Colliers International Design and Construction Advisory Services is selected for a 25,772 SF build-out for PCS Software Inc. in Houston, Texas

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Colliers International is pleased to announce that the Design and Construction Advisory Services team will provide project management services to PCS Software Inc. PCS Software Inc. has leased 25,772 square feet located at 2103 City West Boulevard, Suite 700 in Houston, Texas. The landlord, PKY-2101 CityWest 3&4, L.P., was represented by JP Hutcheson of Parkway Property Investments. Jay Kyle and Bob Parsley of Colliers International represented the tenant in the transaction. Colliers' Design and Construction Advisory Services team will be working alongside Ziegler Cooper on the project.

 

"PCS Software is excited to work with all parties involved as we start the build-out of our new office space. By moving into the ‘Class A’ space at CityWest’s 35-acre campus with top of the line amenities, PCS can attract the very best talent from all around the country. Our new space and design strategically aligns with our goals for the next 5 years and beyond." said PCS Software Inc.'s Human Resources Manager, Lora Hillebrand.

 

PCS Software develops and directly markets an integrated transportation management software solution for the inland trucking industry in the United States and Canada. The company’s solution allows a carrier or broker to run their entire operations, including dispatch, fleet management and accounting with one integrated solution.

 

"We are excited and honored to be working with PCS Software on this project. Understanding the clients goals and needs, developing an experienced team and managing our proven processes will ensure a successful project for PCS.” said Senior Project Manager of Colliers Design and Construction Advisory Services, Neil Potter.

 

Colliers Design and Construction Advisory Services team provides strategic leadership to public and private-sector clients, supporting tenant improvements, renovations and ground-up construction. The team's professionals are accountable for completing projects successfully, on time and on budget. They take the worry out of construction projects so clients can focus on their core business.

 

About Ziegler Cooper Designs

 

Founded in 1977, Ziegler Cooper designs spaces and buildings that are inspirational, highly functional and sustainable, resulting in extremely valuable spaces for their employees and owners.


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Neil Potter

Senior Project Manager | Houston

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Neil Potter is a Senior Project Manager and member of the Design and Construction Advisory team at Colliers International in Houston, Texas. Potter has a diverse background in construction, starting with carpentry hands on to ownership of general contracting companies. For the past 20 years, Potter has been in the construction industry and is able to use the knowledge that he has gained to help owners successfully navigate the design and construction process.

Most recently, Potter served as the Vice President of Construction and leader of Arch-Con Corporations Community Division. Potter was responsible for managing multiple project teams, preconstruction services, estimating, scheduling, business development, project management and project closeout. During his time at Arch-Con, he successfully oversaw the contracting and construction of more than 250,000 square feet for non-profits, liturgical, private education and community centers. Constructing various building types, Potter created value for his clients by offering solutions, alternative construction methods and working with architects and engineering teams to reach clients’ budgets and construction goals.

Prior to his role as Vice President, Potter was a partner with Bayou City Construction, a boutique interior construction company. There he was responsible for managing budgets, subcontractors and business development. Other responsibilities included cost estimation, bidding process, sub-contractor management, project scheduling, change management, and the management of various compliance requirements related to permitting, inspections and safety, and managing communications with the architects, engineers and owners.

Potter’s tenacity was shown at early age by one of his most proud achievements, being an Eagle Scout. Neil is a Texas Christian University graduate, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. He and his wife, Macari, are the proud parents of three children Kendall, Mary Langham, and James IV. He resides in the City of Houston, where he is an active member of the community, being a member of multiple non-profit organizations.

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Jay Kyle

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Jay Kyle is a Principal and Director of Colliers International in Houston, Texas. Jay has more than 20 years of experience in nearly every aspect of the real estate industry, from direct tenant representation to the negotiation of sophisticated investment opportunities on behalf of top tier portfolio managers. Jay’s skills include direct marketing, finance, investments and transaction negotiation and he consistently brings measurable value to his clients. Jay specializes in the areas of tenant representation of office, flex and light industrial transactions, successfully representing an extensive client base in lease transactions, build to suit, building acquisitions and dispositions.

Jay is consistently a top producer at Colliers and in 2009, earned his SIOR designation. The SIOR designation is a professional symbol of the highest level of knowledge, production and ethics. Only 2,800 commercial brokers worldwide have earned this designation and less than 1,000 are Office Specialists.

From 2011 - 2019, Jay was awarded the Colliers Everest Award. Established in 2011, this award is bestowed upon the top 10% of all Colliers International agents in the U.S., Canada & Latin America and recognizes Top Producers in each market based on performance.

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Bob Parsley

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Mr. Parsley has been involved in and responsible for all phases of commercial real estate brokerage activity over the past 37 years. A native Houstonian, he returned to Houston after graduating from law school in 1979 to serve as an attorney with Bracewell & Patterson, specializing in corporate law. In 1983, he joined Colliers International, where he is one of the company’s principal shareholders. He served as President and CEO of Colliers’ Houston office prior to assuming the position of Co-Chairman in 2004 and Chairman in 2020. He brings a wide range of real estate experience, along with an understanding of the legal issues involved in real estate transactions. He has represented a broad range of corporate clients, both public and private, in office and industrial sales and office tenant rep lease transactions in Houston and throughout the USA. Bob currently serves as a member of Colliers’ Tenant Advisory Council, Healthcare Services Group and Law Firm Services Group. Bob has been one of the top two producers in the Colliers Houston office for the past fifteen years. He has also been a Colliers Everest Award recipient since the inception of the award, which is granted to the top 10% of producers for Colliers International in North America. Bob was recognized as a Connect Media CRE 2020 Top Broker with over $403 million of deals executed in 2019, and in 2018 he was recognized as the #2 ranked Heavy Hitter for office tenant representation in the greater Houston area with over $200 million in gross dollar value of deals executed in 2017. The SIOR designation that he carries signifies the highest level of accountability and ethical standards in commercial real estate.

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Bart Morey

Senior Vice President | Houston

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Bart Morey earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in civil engineering from Rice University in Houston. Since earning his graduate degree in 1980, he has worked as a Project Manager on projects across the United States. Bart is unique in that he has worked for both the contractor and the owner on projects throughout his career, thus, resulting in a perspective and skill set that is unparalleled in the industry. During his tenure as a project manager for several elite general contractor, Bart has been directly responsible for approximately 8.5 million square feet of commercial projects totaling more than half a billion. While working on the owner’s side he has directed some $250 million worth of projects encompassing more than 3.4 million square feet.

Bart’s success is based on result-oriented management and supervision. Understanding the design and construction process from the different parties’ perspectives translates into savings in time and money for the end user. Working with owners and tenants has afforded him a truly unique viewpoint of the essential requirements to the project and the ability to translate that vision into quantitative results. 

Bart has learned through his career that adherence to certain fundamentals is the key to guaranteeing a smooth design and construction process and expedited close-out. Managing the preconstruction stage of a project requires a comprehensive understanding of the goals at hand.

Close administration and analysis of the bid process is essential to delivering projects On Schedule, Under Budget, and with No Surprises. Consultants need to commit to a timely delivery schedule and their product must meet clearly defined stages of development. Furthermore, Contractors need to have a clear understanding of what is expected of them. Bart has learned that adherence to these fundamentals is the key to a successful project.

We look forward to applying Bart Morey’s project management skills to your advantage.

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Shane Elam

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Shane manages construction assignments with exceptional skills as a project manager and owner’s representative specializing in cost analysis for leasing and or client budget development for ground up projects, move management, tenant build out, scheduling, conflict/problem resolution, and executing admirable construction management tasks. Shane conducts and collaborates work with superintendents and other field personnel by applying knowledge and skills of excellent customer service and timeliness of project deliveries to individual clients and their project teams. Shane monitors and manages operations of all subcontractors to guarantee that quality and schedule requirements are exceeded. Shane assists with managing submittals, pay applications, RFI’s, OSHA regulations, site deliveries, logs, permits, and licensing. Shane also estimates and qualifies all subcontractors, third party vendors, and suppliers used on all projects.

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