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Prior to joining Capella, Currin held Partnership, Executive and Management Level Positions with several well-known and successful Commercial Real Estate Companies in Texas including, VRA Commercial Real Estate, Senior Vice President at UCR Urban (now CBRE), VP at NAI-REOC and SVP at World Class Capital Group. While at UCR, Currin represented the seller and successfully negotiated the Landmark sale of the 1.3 Million square foot Hill Country Galleria to buyers Invesco and CALstrs “California State Teachers Retirement System”. The Galleria sits on nearly 100 acres in West Austin and is a mixed-use Luxury Lifestyle Center with Class A Retail, Restaurant, and Office space as well as the luxury Sonesta Hotel. The Blockbuster deal earned Currin the coveted award for largest retail transaction of the year in the 2015 Austin Business Journal Commercial Real Estate Awards.
Currin’s real estate practice concentrates in urban and suburban development and re-development land, restaurant site selection and leasing as well as office leasing and brokerage. Currin has negotiated high profile restaurant leases in downtown Austin, such as The Capital Grille, Searsucker, Crave and Blackfinn and has handled restaurant site selection and leasing assignments for numerous clients in the Dallas, Houston and San Antonio markets including, Front Burner Concepts, Free Range Concepts and Blackfinn. Currently, Currin is developing an Aircraft Hangar Lot Subdivision at the Spicewood Airport in Spicewood, Texas.
Prior to Currin’s tenure with traditional commercial real estate brokerages, he was Senior Vice President of World Class Capital Group, a Private Equity investment firm based in Austin. While at World Class, Currin was involved in all aspects of the firms operations and was directly responsible for acquisitions, as well as repositioning, marketing and leasing operations for the firm’s commercial real estate portfolio, and was responsible for the firm’s core real estate assets totaling over 1 Million square feet, throughout the United States.
During his career, Currin has been involved in over $1 Billion dollars in real estate transaction activity and has directed and managed acquisitions, repositioning, and marketing operations on over 3 Million square feet of commercial real estate across all asset classes. He has extensive experience in sourcing and raising equity capital and debt capital from high net worth private clients, family offices, pension funds, charitable foundations, commercial lenders, and life Insurance companies, for commercial real estate acquisition and development.
Currin graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.A. in Economics and Business and was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon “Sig Ep” Fraternity. Currin was also invited to attend the Harvard Business School’s executive education program for Negotiation and Competitive Decision Making. He is a Licensed Texas Real Estate Broker, and member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Central Texas Commercial Association of Realtors and Real Estate Council of Austin.
Currin currently lives in Austin, Texas where he enjoys; spending time with family and loved ones, Longhorn Football, boating on area lakes, travel and exploring new real estate development opportunities.