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Chris Kindel | Colliers | Houston

Chris Kindel

Vice President of Operations

License # 387083

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Professional Summary

Chris brings more than 30 years of real estate experience to Colliers with an expertise in commercial and corporate real estate transactions, and corporate and third-party property management. Chris has been involved in an extensive portfolio of real estate transactions consisting of several million square feet of property management assignments and hundreds of negotiations, for leases, subleases, lease dispositions, sales and acquisitions.

Before joining Colliers Property Management Services, Chris served as the Director of Property Management for CB Richard Ellis Grand Rapids overseeing the West Michigan office and all facets of a third-party managed portfolio of office, retail and industrial real estate totaling 2.4 million square feet. He also served as manager of day-to-day operations of a Class A office high rise, retail mall and condo assets totaling more than 1 million square feet.

Additionally, Chris was Corporate Lease Manager for Spartan Stores, Inc. in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he was directly responsible for property and facilities management and lease administration for 98 properties totaling more than 4 million square feet. He completed various projects and assignments involving the regional leasing of retail and warehouse space and assisted in the disposition of various real estate.

Chris also focused on occupancy cost reductions initiatives saving nearly $1.2 million in expense.

Chris previously held the position of Corporate Facilities Officer – Real Estate, for Old Kent Bank (now Fifth Third Bank) in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he was responsible for property and facility management and lease administration for nearly 600 properties totaling more than 3 million square feet.


  • Real Estate Sales Agent’s License, Texas
  • Real Estate Broker’s License, Michigan
  • IREM – CPM Candidate
  • Houston Community College

Memberships & Involvements

  • Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
  • IREM Public Policy Committee
  • IREM Education Committee
  • National Association of Realtors
  • Texas Association of Realtors
  • Houston Association of Realtors


Service Lines

Real Estate Management Services

Property Type

Industrial, Land, Office

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