Patsy Fretwell is the Research Manager for Avison Young’s Houston Office, where she is responsible for leading the market research and analysis for various sectors of the commercial real estate industry. With more than 35 years of research and statistical analysis experience, she produces market-area statistical reports and project-specific custom reports for client presentations. Her extensive knowledge of interpreting data in the quantitative and qualitative analysis of commercial real estate trends is key to serving the needs of Avison Young’s clients.
Prior to Avison Young, Fretwell was the Senior Market Analyst for Commercial Gateway, where she created and maintained a commercial online database for 15 years. She compiled quarterly statistics for publication and wrote articles analyzing market trends for the Houston Realtor Magazine and the Houston Business Journal. She previously conducted a semi-annual lot price survey and completed primary research for various MUD and feasibility reports while at CDS Market Research. She also formerly served as the Research and Communications Director for both The Horne Company and Grubb & Ellis in Houston.
Houston Commercial Real Estate Research Forum – Founding member and former president
The Houston Economics Club – Board Member
Women in Communications, Houston Chapter – Formerly served in several leadership roles
University of Houston (USA) - Bachelor of Arts Journalism and History Education; Cum Laude