P.O. Box 92533

Southlake, TX 76092

817-312-3809 | www.landholdadvisors.com


Gary N Schragin



Commercial Real Estate Broker with 20 years of   experience in Texas Real Estate & Development. 

Real Estate specialist in multiple disciplines with   an innate ability to interact with engineers, designers, finance/investor   partners, municipalities, state and federal entities to obtain necessary   permissions for abandoned entitlements, right-of-ways, zoning, etc. Provide immediate value-add to investors by   yielding significant profit margins to real estate acquisitions prior to   development.

Problem solver with business acumen and an advanced   skillset in all technical aspects of real estate that takes the fiduciary   commitment of the client seriously. Deliver deal points and concepts that inspire clients to pursue   additional commercial opportunities, increasing sales potential. 

Vigilant employee who works enthusiastically and consistently   produces value exceeding expectations by unlocking the potential in investment   properties overlooked by most.  

Willing to take on challenges that will utilize my experience   and tenacity to achieve results to benefit your organizations desired   business plan and sales goals.



•   Feasibility Study. Site Inspection; Document & Title   Review; Zoning; Broker Price Opinions and Valuation; Disposition Strategy (often Contracting Sale of value add   entitlement &/or development prior to Closing Acquisition)

Entitlement. Relocation and abandonment of major Utility   structures and Easements; City and D.O.T.

R.O.W.s;   Blanket Easement Issues; Corps of Engineer and FEMA restrictions; Reversion of Easements and

Encumbrances to Developer; Change of   municipal jurisdiction; and obtained Entitlements from Army

Corps of Engineers (CLOMR & LOMR); Zoning,   and Zoning changes 

Zoning. Auto Dealership; Hotel;   Multi-Family; Senior Living; Industrial; Single Family Lot & Block 

Development; Commercial; Office; High-rise;   Amusement Park; Sports Complex; Outdoor Advertising 

Acquisitions. Major Commercial,   High Profile Sites; Large Scale Residential Development Sites; 

Industrial Projects; Multi-Parcel Assemblage;   Mineral; Crop; Ranch; Short and Long Term Investments

And Tenant Representation

•   Development. Industrial,   Commercial, Residential (over 1,800 Lots), Multi-Family, Amusement, Sports

Complex, Office; Development Consultation,   Coordination, Management, and Municipal Liaison

 Asset Management. Division Manager of a four state division of $30   Million assets over $9 Million

Annual revenue; Leased Assets; Retail   Assets; Federal & State Regulated; Property Management

•   Property Management.   Industrial Complex; S-F Residential Rental Assets; and Office

Disposition. Entitled/Zoned,   value-add Land, Assets and Projects; High Value Assets and Portfolios;

Industrial, Multi-Family, Retail, Office,   Ranch, Mineral, Productive Land, and Developed Sites

•   Commercial Real Estate 

•   Expert Witness for real estate litigation

•   Created Residential “Builder Programs” and Contracts for Development Lot   Consumption

•   Served on North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors Forms Committee,   reviewing and making

recommendations of changes to promulgated   contracts used by commercial brokers




● Appraisal Experience

● Asset Inventory Software

● Feasibility Study


● Civil Engineering/Survey Coordination

● Brokerage Management

● Acquisition


● Municipal Liaison

● Taxation Review & Analysis

● Loss Mitigation


● Development and Management

● Entitlement & Zoning

● Staff Management


● Commercial Sales

● Property Management

● Adobe


● Extensive Design Work

● Contract Resolution

● Microsoft Ofc Suite


Work History

Broker/President, Landhold Advisors, Inc (2001 to Present)

Commercial Real Estate   Brokerage 

● Transaction/Contract Review, Negotiation and   Management

● General Brokerage Management. Database, MLS,   Contacts Management, etc.

● Acquisition and Disposition

Asset Management

● Property Management of residential and   commercial real estate

Appraisal, Real   Estate

● Completed   core courses for Appraisal Licensing as a registered Appraisal Trainee with   Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board. Provided appraisal   service to clients in commercial, land, & income producing assets.   Provided clients (& appraisers) with Broker Price Opinions

Entitlement, Feasibility   & Analysis 

● Site selection, determine Highest & Best   Use and Market Research

● Very successful track record working through   government processes with municipalities and government agencies, including   FEMA, ADA, TCEQ, and Certificated Utility Districts

● Numerous zoning cases, Expert Witness   Services, Tax Valuation Disputes

● Completed course curriculum for real estate   appraisal and worked under General Appraiser

● Proficient with numerous pro forma software   platforms

● Accomplished in procurement & abandonment   of R.O.W.s, easements, and zoning disputes


● Manage development projects 

● Effectively working with Project Managers and   contractors

● Procurement of permits, Certificates of   Occupancy, CLOMRs, etc.

Director of Real Estate, Lha Property Management (2006 to Present)

● Acquisition of Asset for client. Heavy   Industrial and Residential

● Property Rehab/Maintenance/Collections

● List/Lease Negotiations and Contracts

● Work with brokerages and agents

● Full service provider- account management,   deposits and distributions

Director of Real Estate Development, Starnes Consulting, Inc.   (civil engineer firm) (1997 to   2001)

● Business Development and Sales- procurement of   projects and developer clients

● Located sites optimal for development as SF   (over 2,000 lots), MF, or Senior Living residential

● Promoted & demonstrated the value of   developments to municipalities, highly effective at gaining support from   elected officials.  

● Intimate knowledge of entitlement, working   with municipality staff for efficient submittals

● Worked with client, engineer, surveyor, and   architects to aid in concept planning

● Identified clients’ needs and developed a   strategic marketing plan and recommended appropriate budgets that ensured   results

● Often, Pre-Sold zoned product to End-Users   prior to Closing on our Acquisition

President, Full House International, Inc (1989 to 1996)

● Contracted Tarrant County land

● Secured zoning and permits from Army Corps of   Engineers and all applicable municipalities

● Acquired the Land

● Negotiated entry into the city of Grapevine,   TX city limits

● Municipality Liaison

● Developed facility and promoted use thereof 



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