We are Campus and Central Properties, a full-service residential and multi-family real estate company in Austin, Texas.
Founded in 1996, we have established a reputation of being dependable and straightforward among the real estate community around the University of Texas campus and Central Austin area. Our expert team offers unparalleled experience in the campus and central Austin area real estate markets – we live, eat, and breathe this area giving us a competitive advantage over bigger national players and outside groups.
We focus on what we are good at – residential leasing and sales, multi-family acquisitions, redevelopment opportunities, and property management. We have been a principal to over $50 million in multi-family/residential real estate in the last 20 years, with $20 million of that in the last 3 years. Additionally, we have brokered over $100 million in residential sales in the last 20 years, and currently manage a portfolio of over 200 units with a rent roll of $250,000/month.
To us, real estate is more than just a business – we believe it is the engine that drives our nation and it just so happens it’s what we love to do. From our clients, to investors, to sellers, to bankers and beyond, we look forward to building real and lasting relationships with whom we do business.
Nick Cochrane – Broker/Principal [email protected]
Nick started in real estate 25 years ago while attending the University of Texas and lived in West Campus 3 of the 4 years he was a student. The Fort Worth native has lived in Austin since 1987 and knows the campus and Central Austin market better than anyone. Nick oversees all operations of the company and works closely with property owners and investors to ensure their assets are properly leased and managed. To date, Nick has sold or been a principal in over $140 million in transactions around the Austin area and has built a reputation of being a straight shooter. With his vast knowledge of the market, experience in all sorts of residential and multi-family real estate transactions, Nick brings to the table a masterful guide in the relentless pursuit of real estate opportunities and service to clients.
Jesse Mamuhewa – Realtor/Principal [email protected]
Jesse started in real estate at Campus and Central Properties 5 years ago while attending the University of Texas and has lived in Austin since 1998. He began doing leasing, sales, and property management then moved on to partner with Nick on multi-family acquisitions. To date, Jesse has sold or been a principal in over $35 million in transactions, all around the University of Texas and Central Austin area. Jesse works closely with local sellers and investors to find new opportunities and provides financial acumen through putting together complex models and proformas to execute on them. With his extensive local market experience, Jesse is able to provide clients and partners a sound judgement when it comes to their investments.
Bob Cochrane – Broker [email protected]
Bob Cochrane is a licensed Real Estate Broker with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma. Bob spent over 30 years in residential and commercial sales and management. He joined and assisted in the startup of Campus & Central Properties and for the past 20 years he has excelled in selling parents and leasing students in the UT Campus area and Central Austin. He is well known as a trusted Realtor who will make every effort to find the “right” property for his client.
Erik Schuman – Front Desk
Erik is our blind receptionist. He handles the front of the office. He has been answering the phones and greeting newcomers now for 2 1/2 years. When he’s not at work he likes to play drums in local bands and take long walks on the beach with his cat domino.
Robert Castillo – Maintenance [email protected]
Robert Castillo has been involved in property maintenance and improvements for over 20 years. There isn’t much about our properties he doesn’t know since he has been with Campus & Central Properties for 11 years. This gives us a distinct advantage when it comes to proper care of our portfolio. Robert is able to quickly determine the cause of any issue and eliminate the guesswork of repairs. A professional in carpentry, remodeling, tile, mechanical, plumbing & minor electrical there is almost nothing he can’t tackle. He covers everything from handyman work orders and repairs to remodel of properties. His attention to detail and craft on these projects are often superior to what an outside vendor could achieve with several people. He is trusted for guidance on projects big and small and has been to our own homes because we were able to see his workmanship could not be denied.