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.
The Cochrane Boys
With a real estate journey that began in 1990 during my junior year at UT, I founded Campus & Central Properties in 1996. Over the years, my sons Chase and Lucas joined in 1998 and 2000, becoming integral to absorbing the wealth of real estate knowledge. Now, 22 years later, our dynamic team stands as a pinnacle of experience in UT campus and central Austin real estate. Let us guide you in finding the perfect property, potentially saving $100,000 in tuition over a 4-year period at UT.
Nick Cochrane – Broker/Principal
Nick started in real estate 34 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 $150 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.
Chase Cochrane – Real Estate Agent
Chase Cochrane is a licensed Real estate broker with a degree in Biology from Arizona State University. Chase spent his whole life learning the business from his dad, Nick Cochrane.
He was a member of the Lambda Chi fraternity at ASU. He joined Campus & Central Properties as an agent in 2022. He has a vast knowledge of all the properties in and around UT campus and central Austin. He currently lives Downtown and enjoys all that Austin has to offer.
Lucas Cochrane – Real Estate agent
Lucas Cochrane is a licensed Real estate broker with a degree in business law from Arizona State University. Lucas also spent his whole life learning the business from his dad, Nick Cochrane.
He was a member of the Kappa Alpha fraternity at ASU. He joined Campus & Central Properties as an agent in 2022. He too has a vast knowledge of all the properties in and around UT campus and central Austin. He currently lives Downtown with his brother and enjoys all the Austin has to offer as well.