Coltala Makes Investment in Top National Real Estate Engineering Firm

Coltala Holdings has closed the investment of Pond Robinson & Associates, L.P. (“PR&A and or the “Company”) a nationwide commercial equity-level due diligence firm, providing engineering and architectural services for institutional property owners acquiring or developing commercial real estate across the United States.

Founded in 1998, PR&A has worked with a multitude of institutional clients to acquire or develop properties for their portfolios all across the U.S.

With domain expertise in engineering, construction and architectural consulting, PR&A provides Property Condition Assessments for acquisitions and dispositions; and Pre-Development Document/Design Reviews and ongoing Construction Monitoring Services for ground-up development projects.

PR&A has 42 employees and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with additional offices in Atlanta, Georgia, Tampa, Florida, and Houston, Texas, with a remote workforce in major metropolitan areas such as Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Nashville, New York, San Francisco, and West Palm Beach.

PR&A President/Managing Principal Michael Raybon and Principal Mark Petersen will continue to lead PR&A post-closing and Alan Pond, a founding member, will continue to stay on as an advisor and investor.

PR&A’s board is comprised of Coltala Co-CEOs Ralph Manning and Edward Crawford, Aldine Capital Partners Partner Chris Schmaltz, and Alta Fox Capital Management Managing Partner and Founder Connor Haley.

The Dallas-based business is currently seeking to grow organically by serving its institutional clients’ needs for growing demand, particularly in the industrial and multifamily spaces.