Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 23, 2014
NAIOP Houston, a chapter of the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, honored Founder and Chairman of Transwestern, Robert Duncan, as the 2014 Howard Horne Legacy Award recipient at the Perryman Luncheon on Thursday, January 16, 2014. Mr. Duncan is the second recipient of the prestigious award that recognizes a real estate professional who has helped shape the real estate industry and the future of the City of Houston. Chairman of Howard Horne Legacy Committee, John Duffie stated, “When evaluating recipients, we seek out someone who personifies Howard’s legacy – an individual that is dedicated to our profession and sets the stage for greatness within our industry. Robert Duncan was the clear choice for this year’s honor.”
Mr. Duncan has dedicated much of his time to the betterment of the City of Houston and is proud of the community, exhibiting a commitment to its progress. He serves on the Board of Paradisus Dei, is a Lifetime member of the Greater Houston Community Foundation, and is a past Director of the Greater Houston YMCA and St Luke’s Hospital System. He was recently inducted into the Texas Business Hall of Fame, recognizing his impact on commerce across Texas and his contributions and service to communities and institutions in Texas. In receiving this award Mr. Duncan stated, “I am humbled and taken back by this award. Howard was an exemplary human being. To even be considered to reflect Howard in any fashion is an immense honor.”
About NAIOP Houston
NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, began in 1967 and has retained through all these years its core group of developer members. The association began as a small group of owners and developers of industrial parks in the eastern U.S. and has since grown to include professionals across the real estate profession. NAIOP Houston, founded in 1988, has set a standard of excellence among Houston’s commercial real estate professionals and continues to raise the bar for community service, professionalism, and dedication to the industry.
About the Transwestern Family of Companies
The Transwestern family of companies is comprised of organizations specializing in diversified real estate services, investment advisory and project development. The privately held, fully integrated enterprise leverages competencies in office, industrial, retail, multifamily and healthcare properties to add value for investors, owners and occupiers of commercial real estate. Transwestern facilitates better decision-making for clients by combining real-time, macro-market research with penetrating local market intelligence. The services firm has 34 U.S. offices, and assists clients through more than 181 offices in 40 countries as part of a strategic alliance with Paris-based BNP Paribas Real Estate. For more information, please visit http://www.transwestern.net and follow us on Twitter: @Transwestern.