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Professional Summary

Christopher S. Klein commenced his commercial real estate career in 1982, when he began working for Robert S. Wilson Investments, a medium sized developer. 

Within a year, Mr. Klein was asked to join Wilson & Wilson, a development company formed by a departing principal of Robert S. Wilson Investments.  He served as Project Manager for the development of five shopping centers totaling more than 410,000 sq. ft. and two office buildings totaling 100,000 sq. ft.  

In 1985, Mr. Klein became Vice President of Development for The HouReal Corporation where he was project manager for the development of more than 240 acres of raw land.  Mr. Klein’s responsibilities included the construction of streets and utilities and the formation of Municipal Utility Districts.  Upon completion of the infrastructure, Mr. Klein sold 80+ acres of mixed-use commercial land to investment builders such as Trammell Crow Co., Crow-Western Co., Health Care and Retirement Corporation of America, Southland Corporation and First Texas Savings Association. 

In March of 1997, Mr. Klein merged his accounts with Henry S. Miller Commercial and joined the firm as Vice President.  At Henry S. Miller, Mr. Klein completed more than 500 transactions, many of which were with national and regional clients such as Transpak, Premier Car Rental, Staff Force, Vexapak, Madewell, ENGY, Proportional Technologies, Crescent Directional Drilling, and many more. 

In March 2001, Mr. Klein joined Colliers International as a listing specialist in commercial properties and automobile dealerships.  Mr. Klein holds positions on the Colliers Life Sciences Steering Committee and the Colliers Automobile Retails Services Group (CARS) Steering Committee.

Since that time, Mr. Klein has sold more than 250 buildings and more than 2,000 acres of land to industrial users and developers. This is in addition to his leasing more than 2MM square feet of industrial space on behalf of tenants and landlords.  Mr. Klein has also been involved in multiple investment sales having a cumulative value of more than $150MM. 

Accomplishments

  • Colliers' Titan Award (2005 - 2007, 2013 - 2016, 2019 - 2020)
  • Colliers' Top 10 Producer (2005)

Education

  • Real Estate Broker's License, Texas
  • MBA in Finance, University of Houston
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business and Economics, University of Michigan

Memberships & Involvements

  • Colliers Life Sciences Group Member

Services

Skills

Automobile Dealerships, Development Consulting, Asset Resolution Services, Auctions, Bank REO, Ground lease, Insolvency Property Services, Investment Properties, Land Sales, Portfolios, Project Leasing, Receivership, Shopping Centres

Service Lines

Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation, Capital Markets, Occupier Services

Property Type

Industrial, Land, Retail

Specializations

Life Sciences Group

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