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Katie Ekstrom, First Vice President

Katie Ekstrom

Senior Vice President

Katie Ekstrom Senior Vice President
Austin 500 West 2nd Street
Suite 1700
Austin, TX 78701

Professional Experience


Katie is a Senior Vice President in the CBRE Austin office, specializing in project leasing and business development with the Office Leasing Advisory Services division. She has over 15 years of commercial real estate experience. Katie's scope of responsibilities include negotiations encompassing all stages of the commercial transaction, identifying and accurately reporting market conditions, strategic client consulting, new-business pursuits and securing current and future client relationships. Mrs. Ekstrom has represented some of the largest owners in the nation including Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, KBS Realty Advisors and Trammell Crow Company. 

Before relocating to Austin more than ten years ago and joining the Office Leasing Advisory team at CBRE, Katie was a leasing broker with Transwestern in Houston, Texas where she oversaw an office portfolio of approximately 2.5 million square feet in several major submarkets. In addition to landlord representation, Katie has participated in several tenant-representation transactions, as well as consulting services with owners in their company acquisitions and new developments. 

Since 2005, Katie has completed over 700 lease transactions, representing over 4.5 million rentable square feet. With her strong leadership both within the community and the commercial real estate community, Mrs. Ekstrom has been recognized as a Heavy Hitter in the Austin Business Journal multiple years. 


Professional Affiliations/Accreditations


  • CBRE Top-10 Producers: 2017, 2019
  • Commercial Brokers Association, Former President
  • 2010, 2013, 2017 CBRE Leasing Performance Award
  • 2008 Rising Star, Transwestern 
  • 2005 Building Team of the Year, Four Oaks Place
  • Austin Business Journal "Heavy Hitter" (multiple years)

Achievements


  • Austin Business Journal "Heavy Hitter" (multiple years)
  • CBRE Leasing Performance Award (2010, 2013)
  • Transwestern Rising Star (2008)
  • Transwestern Building Team of the Year - Four Oaks Place (2005)

Education


  • Texas A&M University, Mays Business School, BBA in Marketing

Significant Lease Transactions


 Tenant  Size (SF)  Client
 Fortune 100 Tech Firm  352,000  Principal/Trammell Crow
 Indeed, Inc.  307,000  Principal/Trammell Crow
 Indeed, Inc.  183,000  KBS
 Fortune 100 Tech Firm  80,000  MetLife
 Jackson Waller  76,000  MetLife
 DLA Piper  69,000  Brandywine
 Deloitte  47,000  Principal/Trammell Crow
 Gemalto  43,000  OTR
 Parsley Energy  41,000  Cypress Real Estate Adv.
 

Clients


  • Metropolitan Life Insurance
  • KBS Realty Advisors
  • Behringer Harvard
  • Invesco
  • Ohio Teacher's Retirement System
  • USAA
  • Trammell Crow Company/Principal
  • Broadway Partners
  • Chase Merritt
  • Equastone
  • Heitman Capital
  • Cielo
  • Newquest Properties
  • Panatonni
  • DivcoWest
  • A+ Federal Credit Union
  • Ledcor
  • MIG

Press Releases

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Brandywine Realty Trust Enlists CBRE To Market New Broadmoor Office Development

Brandywine Realty Trust Enlists CBRE To Market New Broadmoor Office Development

October 24, 2019
CBRE announces that Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN), one of the nation’s leading real estate companies, has enlisted its services to support the leasing and marketing of the Class A+ office space at the new Broadmoor development in Austin located across Burnet Road from The Domain.
October 24, 2019
Brandywine Realty Trust And CBRE Team Up To Market 405 Colorado

Brandywine Realty Trust And CBRE Team Up To Market 405 Colorado

September 5, 2018
Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN), a leading mixed-use landlord and office developer in Austin, announced that it has enlisted CBRE’s Troy Holme, Katie Ekstrom and Casey Ford to support the leasing and marketing of 405 Colorado, a premier 200,000-square-foot, Class A shovel-ready office tower located in the heart of downtown Austin.
September 5, 2018
Katie Ekstrom Senior Vice President
Austin 500 West 2nd Street
Suite 1700
Austin, TX 78701

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