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Wayne Swearingen

Wayne Swearingen

Glacier Commercial Realty

Wayne B. Swearingen is a 50-year leader leader in Texas commercial real estate. After heading the real estate department of Fidelity Union Life Insurance Co., he went on to form and lead the office division of Henry S. Miller Co. He launched The Swearingen Co. in 1972, specializing in the sale, leasing and management of commercial properties; in 1990 he formed Barclay Commercial Group Inc. to provide consulting and brokerage services. It now operates under the Glacier Commercial Realty banner. Swearingen is among a select group of professionals to have earned the prestigious Counselor of Real Estate designation, awarded by the American Society of Real Estate Counselors.

Stories by Wayne Swearingen

Commercial Real Estate

Wayne Swearingen: The 72-Story Story

This September Bank of America Plaza will celebrate its 30th anniversary. Here's how the tallest building in Dallas came to be built.
Commercial Real Estate

Wayne Swearingen: The Story of Cityplace

Cityplace, the iconic 42-story tower along North Central Expressway, has been in the news lately, as new owner Parmenter Realty Partners is in the planning stages for development of the surrounding land. The office tower has a special place in my heart, as my colleague King Laughlin and I helped put the deal together. It was huge—and hugely complicated! Land assemblage alone involved more than 1,000 different parcels. It's believed to be the largest urban land assemblage undertaken completely with private funds.
Commercial Real Estate

Wayne Swearingen: Revitalizing the Office Market in Dallas’ Inner Core

In the past few months, there have been several large and relatively new office towers in the inner core of Dallas that have lost major tenants and are now in financial trouble with lenders. Loans are in default, as occupancy nears 50 percent or less.