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Edward Edson | Colliers | Houston

Edward Edson

MCR

Principal | Houston

License # 529883

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Professional Summary

Edward Edson is an office leasing broker responsible for providing advisory and transaction services to emerging companies, as well as large corporate clients on a local, national and international level. Since joining Colliers 13 years ago, he has only focused on consulting with office tenants and developing innovative strategies for his clients in investment sales. Edward’s diverse experience includes relocation, renewal, expansion, and disposition needs. He is a committed advisor helping clients make real estate decisions that are aligned with their strategic, financial, and operational objectives.

Edward joined Colliers after his career with Hines Interests. While with Hines, Edward represented the owners of Bank of America Center’s 1.3 million SF and assisted with the nearly 2 million SF within One and Two Shell Plaza. Prior to his leasing assignments, Edward was responsible for property management within Hine’s 1100 Louisiana building’s 1.3 million SF and BMC’s state-of-the-art 1.5 million SF campus located in Houston’s Westchase market.

Accomplishments

  • Colliers' Titan Award (2011 - 2012, 2016, 2018)
  • Closed four of the top largest transactions in the firm's 60 year history

Education

  • Real Estate Sales Agent's License, Texas
  • Masters in Corporate Real Estate
  • MBA in Finance, University of Houston
  • BBA in Marketing and Management, University of Oklahoma
  • Hines Property Management Training Program

Memberships & Involvements

  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Calf Scramble
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Houston Food Bank
  • Building Owners and Managers Association
  • Ducks Unlimited
  • Coastal Conservation Association
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • Nehemiah Center
  • Beta Theta Pi fraternity

Clients

  • Aaron Rents, Inc.
  •  AIC Ventures
  •  Citizens for Animal Protection
  •  Cornerstone Home Lending
  •  CVR Energy, Inc.
  •  General Consulate of Qatar
  •  Gregg & Valby, LLP
  •  Gundle/SLT Environmental, Inc. (GSE)
  •  Honeywell
  •  Houston Symphony
  •  Insurance Alliance – Marsh
  •  Legacy Community Healthcare
  •  Lexicon Pharmaceuticals
  •  Lockheed Martin
  •  ME Global
  •  Miller Brewing Company
  •  Olin
  •  Parsons Engineering
  •  Shawcor
  •  SNC Lavalin
  •  SolomonEdwards
  •  The Woodlands Chamber of Commerce
  •  Summit Midstream
  •  Talisman Energy - USA
  •  Texas Dow Employees Credit Union
  •  TRC Environmental, Inc.
  •  Vertex Energy
  •  Weaver

Services

Service Lines

Tenant Representation, Capital Markets, Occupier Services

Property Type

Office

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Featured Research

Apr 15, 2021

Q1 2021 | Houston Office Market Report

If you look at the glass half full, Houston saw a smaller amount of negative absorption in Q1 2021 than in Q4 2020; however, tenants still vacated 780,000 SF more than they occupied, pushing...
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Featured News

Jun 2, 2021

Why you may not want to “hold out” for a possible higher sublease rent down the road.

In today’s market, subleases are a common strategy to relieve obligations for any type of space that is no longer used or needed. Unfortunately, in a down market, finding subtenants can be particularly challenging. Often, the focus for occupiers is on what the...
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Mar 22, 2021

Why Present Value Matters When Comparing Occupancy Costs & How to Address Some Challenges in Making a Fair Comparison

As a financial analyst, a common question I hear from our occupier clients evaluating lease options is: “Why does present value matter?” Perhaps, they are thinking that they are not purchasing an asset, so...
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