A Category 4 storm. Taking the company private. Adopting new technology. Michael Fransen builds value as Chief Operating Officer of Parkway, Inc. He has led a thriving organization through all manner of turbulence, navigating major planned and unplanned shifts in Houston’s vibrant commercial real estate market.
Join Geoff Lewis, our Chief Product Officer as he undertakes a conversation with Mike in a webinar detailing the evolution of Parkway’s relationship with Honest Buildings. Parkway boasts time savings of up to 20% on project bidding and tracking since implementing our platform, granting them a measurable competitive advantage in making upgraded properties available to prospective tenants sooner.
How Parkway, Fransen, and his team built an adaptable culture, navigating constant change and an evolving industry.
Best practices for project management, reporting, and planning.
Real ROI attributable to adopting Honest Building’s technology platform.
The analysis that led Parkway to rely upon Honest Buildings as their core technology partner.
Fransen joined Parkway in 2006 and is currently responsible for Parkway's operations. He oversees all day-to-day operations for the company including property management, construction management, leasing, and budgeting. Prior to Parkway, Fransen spent five years serving in the US Army where he worked in finance with assignments in Kosovo and with the Defense Intelligence Agency. He received an MBA from Yale University's School of Management and a BS in Systems Engineering from West Point.
As Chief Product Officer, Lewis ensures that the Honest Buildings platform is intuitive, intelligent and easy to use for our customers. After a year researching energy efficiency and green tech as a Fulbright Scholar in China, he spent several years in private equity with a focus on technology investments. Lewis started at Honest Buildings as the Head of Business Development, where he helped develop a 'customer-first' account team. He received a BA in Mathematics from Pomona College.
Parkway is a leading real estate owner and operator in Texas. Their portfolio consists of approximately 8.7 million rentable square feet of class A office assets in the Houston, Texas market.