ITRA Global

Don Cox


1201 West Sixth Street Austin, Texas 78703 USA
+1 (512) 478-1711

Austin, Texas

Commercial real estate

Don Cox Company

For 23 years, Don Cox has been exclusively representing tenants and buyers to find and negotiate the best terms for office space and industrial/warehouse space in Austin.  Whether a 57,000 sf law firm lease or a 102,000 sf industrial building purchase (for which he won Austin Business Journal’s “Transaction of the Year” award), he has the well-earned reputation for negotiating the best terms for his clients.

He is known, and respected, for his creativity in achieving results for clients who previously thought that their space needs were unattainable. Don and his associates are also known for their work ethic and "leave no stone unturned" mentality.

Don is a charter member of the Commercial Leasing Brokers Association, and the Austin office of International Tenant Representative Alliance (ITRA Global). Other positions include Board of Directors of the Paramount and State Theaters, Austin Theater Alliance, and the Austin Lyric Opera. He has also served as Vice-Chair of Economic Development for the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce.

Throughout his career, Don has won many accolades for his outstanding service to his clients.  Two Transaction of the Year awards from Austin Business Journal, numerous ABJ Heavy Hitters rankings as well as CoStar Power Broker awards.

Don is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin in addition to Leadership Austin. With his wife Sue, who has her own residential real estate firm, they have four sons: Brett, Mike, Matt and Erik, all of whom are gainfully employed – retail, television/film, financial advisor and construction manager.


Tenant Representation

• Sale Lease-backs

• Commercial Condos

• Purchase & Owner/Users

• Subleasing, Assignment, Disposition

• Leasing and Renewals

• Broker Opinions of Value

Practice Areas

• Biotech & Life-sciences Laboratories

• Non-profits

• Law firms

• Work/Live

• Data-center & Colocation centers

• Co-working & office sharing

• Office

• Medical & Dental

• Yard space & parking lots

• Warehouse & Storage

• Light manufacturing & Shop

• Flex & R&D Showrooms

• Distribution centers

• Industrial

• Retail

Following are a few interesting facts about Austin and its commercial real estate market…

  • Austin is the 16th largest city in the United States, the capital of Texas, and was once its own Republic (1836-1846).
  • Home to the University of Texas (Longhorns), one of the largest and most respected universities in the nation/world. Enrollment: 52,059. Avg SAT Score: 1901. Avg ACT Score: 29.
  • The Austin area is home to 12 other 4-year colleges/universities (combined enrollment: 52,931) and Austin Community College (enrollment: 43,315). Over 40% of Austin area residents age 25 and over hold a bachelor’s degree.
  • Austin is a creative, young (median age: 31) vibrant, entrepreneurial city with 229 days of sunshine annually, proud of its tatoos of “Keep Austin Weird” and “Live Music Capital of the World.”
  • The best state for future job growth and economic climate.” - Forbes
  • One of the hottest start-up cities in the U.S. – RJMetrics
  • 3rd on America’s Coolest Cities list. – Forbes
  • One of the best cities for Women in the Workforce as well as LGBT. − NerdWallet
  • 3rd in the U.S. to educate, entertain and exhaust your kids! − Macaroni Kid