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Professional Summary

Mr. Gibson specializes in industrial tenant and buyer representation, property disposition, design/construct, build-to-suit evaluations, development and investment transactions.  He has more than 15 years of commercial real estate experience in the industrial and land sector and represents clients with a local presence as well as clients nationally and internationally.

In 2014, Barrett was a Colliers' Everest Award recipient. This award, created in 2011, is bestowed upon the top 10% of all Colliers professionals in brokerage, valuation and corporate solutions across the U.S. business based on revenue production.

Previously Barrett was a Senior Broker at NAI Houston for more than 10 years. In late 2011, he became Managing Principal at Cresa Houston when his firm, Houston-based Gibson & Granello Realty Partners LLC, merged with the local Cresa office.  


  • Colliers' Top 10 Producer (2014 - 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021)
  • Colliers' Titan Award (2014 - 2019, 2021)
  • Colliers' Everest Club (2014)
  • Partner at Colliers International | Houston
  • CRE Industrial Heavy Hitter Houston Business Journal (2012, 2013)
  • Top producing broker at NAI Houston
  • Founded Cresa Houston (national real estate firm)
  • Top producing broker at Gibson & Granello Realty Partners


  • Real Estate Broker's License, Texas
  • Bachelor of Science in Finance, Texas Tech University


  • Parker Hannifin
  • Crowley Logisitcs
  • Enpro
  • Array Products
  • Bue Bell Creamery
  • Grocers Supply
  • Stewart & Stevenson


Service Lines

Tenant Representation, Landlord Representation, Capital Markets, Occupier Services

Property Type

Industrial, Land

My Team

Featured Research

Nov 3, 2021

Q3 2021 | Houston Industrial Market Report

Houston’s Industrial market continued to gain momentum as leasing velocity reached 9.8 million square feet in the third quarter pushing the year-to-date volume to a historical record of 35.4 million square feet.
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Jul 16, 2021

Q2 2021 | Houston Industrial Market Report

Strong leasing activity in Q2 mirrors a more optimistic outlook on the economy and overall recovery from the COVID crisis. Governor Abbot issued an Executive Order in March removing all COVID-related operating limits on businesses. In addition, President Biden issued a...
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Apr 22, 2021

Q1 2021 | Houston Industrial Market Report

Industrial demand has accelerated under and after COVID with e-commerce distribution and new supply chain requirements leading the way
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Featured News

Dec 1, 2021

What is the landlord’s Net Effective Rate for a lease transaction and why should a tenant care?

For every lease that a landlord negotiates with a tenant, there is a “net effective rate” (NER) for the lease. At any given time, based upon the current rental market, most landlords and their representatives have a minimum NER they want to achieve. If the deal being negotiated...
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Oct 6, 2021

Colliers announces the sale of 1405 Cedar Port Park in Baytown, Texas

Colliers is pleased to announce the sale of 1405 Cedar Port Park, a 210,887 square foot four building industrial site, located within Cedar Port Industrial Park in Baytown, Texas.
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