As an Architect, I had the opportunity to work in many different kind of projects, with many capacities. I started my career in 1971, in New York City and moved to Houston, TX in 1975. In early 80's I also went to Saudi Arabia for a short duration to work in a twonship project. In mid 80's I got my Real Estate license and started in part time. In 1993 I started real Estate full time. In 2007 I started my Architectural company. Till today I am working in both fields with equal attention.
Experience: 39 years of combined experience in Business Ownership (Architectural), Real Estate Sales, Business Brokerage, & Construction Management. Professional career in Architecture, started in New York City in 1971 and moved to Houston, TX in 1975. Worked for Eggers Partnership, Griswold Heckle & Kelly, Bechtel Corp., Metropolitan Transit Authority of Houston & Keller Williams Realty Memorial (present association since 1992) & Archicon Services, Inc.(present ownership since 2007).
As Entrepreneur of Architectural Service Business: Started a service business (Archicon Services, Inc.) in February of 2007. The services were targeted to other Architects, Engineers, Real Estate Developers etc. Services include Design Development, Construction Drawings, Rendering, Animation and Marketing Brochures for Real Estate. Goal was to provide these services for minimum cost and completion time with best quality. The jobs for this business are acquired in USA & Canada through different marketing tools, but production was out sourced to India and China, mostly in India. I am the only person responsible for marketing, communicating and giving all technical help to the service providers abroad. For more information, our web address is www.archiconservices.com (visible but improvement is underway).
Real Estate/Business Brokerage: About 25 years of experience. Started as part time agent in residential real estate while working full time as an Architect/Construction Manager. Decided to work full time in Commercial Real Estate and Business Brokerage in 1993. Decision was solely based on financial benefit and passion for Real Estate. Selected as Chairperson of Commercial Division in Keller Williams Realty Memorial (Houston, TX) by ALC (Agents’ Leadership Council) group in 1997. Chairperson’s responsibility was to train Commercial Agents in the company, provide seminars etc. Specialized in industrial leasing and sales, hotel/motels, c-stores, shopping centers and commercial lots. At present I am a Director of KW Commercial Texas Gulf in Houston, TX. www.archiconrealty.com (visible but improvement is underway).
Architectural & Construction: 22 years of versatile professional experience in Architectural design, production and Construction Co-ordination/Management. Associated with many Architectural and Construction Companies in New York and Houston, since 1971. Overseas Assignment as Senior Architect in Jubail Township Project, Saudi Arabia. Field of experience includes Power Plant, Health Facilities, Recreational and Institutional Facilities, Commercial Buildings, Industrial Structures and Residential designs and Transit System (8 years in Metropolitan Transit Authority of Houston, before starting full time as Real Estate Broker in 1993).
*Member American Institute of Architects (AIA)
*Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
*Board Certified (Business) Broker (BCB)
*Member Houston Association of Realtors (HAR)
*Ex-Member Texas association of Business Brokers (TABB)
*Member Commercial Real Estate Net Work (CREN)
*Ex-Member of Agents’ Leadership Council (ALC)