May 26, 2014 - Harvard Companies Inc.
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“Randall Turner has worked with TXU, Lone Star Gas and me for the last six years on a number of transactions each with their own complexities and challenges. Randall’s contribution to our real estate department and to our clients (divisional offices) has been exceptional. He has demonstrated to me the knowledge and capability to think strategically and process our transactional requirements with strong negotiation expertise, trust and high integrity. There have been a few occasions where he negotiated and documented a lease requirement or build-to-suit to its conclusion and the project was canceled yet we heard no grumbling from him, only the willingness to go the extra mile on the next transaction. ”
Roger C. Williams
TXU Facilities – TXU Energy
“We have worked together on several assignments in Plano, San Antonio, and most recently in North Dallas. Our North Dallas requirement is a ten year, 21,000 square foot UPS Regional Office where Randall added exceptional value to negotiate our lease at Three Forest Plaza. Inasmuch as we attempt to maximize our return on investment, economics are the single most important reason driving our renewals. Our goal was to attempt to renew in place and avoid the high cost involved with the relocation process. Conversely, if our rent objectives were not met, we were fully prepared to move. Randall positioned and negotiated our office requirement with many competitive high-rise alternatives within a mile or two radius of our existing office and leveraged that knowledge with our existing landlord to effect a comprehensive set of terms most favorable to United Parcel Service.
“In the end, we obtained significant first year rent savings, including free rent, retroactive in 2002 with our old lease and below market rate for the remaining nine years. Additionally, we received tenant improvement allowances in the first and sixth years into our lease. We are very satisfied and pleased with Randall’s contribution to United Parcel Service.”
Real Estate Manager – UPS
“Randall, I really appreciated your contribution…to the successful negotiation of our world headquarters in Dallas…All disciplines were convinced that your questions, recommendations and actions reflected the best interest of Cinemark, regardless of negative implications for you or your company…Should other executives request a reference, please put may name first on the list.
Steve Schreiber, Esq
Real Estate Council – Cinemark
“Randall, I would like to take this opportunity to express our thanks to you for the success and development work for our new World Headquarters build-to-suit, which I feel is due totally to you.
“Your representation of our interest was outstanding. Your willingness to go the extra mile was over and above what we expected. I truly believe you should pursue the Stemmons Service Award because your efforts were unquestionably successful…The pilots of American Airlines are grateful and I thank your for everything.”