Since 1899, the Gaut name has been the leader in the Amarillo commercial real estate market. A lot has changed over the past 120 years, but excellent customer service and integrity remain our top priority.
Offering both brokerage and full-service property management services, our team of dedicated professionals develops and implements effective strategies to meet your real estate needs.
Property management is much more than making sure your property runs smoothly. Our team members are trained to effectively operate your property as though it were their own; they are results-oriented and incentivized to think outside the box.
Our seasoned professionals and their years of experience are what set us apart from our competition. Our broad range of services, including building operation management, construction management, and project management, coupled with our relationship-driven philosophy toward tenants, vendors, and contractors, allows us to consistently outperform the market.
GWE employees the most qualified professionals in the industry to guarantee our client’s properties consistently outperform the market. We value honesty, transparency, and consistency and offer an effective platform for our property management services.
We have been the leader in the Amarillo Commercial Real Estate Market for more than 120 years. Our continuous dedication to the community has allowed us to become local market experts, ensuring our clients receive the best representation available.
From our maintenance personnel to our decision makers, we all live and work in Amarillo. What that means to our clients? Decisions are made quickly and, when it counts, we can be on property in a matter of minutes. Having people who can adapt to the environment on short notice plays a vital role in your success.
Leasing and Management
Open communication is critical in lease negotiations, deal structure, and maintaining tenant relationships. Management and brokerage must know which deals are in process, every prospective new tenant, and their individual roles in promoting the property. As a result, integrating management and leasing provides all parties with a more in-depth understanding of a property’s needs, aiding in the property’s long-term success.
Our years of experience and relationship building allows clients to maximize their return on every property in their portfolio. Through vendor relationships, leveraged buying power, energy savings, capital improvement, and an efficient staff, we guarantee our clients cost savings to help improve their property's position.
By hiring the top talent in the industry, we can offer our clients a level of expertise often lacking in our competitors. From our leadership and management to our maintenance team, we guarantee the highest quality service to our clients.
Aaron Emerson, CCIM, SIOR
Aaron Emerson serves as partner and broker at Gaut Whittenburg Emerson. With more than 22 years of commercial real estate experience, he has personally completed more than 1,500 office transactions worth more than $350 million and totaling more than 4.5 million square feet. He has a long history of adding value to office properties by reducing vacancy rates. Aaron is one of two brokers in Amarillo who holds both CCIM and SIOR designations.
Ben Whittenburg serves as partner and agent at Gaut Whittenburg Emerson, specializing in the sale and lease of retail, office, industrial and land. With more than 17 years of commercial real estate experience, he has represented some prominent clients, including Nationwide Insurance, Subway, Amarillo National Bank, City of Amarillo, Budweiser, Dollar General, Baptist Community Services, Care Xpress, Emeny Land, Rockrose Development, Attebury Grain, Anytime Fitness and Amazon.
Director of Property Management
As the director of property management, Jennifer is responsible for day-to-day operations, tenant relations, financial reporting, budget oversight, and construction supervision of client properties. Before joining GWE, Jennifer was an associate director for CBRE and senior vice president for JLL in the Amarillo and Dallas markets. With more than 21 years of experience, Jennifer has managed more than 2.3 million square feet of office space for clients including JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, L&B Realty, SMA Equities, DL Long Properties, Gallaway-Emerson CAM, GID, and Spaulding & Slye.
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SERVICES
Ensuring business continuity is essential to maintaining a profitable bottom line for any real estate asset.
Our team manages all day-to-day operations, customer service requests, and work orders, as well as maintenance and repairs for tenants, reducing unanticipated fees and ensuring smooth operations for our clients.
CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
From design, permitting, and construction all the way through the certificate of occupancy, and final delivery, we manage the entire process.
We achieve economies of scale and value-added opportunities through our reputation, construction volume, contractor relationships, and years of proven experience.
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS
Our team has extensive knowledge and experience in designing and managing capital improvement projects.
● Parking lot repairs
● Elevator mods
● Chiller replacements
● Electrical upgrades
● Roof replacements
● ADA restrooms
● Energy management system installation
● Fire sprinkler installation
● Smoke detection system replacement
|Assess current utility management and identify ways to reduce associated costs
|Property Tax Evaluations
|Conduct comprehensive tax evaluation to make use of tax-mitigation opportunities
|Reduce property costs through energy savings, including LED lighting conversions and energy equipment upgrade recommendations
|Security & Safety
|Arrange security for buildings, including access systems, cameras, live guard service, life safety, and fire sprinkler installation
|Historical Tax Credits
|Receive historic tax credits on large projects
|Improve occupancy rates; manage assets through established tenant relationships and effective marketing strategies
|Maintain positive and reputable relationships with tenants, reducing vacancy rates among managed assets