Born in Austin, Endeavor has grown into the largest full-service commercial real estate company in Central and South Texas. Our team of more than 160 professionals delivers specialized expertise in project leasing, tenant representation, property management, sales, and development. We offer extensive, market-specific knowledge covering retail, office, industrial, mixed-use, and multi-family projects.
In addition to providing third-party services to property owners, investors, and tenants, we are also the developer of several high-profile Austin projects, including the Domain, IBC Bank Plaza, and The Bowie. Through all of these activities, we have built a reputation as an organization with depth, integrity, and an entrepreneurial spirit, and one committed to creating projects that stand the test of time.
This long-term perspective extends to every one of our actions and interactions. Endeavor team members strive to build life-long client relationships. We look for ways to generate value for every party involved in a transaction. We seek out and support organizations dedicated to strengthening the community. We pursue sustainability through participation in the LEED certification program, the Austin Energy Green Building initiative, and Austin’s Heritage Tree Ordinance. And together we work to create destinations that enhance surrounding neighborhoods and improve the quality of life for future generations.
Since Endeavor’s founding in 1999, we have steadily expanded both our project portfolio and our service offerings, and have persevered through some of history’s most turbulent market conditions. Want to know more? Explore the timeline below for an introduction to our notable accomplishments and landmark projects.
The group that became Endeavor’s five founding principals—David Roche, Jeffrey Newberg, Kirk Rudy, Andy Pastor and Bryce Miller.
Endeavor’s founders launch the company, and acquire land for two significant development projects—234 acres in North Austin that will become the Domain, and 22 acres west of MoPac for Rollingwood Center.
Endeavor acquires its first built project—the Westech 360 office complex—and also secures Radian’s former corporate campus for redevelopment as Reunion Park.
Endeavor commences work on the first phase of the Domain. In response to the crash of the technology sector in 2000, the team had transformed its original vision for a five-million-square-foot office campus into an ambitious plan for a high-density, vertically integrated mixed-use development.
Southpark Meadows takes its first steps toward becoming Austin’s largest retail center, with Endeavor engaging in extensive negotiations with neighborhood groups and developing a comprehensive plan for preservation of the site’s legendary oak trees.
IKEA makes waves with the announcement that they have chosen Endeavor’s University Oaks project in Round Rock for their first Austin-area location.
With Chase Tower, Endeavor makes its first Downtown Austin high-rise acquisition. The company also breaks ground on the 850,000-square-foot 1890 Ranch retail project in Cedar Park.
The first phase of the Domain opens. A joint venture between Endeavor and Simon Property Company, this portion of the project includes 700,000 square feet of retail space, 80,000 square feet of office space, and 425 multifamily units.
Endeavor further diversifies its offerings for business tenants by acquiring the Offices at Braker, a 700,000-square-foot flex-space project in North Austin.
Despite one of the worst retail environments in 20 years, the Endeavor leasing team achieves a 95% occupancy rate in projects across the company’s portfolio.
Austin-based HomeAway announces that it will move 750 employees to Endeavor’s Domain 2 office building. Office leasing and development at the Domain quickly pick up speed, and Endeavor completes a total of seven Class A buildings at the project by 2016.
By recruiting some of Austin’s most experienced brokerage talent, Endeavor adds new focus and capabilities to its project—and tenant—representation division, enhancing its reputation as Austin’s leading full-service commercial real estate company.
Bryce Miller, an Endeavor Co-Founder and Managing Principal, receives the W. Neal Kocurek Commercial Real Estate Lifetime Achievement Award from the Austin Business Journal.
Endeavor completes development of Downtown Austin’s IBC Bank Plaza, which is named the Best Office Building Development in the 2015 Austin Business Journal Real Estate Awards.
Endeavor dramatically expands its third-party leasing and management portfolio when it assumes responsibility for three of Downtown Austin’s top office assets—Frost Bank Tower, 300 West 6th, and One American Center
Endeavor’s 36-story vertical mixed-use project The Bowie opens in Downtown Austin. The project includes 358 luxury apartment units, 41,000 square feet of office space, ground-floor retail, and 468 parking spaces. Its rooftop features the highest residential swimming pool in the state.
The Austin American-Statesman recognizes Endeavor as one of the Top Workplaces of Greater Austin.
Endeavor sells its remaining interest in Southpark Meadows, while staying on to handle management and leasing. The project has grown to include 1.5 million square feet of retail and restaurant space, 672 apartments, a 241-bed assisted-living and memory-care facility, and approximately 400 single-family homes
Endeavor delivers Domain NORTHSIDE, the final mixed-use phase of the Domain, which brings more than 120 new national and local brands to the project, including Nordstrom’s new Austin flagship store, a dramatic RH Gallery from Restoration Hardware, and the Archer Austin boutique hotel. The first tenants to open are part of the locally focused Rock Rose dining and entertainment district.