Ben Whittenburg serves as a commercial real estate agent and partner/owner at Gaut • Whittenburg • Emerson Commercial Real Estate, specializing in the sale and lease of retail, office, industrial, and land.
Prior to being a partner/owner at Gaut • Whittenburg • Emerson Commercial Real Estate, Ben was a Senior Advisor for Sperry Van Ness/McCartt & Associates and the executive sales manager for the Texas District & County Attorney's Association in Austin.
Some notable clients include: Subway, Fastsigns, Amarillo National Bank, GTM Manufacturing, Nationwide Insurance, Panther Oil, Xerox, Food Safety Net Services, Tiger Logistics, Arena Products, Baptist Community Services, The Pilchers Group, Extra Space Storage, Budweiser, Dollar General, Anytime Fitness, FMC/Care Xpress, Emeny Land, and Wingstop.
Active in his profession, Whittenburg is a member of the North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors (NTCAR), the Texas Association of Realtors (TAR), and the National Association of Realtors (NAR). He is a graduate of Leadership Amarillo & Canyon. He is a former board member of March of Dimes, Downtown Amarillo, Inc., Leadership Amarillo, Palo Duro Club, Amarillo College Foundation chairing their finance and investment committee, and the City of Amarillo's 25 Year Steering Committee. Currently, Ben is a board member and former president of Center City of Amarillo, Harrington Cancer & Health Foundation, and the Amarillo Business Foundation.
Whittenburg attended St. Stephen's Episcopal School in Austin, Rhodes College & University of Colorado at Boulder, where he majored in Political Science. He is married with two boys. Ben enjoys hunting, fishing, golf and soccer.
Represented The Pilchers Group in the leasing of over 280,000 sf of retail space in Amarillo.
Represented MWI/Microbeef in the lease of their 70,000 sf warehouse/office.
Handled the sale of 621 acres of prime development land located between Soncy and Coulter on Loop 335.
Represented Golden Spread Energy in the purchase of 640 acres of development land.
Represented GTM Manufacturing in the lease of their 81,000 sf industrial facility formerly occupied by Ben E. Keith
Represented the landlord in the long term lease of the former Big 5 Sporting Goods to Skechers on I-40
Represented the Texas District & Co. Attorney's Association in their lease of 9,836 sf office space and subsequent sale of their former office in downtown Austin, TX
Represented Budweiser in the sale of the 110 acre I-40 site developed into FedEx's new ground transportation facility, WesTex Document, & the future home of the Big Texan Steak Ranch.
Represented Jack B. Kelley in the sale of their 27,000 class "A" office to local investors with subsequent lease to Bank of America.
Represented local investor in the lease of over 300,000 sf of industrial space.
Leased Wolflin Pointe Shopping Center to 98% occupancy in 8 Months from opening for tenants.
Represented Dr. Pepper (The American Bottling Company) in the lease of their distribution facility on I-40.
Represented Romine Trust in the lease of over 8,500 sf of office space to Parkhill, Smith, Cooper and subsequently sold the property to an Investor.
Represented Dollar General in the development of 4 area locations.
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