Frisco-Based esrp Merges with Cresa, the World’s Largest Occupier-Focused CRE Firm

esrp—a leading tenant advisory firm headquartered at The Star in Frisco—has merged with Chicago-based Cresa, which calls itself the world’s largest occupier-focused CRE company.

Founded in 2013, esrp assists clients in over 40 countries, providing multi-market corporate and occupier advisory services. Its clients have included NTT DATA Services, Riddell, Mattress Firm, 7-Eleven, and Neiman Marcus.

esrp’s nearly 50 team members will now be added to the Cresa platform. esrp will lead Cresa’s existing Texas teams through its HQ at The Star, its office in the Dallas Arts District, and Cresa’s Houston Galleria office. A key goal moving forward will be building a stronger presence in Austin, Cresa says.

esrp has Dallas Cowboys connections

esrp was founded as E Smith Realty Partners, with Emmitt Smith as one of its three founding partners. The company spun out from E Smith Legacy Holdings in 2017, parting ways with Smith and changing its name to esrp. But that’s not the company’s only Cowboys tie: Founding partner and CEO Sharon Morrison started her career in the industrial division of The Staubach Co., learning the ropes from the greatest Cowboy of all. Click to read more at