Spire Realty Group, L.P., a privately held real estate investment and management group based in Dallas, Texas, is a division of Smith Management. Smith Management has offices in New York, Dallas, Houston, London, Dubai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Riga. In addition to real estate, Smith Management invests in a multitude of vehicles including the recent creation and management of a $1 billion distressed opportunities fund. Randy Smith, the founder of Smith Management, has an extensive background in the securities field. His strengths and presence have guided the company on a steadfast course for more than two decades. In 1999, Mr. Smith entrusted the company’s real estate development and management responsibilities to his son, Caleb.
Under Caleb Smith’s leadership the company’s portfolio of properties has grown, and Spire Realty Group continues to be well known throughout the areas it serves. It is recognized for its commitment to a hands-on, comprehensive approach of meticulous attention to detail and first class asset and property management. The firm is also distinguished for the many civic, educational and charitable events it fosters and supports. Currently, Spire Realty Group owns and manages a diverse 5,500,000-square-foot portfolio including office buildings, retail centers, multifamily projects, parking facilities and land development sites. Spire’s current investment, development and management services portfolio includes properties in the United States, India, Russia, and Latvia. For more than 20 years, Spire has owned and managed commercial properties including office, residential, and retail projects, as well as surface parking lots and garages in five countries spanning three continents.
Best known for its redevelopment expertise, Spire has broadened its focus in recent years to include ground-up development. The Spire development is perhaps the company’s most visible venture in its history. With perseverance and patience, Spire has assembled an extraordinary development site in Downtown Dallas, destined to become a major focal point in the city. Given the high priority of this project, the company’s two top executives will both be integrally involved in the venture throughout its development.
Caleb S. Smith, President and Owner
Jon M. Ruff, Senior Vice President
WDG, founded in 1938, provides architectural, planning and interior design services from its offices in Washington, DC, and Dallas, Texas.
Jaime Fernandez-Duran, AIA, Principal
Mr. Fernandez-Duran has more than 20 years of experience in design, project management and practice management. He maintains a broad base of experience in corporate headquarters including The International Monetary Fund Headquarters, the Headquarters for the National Park Service, the Navy Yard Federal Center, the US Embassy to the Vatican in Rome, and the Corporate Office Centre at Tyson’s II, Tysons Corner, VA.
Sterling L. Little, AIA, Principal
Mr. Little is in charge of the day-to-day management of the Dallas office, as well as design responsibilities. He maintains an impressive resume of design experience in all industry sectors. A partial list of his commercial project experience includes Churchill Office Tower and Centura Office Tower in Dallas, TX, and Peakview Commercial Master Plan and I Park in Denver, CO
Vincent M. Hunter, AIA, Principal
Mr. Hunter’s experience spans a broad range of projects including corporate office, hospitality, multifamily residential and master planning. Commercial projects include Arlington Gateway, Arlington, VA, Centura Commercial master plan, Dallas, TX, 4949 Galleria, Dallas, TX and Churchill Office Tower, Dallas, TX.
Austin Commercial is a construction manager/general contractor with operations in Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, Albuquerque, San Antonio, Denver, Miami and Phoenix. The company has expertise in all types of commercial construction. Projects include corporate headquarters, sports facilities, health care, aviation, schools and universities, and advanced technology (semiconductor plants, computer/data centers, call centers and customer service centers).
Kent McNorton, Chief Estimator
Mr. McNorton has more than 24 years of experience in engineering and construction. He has been with Austin Commercial since 1985. Notable projects under his leadership include Granite + Gables, One Victory Park, Seven Owls, Oryx Energy Center and the United Way Headquarters.
Pacheco Koch Consulting Engineers was founded in 1990 by Mark Pacheco and Jim Koch in Dallas, Texas. Today, with more than 80 staff members, Pacheco Koch maintains its focus on the client's needs and providing team members the tools needed to get the job done right.
Mark Pacheco, Principal
Mark Pacheco is a founding principal of Pacheco Koch and serves as President. He has more than 28 years of civil engineering experience in independent design, project management, departmental management and authoritative review capacities. Mr. Pacheco is in charge of the business operations of the company, as well as directing public sector work.
Erik Hauglie, Associate Principal
Erik Hauglie joined Pacheco Koch in 1998 and serves as an Associate Principal. He has more than 11 years of civil engineering design experience in both the public and private sectors. Erik leads a team of engineers and designers for a wide variety of clients including: University of Texas, Texas A&M University and the City of Plano. Erik’s experience includes office, retail, industrial, municipal and housing. He has been the Project Manager for several recent high profile projects in the Metroplex including the City of McKinney Public Safety Complex, NorthPark Center Expansion in Dallas, Victory Tower, Richardson Regional Medical Center, Presbyterian Hospital of Rockwall, and the Parkland Ambulatory Surgery Center in Dallas. He has also worked on buildings on the UT Southwestern, UTA, UNT and Texas A&M campuses.
Campbell & Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc. is celebrating over 25 years of continuous service to the construction industry. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas with offices in Chicago and Naperville, Illinois; Little Rock, Arkansas and San Antonio, Texas, the firm concentrates on offering creative, professional structural engineering services to both public and private clients throughout the United States. Since its inception in 1979, Campbell & Associates has provided structural engineering services on over 55 million square feet of retail, healthcare, industrial, and commercial projects in over 30 states and Puerto Rico. Licensed in over 35 states, the firm has earned a national reputation as versatile, creative, and experienced in collaborating with multi-faceted teams of professionals who design and construct large-scale, complex projects.
Stephen J. Campbell, PE, SE, President, Principal
Mr. Campbell has over 35 years of experience designing a variety of structural systems and building types. In October of 1979 Mr. Campbell founded his firm, Campbell & Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc., and has presided as its president since its inception. His firm has provided design services on over 45 million square feet of retail, healthcare, industrial, and commercial building projects in over 30 states.
Byron B. Yeatts, PE, Associate Principal
Mr. Yeatts has over 10 years experience in the field of structural engineering. As an Associate Principal of Campbell & Associates, he serves at the project manager level for design and analysis, coordination, and construction administration for structural activities.
JJA, Inc. is a leading Mechanical and Electrical design and consulting engineering firm established in 1978 in Dallas, Texas. JJA holds P.E. registration in over 30 states and has significant experience in the engineering design, planning, contract administration and commissioning for the following systems. Delivery methods include traditional "Plan and Spec", MBE Alliance, Design Build and Design/Assist processes.
Walter D. Horn, P.E., LEED AP, President & Director of Engineering
Mr. Horn has advanced through the ranks of JJA from project manager to Mechanical Department Manager to his current position as Director of Engineering and President. His more than 30 years of engineering experience include all phases of project development, design management and field services. Mr. Horn's responsibilities include the technical development and management of the mechanical and electrical engineering departments of JJA, Inc. and the project management of selected projects.
TBG, one of the leading landscape architecture and planning firms in Texas with offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio, designs mixed-use communities, corporate campuses, civic buildings, hotels, resorts, hospital and educational facilities, city parks and historic sites. With several LEED Accredited Professionals on staff, TBG works to incorporate sustainable design principles into each project.
Jim Manskey, Managing Principal
A principal in TBG’s Dallas office, Jim provides invaluable leadership on a variety of complex projects, particularly in the hospitality, urban design and community sectors. He guides his teams through the creation of sophisticated environments that consistently provide a sense of place, human scale and varieties of interest.
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. is a leading mortgage banker in the U.S. and our extraordinary transaction volume provides the unparalleled capital markets knowledge necessary to develop the most creative financing strategies to meet and exceed client expectations. Our long established relationships with insurance companies, investment banks, foreign and domestic banks, a Fannie Mae lender, Freddie Mac, and pension funds have allowed us to provide our clients with the most competitive terms and most reliable executions in the market.
Wallace Reid, Senior Managing Director
Mr. Reid is a Senior Managing Director in the Houston office of HFF (Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P.). He joined the firm in November of 2003 and specializes in office, industrial, retail and multifamily properties. Mr. Reid has extensive experience in arranging equity joint ventures, participating debt, development loans and other structured finance transactions with life insurance companies, pension funds, banks and CMBS lenders.
Dunaway Associates is a professional services company with a solid, results-oriented history. With a staff of over 100, the firm provides civil engineering, planning, landscape architecture, environmental services, traffic and parking engineering, hydraulics/hydrology, and land surveying services to a wide variety of public and private clients. Dunaway’s experience in transportation engineering includes design of roadways, bridges, and highways, as well as traffic studies, signalization, and signage. The firm is TxDOT pre-certified in 35 categories including route studies and schematic design for minor and major roadways and highways, traffic engineering studies, hydraulic design, environmental, and survey. Project examples include a $14 million, 1.5-mile, four-lane divided roadway; a $9 million inner city corridor redevelopment project; and numerous roadways within master planned communities. The firm also offers strong expertise in traffic and parking engineering and is currently providing studies and designs for several healthcare and university campuses undergoing expansions and renovation, as well as traffic studies and traffic signal designs for TxDOT and cities throughout the state.
Mark Goode, PE
Mr. Goode has more than 30 years of experience as project manager and serves as principal for hundreds of traffic engineering, transportation planning, parking feasibility, and parking design projects.