Limestone Commercial Real Estate team joins SVN | J. Beard Real Estate – Greater Houston

Proven Houston industry CRE group accesses global entity for greater client service opportunities.

November 9, 2021, Houston, Texas     The Limestone Commercial Real Estate brokerage group has recently joined with SVN | J. Beard Real Estate – Greater Houston, which is a part of the globally-recognized commercial real estate entity SVN International Corp.®.


Limestone founder Brandi McDonald Sikes will serve as Senior Advisor and Principal in the Houston office, working with Jeff Beard, CCIM, Managing Director of SVN | J. Beard Real Estate – Greater Houston.


In the last four years, McDonald Sikes and her team closed $414M in transaction volume, totaling 1.5M+ square feet, including the corporate relocation of Marathon Oil under her leadership.


Limestone was recently awarded the office leasing for Midway’s East River development. The premier 150-acre waterfront property provides innovative office space, curated retail and programmed spaces in a pedestrian environment with outdoor connections to more than a mile of bayou trails and natural areas in Houston’s historic Fifth Ward.

Prior to founding Limestone in 2017, McDonald Sikes served in several executive roles with some of the industry’s largest commercial real estate firms. She is an award-winning and respected industry expert to her clients and allies, as well as an in-demand speaker within the professional community.


McDonald Sikes and Beard are long-time colleagues in the commercial real estate industry. They share a passion for building collaborative, diverse and inclusive environments with shared core values in order to deliver across comprehensive real estate service lines.


“We are so excited for Brandi and her team to join forces with us,” said Beard. “Brandi is a proven leader and fixture in our commercial real estate industry. I could not think of a better person to help jumpstart SVN J Beard Real Estate – Greater Houston.” 


SVN is a Boston-based, globally-recognized commercial real estate brand that is hyper-focused on creating value with their clients, colleagues and communities across their 200+ offices worldwide.


McDonald Sikes added, “I am proud to be a part of this solid, service alliance. It showcases the best of both worlds, as I’ve experienced serving clients from both larger and smaller organizations. Through it, we will be able to continue to provide the boutique-style service that Limestone and J. Beard are known for. However, we will now access SVN’s resources to empower our people to create amazing value for our clients and serve beyond the transaction. This is the perfect time to leverage up as we expand Houston’s corporate core to the east side and celebrate the completion of Marathon Oil Tower on the west.”   



Based in The Woodlands, Texas, SVN | J. Beard Real Estate – Greater Houston is among the largest commercial real estate firms in greater Houston, coming in at No. 14 on the 2021 Houston Business Journal’s list of largest firms by total number of local professionals. In 2020, the company had 27 licensed professionals in Houston. For more information, visit



The SVN® organization is a globally recognized commercial real estate entity united by a shared vision of creating value with clients, colleagues, and our communities. The SVN® brand is comprised of over 1,620 Advisors and staff in more than 200 offices across the globe in six countries. SVN’s unique Shared Value Network® is just one of the many ways that SVN Advisors create amazing value with our clients, colleagues, and communities. For more information, visit

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