GRS Group Expands Into Dallas
April 16, 2013
GRS Group, a provider of commercial real estate assessment services and title services, announced an expansion of its footprint into Dallas. Specifically, GRS Title Services LLC is now a licensed commercial title insurance agency in Texas.
To build out the team in Dallas, the firm has hired industry veteran Suzette Switzer Hinds to oversee the title operations.
As a nationally recognized commercial real estate attorney, Hinds has joined GRS Group’s Dallas team as an escrow officer and business development director. Hinds will focus on commercial real estate transactions and major client development across the full array of GRS Group services. These include title insurance, escrow, closing, environmental assessments, property condition assessments, construction loan advisory, valuation, survey and zoning.
“I am very excited to be a part of GRS Group’s continued expansion in Texas,” Hinds said. “GRS Group is an amazing, forward-thinking company that truly understands the value of uncompromised customer service. This focus on core values has made GRS Group the industry standard in delivering an integrated suite of commercial real estate services — assisting customers to achieve their goals with timeliness and accuracy.”
Hinds is a licensed attorney in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. She began her legal career in private practice, and moved to the land title insurance business in 1993. There, she worked for Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Co. as underwriting counsel, claims counsel and title education facilitator. Her role then expanded to working with title agencies, closing many types of commercial real estate transactions, including office buildings, multifamily, hotels, retail, industrial, land development, sale/leaseback, ranch/farmland, parking facilities, construction and permanent loans, acquisition or liquidation of loan and real property portfolios and IRC 1031 tax-deferred exchanges.
“GRS Group is very fortunate to have Suzette join the team,” said Dennis Vendetti, managing director of GRS Title Services. “We’re thrilled to expand our presence in Texas and Suzette brings a wealth of experience to our growing list of high profile commercial clients throughout the world. Like many of our current customers, our Texas clients will now discover, even more, how GRS Group’s expanded service offerings contribute to the success of their current and future real estate transactions.”
GRS Group is an authorized title insurance agent for Fidelity, Chicago, First American, Commonwealth and Old Republic.