HOUSTON – February 14, 2022 – Granite Properties, a commercial real estate investment, development and management company, announced today that Leasing Manager, Jon Dutton, has been promoted to Director of Leasing. In December, Steve West, Senior Director of Leasing, retired after twenty years at Granite Properties.
In his role, Dutton will be responsible for leading the marketing and leasing of Granite’s 2.3 million square feet Houston portfolio, which include Eldridge in West Houston’s Energy Corridor and Weslayan Tower in Houston’s Inner Loop. Dutton will report Scott Martin, Executive Managing Director.
“The promotion of Jon to Director of Leasing is well-deserved,” said Scott Martin, Executive Managing Director, Granite Properties. “Jon takes over the reins from Steve, and during the past three years, has proven to be a great leader with deep experience in leasing and strong relationships in Houston. He will continue to be a great asset to Granite,” he added.
Prior to joining Granite in 2019, Dutton was a Director of Leasing at Brookfield Properties where he was responsible for leasing over 2 million square feet of the company’s Houston portfolio. Dutton has been serving on the NAIOP Houston Board of Directors since 2019.
Steve West, who has been with Granite for twenty years, has retired as Senior Director of Leasing.
“On behalf of Granite, I’d like to thank Steve for leading our leasing efforts and transacting more than 10 million square feet of deals over the past twenty years. Steve and I have worked in commercial real estate together for more than 35 years. Not only has he made immeasurable contributions to Granite, but he’s also a great friend to me and the rest of our team, and wish him the best with his retirement,” said Scott Martin.
Granite Properties owns and manages 2.3 million square feet of Class-A office buildings in Houston including Eldridge, 3355 W. Alabama, 2925 Briarpark, Weslayan Tower, Granite Tower 290 and Briarpark Green.
About Granite Properties
Granite Properties is a privately held commercial real estate investment, development and management company founded in 1991. Granite owns more than 10 million square feet of high-quality office space in Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Denver, Southern California, and Nashville. Granite is an established investor, developer, and manager with a focus on sustainable, high-quality projects. More than $7 billion in real estate transactions and more than 28 million square feet of real estate development and acquisitions have been completed by Granite. Current active and planned development projects in Atlanta, Boston, and Dallas total over 2 million square feet and are valued at over $1.7 billion. Granite focuses on creating extraordinary customer experiences through mixed-use environments, rich in amenities, customer-centric service, and innovative wellness features. The firm has been named one of Fortune Magazine and Great Place to Work Best Workplaces nine consecutive years. For more information, visit: graniteprop.com.