Commercial Division

Services Offered

Trenary and Associates, Inc. offers the following services:

  • real estate services for land acquisition and sale
  • landlord and tenant representation
  • property management and development



Development is a broad category that includes the overall formation and supervision of a development team of consultants and contractors to design and complete a project. The developer hires the architect, engineers (civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing), space planner, landscape architect, interior designer, security consultants, and others as needed to complete specifications and contract documents. The developer bids and negotiates a construction contract with a general contractor and subcontractors, as well as supervises the construction of the project through substantial completion, punch list, tenant improvements, and move-in.

Prior Experience
Rusty Trenary, the principal of Trenary and Associates, Inc., has over 30 years experience in real estate development, beginning with office development at Southland Investment Properties, a 3000-acre master planned development in Irving, Texas. Subsequently Mr. Trenary developed a garden office and a mid-rise office while working with Watergate Development Corporation. He then transitioned to Hunt Properties as Vice-President of Development and Property Management, where he supervised 30+ employees. While at Hunt Properties, he developed two mid-rise offices, renovated the White Rock North Shopping Center in Dallas, Texas, and developed land planning for a 1,700-acre mixed-use development on the Bataquitos Lagoon in Carlsbad, California and the Ontario Regional Shopping Mall in Ontario, California. He also managed an inventory of land, retail, office, office showroom, and warehouse properties. Other responsibilities included management of the Employee's Consolidated Pension Trust properties and serving as the company spokesperson in the planning of the State Highway 190 corridor.

In 1983 Mr. Trenary became President of the newly formed Praxis Development Company, where he developed Providence Towers, a 500,000 square foot, class-A office building in Farmer's Branch, Texas. Total change orders were less than $200,000 on a $37,600,000 GMP construction contract. In addition to Providence Towers, 120 acres of land was developed in Richardson and Plano for commercial lot acquisition and a mixed-use development of five office towers at Noel Road and Montfort was rezoned for a Planned Development with the city of Dallas.

In 1988, Trenary and Associates, Inc. was formed to offer consulting and real estate services to clients. Prior and current projects include:

  • Consultant to Greyhound Lines, Inc. to develop and implement property management systems and procedures for owned and leased properties
  • Created Municipal Utility District and CC&Rs for Eagle Park Industrial Park in Desoto, Texas
  • Planned development for 500 acres in Westlake, Texas. Advisory Board Member to the Trinity River Authority's Denton Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant and consultant to Lake Turner's Municipal Utility District #1
  • Acted as project manager and owner's representative for a large single-family residence
  • Abated asbestos and demolished a 400,000 square foot warehouse (yielding a net profit)
  • Supervised development of student housing project in San Diego, California
  • Manage and lease office buildings, warehouses, and multi-family properties
  • Represent tenants in office building lease negotiations