Texas Commercial Real Estate Firm
Sean Cummings: Developer/Owner
The founder and original principal of Quest Realty, Inc., Sean Cummings, began his career in real estate in the early 1980's after receiving his Bachelors of Business Administration in Real Estate Finance from Texas Tech University. Sean received his Brokers license in 1985, and in 1986, he founded Quest Realty, Inc. As the owner of Quest Realty, Inc., Sean managed over 30 agents and personally closed over 1,200 real estate transactions as a licensed real estate broker.
Beginning in 1993, Sean founded Templar Homes, a residential development company. He managed all facets of construction on approximately 100 houses with sale prices as high as $3.5 million. After six years of working as a custom home builder, Sean transitioned his business towards the commercial development of office condominiums and retail centers, fouding Templar Development, Inc. in 2005. Sean has successfully developed, built and sold six office condominium projects in Austin, totaling well over 250,000 square feet. He currently manages and oversees the design, entitlements, construction, and disposition of property for Templar Development as well as a number of partnerships. He is currently coordinating projects on five tracts of land in the Austin area which total a planned 210,000 square feet of mixed retail and office uses to be developed over the next four years.
While Sean still oversees the development side of his projects, he is also still an active broker for Quest Realty, Inc. With over 30 years’ experience as a Real Estate Broker, Sean assists his agents in the market dynamics and analysis, along with strategies for the successful closing of the transaction.
John Cummings: Director of Marketing and Sales
John was born and raised in Austin, Texas and graduated Westlake High School in 2011. Succeeding his education at Westlake, John was accepted into the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado at Boulder. While studying in Colorado, he discovered his passion for marketing and real estate. In May 2015, John graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing. In June 2015, he accepted his position as Director of Marketing and Sales with Quest Realty Inc. Since obtaining his license in October 2015, John has assisted in the sale and acquisition of over $50,000,000 worth of office, retail, multifamily and residential projects. John specializes in marketing, tenant representation, property sales and land acquisition in his role with Quest Realty and is a member of the Texas Association of Realtors and the Austin Board of Realtors.