ECR Lands New Management Portfolio, Bringing the Total SF Managed to 2.5M

Image: Danielle Black (bottom left), Tiffany Lauchlan (center), Beth Tidwell (bottom right), Kim Goode (top left), Freddy Martinez (top right).

The management team at ECR has landed a new 500,000 SF property management assignment in downtown Austin. The prestigious group of properties now managed by ECR, known as the Colina West portfolio, includes historical buildings like 804 Congress, Littlefield, Scarbrough, Hannig Row, and 610 Brazos among others.

ECR’s latest win brings management’s total square feet managed to over 2.5 million.

“This portfolio has been part of ECR for over 8 years and is part of a long-time valued relationship with Colina West,” said Matt Levin, Managing Partner at ECR.

The team selected for the Colina West portfolio consist of Danielle Black, Kim Goode, Beth Tidwell, and Freddy Martinez.

As a Property Manager, Danielle Black brings over 17 years of experience in property and facilities management. Prior to joining ECR, Danielle worked on a core team of three that managed portfolios of 2 million square feet of assets for institutional and private groups in Phoenix and Silicon Valley.

Kim Goode serves as a Senior Assistant Property Manager. She has 10 years of commercial property management experience. Kim is a member of BOMA Austin and is currently serving on the Membership Committee.

Abbott Announces CBRE Will Expand Workforce in Dallas

Gov. Greg Abbott Thursday announced that CBRE, Inc., will expand its workforce and presence in the North Texas area.

The commercial real estate services and investment firm, will, over the next 13 years, create 460 new jobs and more than $29 million in capital investment at its Dallas headquarters, and 550 new jobs and more than $13 million in capital investment at a new operations center in Richardson, the announcement from the governor’s office said.

Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grants of $3,450,000 and $3,300,000 have been extended to CBRE.

“Exceptional companies like CBRE are attracted to Texas because of our dynamic workforce and unrivaled business climate,” said Abbott. “CBRE’s expansion in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex will bring over one thousand high-paying jobs and greater opportunities for the hardworking people of North Texas, and I look forward to a strong relationship with the company as we work together to keep Texas the national model for economic prosperity.”

Local officials were also enthused by the deal.

“CBRE is not a stranger to North Texas and its decision to sprout deeper roots in Dallas proves what many know about the thriving commercial real estate market here,” said State Sen. Royce West. “Even in the midst of a pandemic, Dallas reported the most commercial real estate deals in the U.S. in 2020. Texas knows what it takes to attract businesses and looking forward into 2022, the markets agree with CBRE that Dallas is a great place to do business.”

State Rep. Morgan Meyer said that the move is a “harbinger of the immense growth potential of North Texas.” Click to read more at

Saddle Creek Corporation Leased 861,840 SF of Industrial Space at S. Fort Worth 135 Logistics Center

Saddle Creek Corp contracted for a new Industrial Lease 861,840 at S Ft Worth 135 Logistics Center, 11900 S Freeway Service Rd, Fort Worth, TX. Tenant Representation: Newmark Gary Lindsey, Ladson Montgomery Newmark Phoenix Realty Group. Tenant Rep. CBRE – Agency Rep