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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

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Featured Research

Apr 15, 2022

Q1 2022 | Houston Industrial Market Report

We expect user demand in SE Texas to remain very strong in the industrial market as re-shoring and supply chain adjustments accelerate. While there are many storm clouds on the horizon, we expect 2022 to be a solid year for industrial real estate in Houston and SE Texas.
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Mar 16, 2022

2022 Houston Economic Outlook

Last year we made a few projections and discussed a few concerns we saw on the horizon. In reviewing those comments, it seems we hit the big picture in the center of the target. We projected that oil and gas demand would continue to increase as...
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Jan 24, 2022

Q4 2021 | Houston Industrial Market Report

Despite adding approximately 25 million square feet of new industrial space in 2021, the market took it in stride and managed to absorb a record 28.5 million feet and drive the vacancy rate down to 7.1%.
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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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