Steven R. Spillette
Years of Experience: 26
Master of Business Administration
Texas A&M, 2001
Master of City and Regional Planning
University of California Berkeley, 1995
Bachelor of Science,
Quantitative Economics and Applied Earth Sciences
Stanford University, 1990
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Steve Spillette is an Urban Development Strategist with diverse experience in real estate and urban planning. A native Houstonian, Steve joined the San Francisco office of the national real estate consulting firm Economics Research Associates after completing his undergraduate degree at Stanford. He assisted in performing a variety of market studies and financial pro-forma analyses for both private and public clients related to single family and multifamily residential, retail, office, industrial, hotel, meeting facilities, and golf, as well as significant public sector studies related to major investments and strategic initiatives. He focused on transportation and land use issues in both academic and professional work while attending the Community and Regional Planning program at the University of California at Berkeley.
Upon his return to Houston, Mr. Spillette joined the Uptown Houston Improvement District as Director of Planning and Development. He conducted the District’s economic research pertaining to office, retail, hotel, and residential markets plus public tax revenue generation, packaging his analysis in District marketing and public information documents. He also was responsible for creating and managing the District’s annual operating budget and monitoring District property values for revenue forecasting purposes. He was instrumental in creating the planning documents leading to the creation of the Uptown Houston Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone.
At Texas A&M University, he worked as a graduate assistant at the Real Estate Center and published several technical reports as well as articles in the Center’s periodical Tierra Grande. In 2001, he formed his firm, Spillette Consulting, which merged with CDS in 2013. Mr. Spillette is a member of the Houston chapters of the Urban Land Institute and the Congress for New Urbanism.
Mr. Spillette’s recent professional work includes: