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Tray E. Bates, SIOR, CCIM, CIPS
Office Specialist
President, Bates Commercial
P.O. Box 60926
Corpus Christi, TX 78466
United States
Phone: +1.361.434-0036
Cell: +1.361.548.1636
Email: tray@batescommercial.com
Website: www.batescommercial.com
 
Chapter:   SIOR Houston/Gulf Coast Chapter
Member Since: 2003
 
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Bio

Tray Bates is the President and Broker of Bates Commercial LLC, a commercial real estate brokerage and consulting firm based in Corpus Christi, Texas. Tray focuses on providing a high level of professionalism and expertise for his clients by being thorough in his market analysis and providing quantitative analysis for effective decision making. Trays serves as President of the South Texas Commercial Association of REALTORS and is a Past Chairman of the Corpus Christi Association of Realtors®, Vice Chairman of the Corpus Christi Downtown Management District, and is a graduate of the 2012 National Association of Realtors® Leadership Academy. Tray is originally from Corpus Christi, Texas and is a third generation commercial real estate broker with experience throughout Texas from Dallas-Fort Worth to South Texas.

Experience

Tray Bates is the President and Broker of Bates Commercial LLC, a commercial real estate brokerage and consulting firm based in Corpus Christi, Texas. Tray focuses on providing a high level of professionalism and expertise for his clients by being thorough in his market analysis and providing quantitative analysis for effective decision making. Trays has served as 2011 Chairman of the Corpus Christi Association of Realtors®, 2012 & 2015 President of the South Texas Commercial Association of REALTORS®, Regional Vice President of the Texas Association of Realtors®, Treasurer of the San Patricio County Economic Development Corporation, Vice Chairman of the Corpus Christi Downtown Management District, member of the Nueces County Beach Management Advisory Committee, member of the St. James Episcopal School Board of Trustees, and 2012 National Association of Realtors® Leadership Academy. Tray is originally from Corpus Christi, Texas and is a third generation commercial real estate broker with experience throughout Texas from Dallas-Fort Worth to South Texas.

EXPERIENCE

Bates Commercial LLC - Corpus Christi, TX

Bates & Branscomb LLC - Corpus Christi, TX

W.L. Bates Company, Inc. - Corpus Christi, TX

CMD Realty Investors LLC - Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

Texas Health Resources - Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

Huff Brous McDowell & Montesi, Inc. - Fort Worth, TX

EDUCATION

Texas Christian University M.J. Neeley School of Business

Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance with Real Estate Concentration 1993

Texas Real Estate Salesman License 1993

Texas Real Estate Broker License 1998

PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS

CCIM - Certified Commercial Investment Member 1997

CIPS - Certified International Property Specialist 2014

SIOR - Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® Office Specialist 2002

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

2002 Dallas Business Journal - Commercial Real Estate Heavy Hitter

2009 Corpus Christi Association of Realtors® - Realtor® of the Year

2015 American Diabetes Association - Father of the Year

CLIENT RECOMMENDATIONS

"Our family has greatly benefited by your dedication, experience and knowledge that you demonstrated in helping with the sale of our family property in Corpus Christi. Tray, your professionalism was very evident through out the whole process. We appreciated your patience with us, especially with all the times we called you with our questions. You helped us gain perspective in a process that needed much insight, and it was evident you really know your business. Your practical suggestions also saved us from much expense also. Since our family is all living in the Denver Area, we needed someone we could trust, and you filled the role beautifully. We still appreciate that we can call on your expertise even today after the closing of our property. Speaking for my brother, sister and myself, thank you so very much. We would recommend you with 100% enthusiasm." - Vincent C. Mangone and Family

“I would hire you again, and that by far you were the most dedicated and hard working agent that I have worked with. You lived up to your agreements and obtained the maximum profit available.” - John D. Plumlee

- Providing Experience and Resourcefulness Required in Today's Commercial Real Estate Market -

Achievements
  • 2002 Dallas Business Journal "Heavy Hitter"
  • 2009 Corpus Christi Association of Realtors® - Realtor® of the Year
Affiliates
  • CIPS - Certified International Property Specialist since 2014
  • SIOR - Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® Office Specialist since 2002
  • CCIM - Certified Commercial Investment Member since 1997
Education
  • Texas Real Estate Broker License 1998
  • Texas Real Estate Salesman License 1993
  • Texas Christian University M.J. Neeley School of Business Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance with Real Estate Concentration 1993
Areas of Practice
  • Investments
  • Tenant Representation
  • Brokerage Management
  • Landlord
  • Corporate Services
  • Sale/Leasing
  • Consulting
  • Distribution & Logistics
Transactions
2015

Curt Stanton, SIOR

Axiom Advisory Group
Chicago, IL

Tray Bates, SIOR, CCIM, CIPS

Bates Commercial
Corpus Christi, TX

$175,929 Office Lease

4,511 sq. ft.

Corpus Christi, TX - April 28, 2015
2010

Evonne Keene, SIOR

Mohr Partners
Addison, TX

Tray Bates, SIOR, CCIM, CIPS

Bates Commercial
Corpus Christi, TX

$147,681 Office Lease

Corpus Christi, TX - January 1, 2010
2009

Curt Stanton, SIOR

Axiom Advisory Group
Chicago, IL

Tray Bates, SIOR, CCIM, CIPS

Bates Commercial
Corpus Christi, TX

Office Lease

4,511 sq. ft.

Corpus Christi, TX - August 12, 2009
2008

Evonne Keene, SIOR

Mohr Partners
Addison, TX

Tray Bates, SIOR, CCIM, CIPS

Bates Commercial
Corpus Christi, TX

$490,363 Industrial Lease

Corpus Christi, TX - December 16, 2008
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