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Kent Willis

Vice President

License # 563271

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Professional Summary

Mr. Willis has worked with local developers to identify inner city industrial properties for redevelopment and has served as a tenant representative for multi-national companies looking to expand their distribution and manufacturing presence in Houston, the nation's fourth largest industrial market. He has completed more than  350 transactions in real estate totaling nearly $1 Billion in sales and lease values.

Prior to joining Colliers, Mr. Willis worked for Avison Young, a commercial real estate firm, representing clients in the buying, selling and leasing of real estate. Prior to his real estate brokerage career, he ran a successful small environmental services business that focused on industrial developments across Houston, implementing erosion control plans, landscape designs and installations for large institutional grade developers.


  • Real Estate Sales Agent's License, Texas
  • Bachelor of Science, Texas A&M University

Memberships & Involvements

  • NAIOP Member
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI) Member
  • Texas Billfish Classic Advisory Board


Service Lines

Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation, Capital Markets, Integrated Services, Occupier Services

Property Type

Industrial, Land

My Team

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Dec 1, 2020

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