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Robert Alinger | Colliers | Houston

Robert Alinger


Principal & Director | Houston

License # 562023

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Professional Summary

Robert Alinger specializes in the leasing, disposition, acquisition, and site selection of industrial and land in Houston and the greater gulf coast region.  His expertise with site entitlements, new development, and project leasing has established his reputation as a leading service provider to the industrial development community.

Mr. Alinger joined Colliers Houston in 2019, was named Principal in 2020, and was elected to the Board of Directors in 2021.  In his second year with Colliers, he completed $165,000,000 in transactions, was the Top Producer of the Industrial Services Division, and the No. 2 producer across all product types in the Houston office. 

Since 2016, Robert represented National Property Holdings, a Houston based Industrial Development Firm, in the acquisition of 20 tracts of land, totaling more than 1,550 acres. He facilitated the development of these business parks, and currently represents their growing portfolio of more than 5,300,000 SF of Class A Industrial space. 

Mr. Alinger is a native Texan and was born in Houston. He began his real estate career in 2006 after graduating from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management.  Robert, his wife Patrice and children, Reese and Nolan, live in Bunker Hill Village.


  • Colliers’ Everest Club, Top 10% of Colliers International (2020)
  • Colliers' Top 10 Producer (2020)
  • Colliers' Titan Award (2020)
  • Colliers’ Board of Directors (2021)
  • CRE Industrial Heavy Hitter Houston Business Journal (2020)
  • CRE Land Heavy Hitter Houston Business Journal (2019)
  • CoStar Industrial Power Broker Award (2019)


  • CCIM Designation (Certified Commercial Investment Member)
  • Real Estate Broker's License, Texas
  • Bachelors of Science in Construction Management, University of Houston

Memberships & Involvements

  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtor (SIOR)
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
  • LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP)
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
  • Houston Association of Realtors (HAR)
  • University of Houston Alumni Association
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity Alumni Association
  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Volunteer


Service Lines

Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation, Capital Markets, Corporate Solutions

Property Type

Industrial, Land

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