Transwestern Taps Carter Thurmond to Lead Central Texas Industrial Division

(SEPT. 23, 2021 – HOUSTON) – Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) announces the expansion of its Texas Industrial Team with Carter Thurmond’s promotion to Vice President and relocation to the Austin office to lead Transwestern’s industrial platform for the Central Texas region. The company has seen a robust increase of demand across the state and Carter’s new role is part of the long-term plan for their Texas Industrial Team.

“I’m excited and energized to lead this effort for Transwestern and it’s great to be back home in Central Texas. I’m looking forward to leveraging off the platform and resources we have in Houston to better serve our industrial clients on the local level in Central Texas,” said Thurmond. “We will continue to be very client-centric in everything we do.”

Thurmond will be responsible for expanding the industrial services division including sourcing opportunities for clients, project leasing and sales, and tenant and buyer representation services. In addition, Thurmond will oversee a recruiting effort to hire talented associates as he advances the industrial platform in the area.

“It’s been a pleasure watching Carter thrive in Houston. He is one of the best and brightest 30 and under industrial real estate talents in the business,” said Brian Gammill, Managing Director of Transwestern’s Industrial Team. “Carter is passionate, trustworthy, smart, a strong leader and has a work ethic second to none. We are looking forward to expanding our industrial platform in this key area of growth and to serving clients at the local level.”

Thurmond joined Transwestern in 2016 in the Houston Industrial Division as a project leasing agent for institutional and private clients. He had an immediate impact at the firm in the Houston market, delivering exceptional results for clients the past five years. Thurmond received the Transwestern National Rising Star Award in 2018 and has completed over 300 industrial transactions.

About Transwestern Real Estate Services

Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) adds value for investors, owners and occupiers of all commercial property types through a comprehensive perspective and by providing solutions grounded in sound market intelligence. Part of the Transwestern companies, the firm applies a consultative approach to Agency Leasing, Asset Services, Tenant Advisory + Workplace Solutions, Capital Markets, and Research & Investment Analytics.

The privately held Transwestern companies have been delivering a higher level of personalized service and innovative real estate solutions since 1978. Through an integrated, customized approach that begins with good ideas, the firm drives value for clients across commercial real estate services, development, and investment management. Operating from 33 U.S. offices, Transwestern extends its platform capabilities globally through strategic alliance partners whose unique geographic, cultural, and business expertise fuels creative solutions. Learn more at and @Transwestern.