligence process.

Through our integrated platform, we offer owners debt placement, valuation and appraisal services, property assessment and management, and project management services to increase the asset's income stream and overall value.

Though based in Houston, TX., their practice takes them throughout North America with transactions completed from Hawaii to Florida and many points in between.

Houston is also the best place to have as a base. The corporate real estate market is massive, the competition fierce and the tradition of ethics is strong. The Houston Investment Team brings the skills and strategies learned in Houston to benefit our clients’ real estate strategy.

The team prides itself on being “the real estate brokers who listen and deliver.” They aggressively represent their clients’ interests while maintaining excellent relationships with the parties on the other side of the transaction. The team is committed to guiding clients through every real estate decision and customizing solutions to meet their specific goals. View our case studies, showcasing our commercial real estate competencies.

The best advice we have to offer is to engage us 24 months prior to a contemplated transaction. This early engagement allows us to offer the full range of services for our clients’ benefit. These services include:

  • Acquisitions/dispositions
  • Tenant representation
  • Sale vs. lease analysis
  • Lease negotiation and renewals
  • Lease administration
  • Site selection
  • Build-to-suit
  • Reposition/retrofit
  • Construction management
  • Investment sales
  • Property due diligence
  • Highest and best use studies
  • Appraisal/valuation
  • Relocation
  • Consolidation
  • Logistics consulting
  • Trend analysis
  • Sale/leaseback

Learn more about investor services

CDW Blog

2019 Houston Economic Outlook | What's driving Houston?
Since Hurricane Harvey, Houston’s resiliency to overcome immense devastation led to an up-tick in consumer spending within weeks after the event and within a years time the city was back in growth mode.

Houston Economy At A Glance – June 2019
On May 30, President Trump announced he would impose a five percent tariff on all imported goods from Mexico unless the nation takes steps to curb the flow of migrants from Central America to the U.S. border.

2019 Houston Employment Forecast
Houston’s retail market has shown resiliency amid an energy downturn, retailer bankruptcies and store closings, as well as a category 4 Hurricane which flooded Houston in August.The Greater Houston Partnership forecasts the nine-country metro Houston area will create 71,000 jobs in '19. 

Houston’s retail market remains healthy through year-end
Houston’s retail market has shown resiliency amid an energy downturn, retailer bankruptcies and store closings, as well as a category 4 Hurricane which flooded Houston in August. 

Office vacancy: where does Houston stand?
The Houston office market continues to struggle, with vacancy now at the highest rate since 1994 according to a new local research report.

Houston’s retail market continues to expand following increased population, jobs and housing growth in suburbs
Houston’s retail market has remained healthy through mid-year 2017, with low vacancy, steady leasing activity and positive absorption.

Commercial real estate mixed even as local economy recovers
Houston's office market is stabilizing and investors' appetite for commercial real estate is growing, but cracks are starting to show in the city's long-robust retail sector, analysts said.

Resources

As a leader in technology innovation, Colliers is dedicated to providing its clients with the tools they need to respond to their commercial real estate requirements. This section features many of the technological tools and local resources required to deliver the best possible real estate solutions locally and in hundreds of offices around the globe.

 

Houston Agency, City and Local Government Links

Harris County Appraisal District
http://www.hcad.org

Central Houston
http://www.centralhouston.org

City of Houston
http://www.houstontx.gov

City of Houston Code Enforcement – building permits
http://www.houstontx.gov/permits/index.html

Houston Downtown District
http://www.downtownhouston.org

The Greater Houston Partnership
http://www.houston.org/economic-development

The Port of Houston Authority
http://www.portofhouston.com

 

Surrounding Areas

Bay Area Houston Partnership
http://www.bayareahouston.com

Galleria/Uptown area information
http://www.uptown-houston.com

Houston Galveston Area Council (GIS Services)
http://www.h-gac.com/rds/

Greenspoint District
http://www.greenspoint.org/

Katy Area Economic Development Council
http://www.katyedc.org

Westchase District
http://www.westchasedistrict.com

The Woodlands
http://www.thewoodlands.com

 

Fort Bend Links
Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce
www.fortbendchamber.com

Fort Bend County
http://www.fortbendcounty.com/

Fort Bend County Appraisal District
www.fbcad.org

Fort Bend County Government
www.co.fort-bend.tx.us

Fort Bend Society of Commercial Realtors
www.fbscr.com

Greater Fort Bend Economic Development Council
www.fortbendcounty.org

Fort Bend flood plain map
http://fbcmap.co.fort-bend.tx.us/floodplainmap/

 

 

 

 

 

 

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