Jim Louis

Consulting & Advisory Project Management Sustainability / Energy / Environmental

  • Dallas
  • 1920 McKinney Avenue
  • Suite 1100
  • Dallas, TX 75201 US

With a wide range of experience in different aspects of commercial real estate, Jim Louis offers a unique perspective to the tenant advisory process.

Jim is a graduate of Texas A&M University in Landscape Architecture and Land Planning who worked for 11 years with corporate clients including JCPenney, Sears, EDS and Dr. Pepper.  Other experience included municipal planning projects for many growing communities in the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area.

Prior to joining Avison Young, Jim was responsible for the development and delivery of Cresa Dallas’ project-related services that can either be integrated into, or offered independent of, a real estate transaction.  Jim and his team identify, pre-qualify, hire and manage the service providers required for his clients to occupy new space. These services include: strategic planning, architecture, engineering, contracting, moving, furniture acquisition/disposition, technological infrastructure and project finance.

Prior to joining Cresa Dallas, Jim worked for a large national landlord representation company for 8 years as a property manager.  This included management and the responsibility of daily operations and property improvements of a portfolio of class A office spaces in various markets throughout the Dallas area.

Personal Interests

  • Spending time with family, running and personal fitness, volunteering at church and community service.


  • First United Methodist Church
  • Woodrow Wilson SBDM



  • Texas A&M University in Landscape Architecture and Land Planning
  • Masters of Business Administration from Texas A&M University Commerce

Client List

  • Allsteel Resource Center, Dallas
  • LHP Hospital Group
  • Mass Mutual
  • Nationstar Mortgage
  • NTT Data
  • Palo Alto Networks
  • Pegasus Solutions
  • Tradestation