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Tray Bates, SIOR, CCIM, CIPS

Bates Commercial

Contact Details

Bates Commercial
P.O. Box 60926
Corpus Christi, TX
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Phone: (361) 434-0036

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  • CCIM - Certified Commercial Investment Member since 1997, SIOR - Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® Office Specialist since 2002, CIPS - Certified International Property Specialist since 2014


  • Texas Christian University M.J. Neeley School of Business Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance with Real Estate Concentration 1993, Texas Real Estate Salesman License 1993, Texas Real Estate Broker License 1998


  • 2009 Corpus Christi Association of Realtors® - Realtor® of the Year, 2002 Dallas Business Journal "Heavy Hitter"

Areas Of Practice

  • Brokerage Management
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Services
  • Distribution & Logistics
  • Investments
  • Landlord
  • Sale/Leasing
  • Tenant Representation


Tray Bates is the President and Broker of Bates Commercial LLC, a commercial real estate brokerage and consulting firm based in Corpus Christi, Texas. Tray focuses on providing a high level of professionalism and expertise for his clients by being thorough in his market analysis and providing quantitative analysis for effective decision making. Trays serves as President of the South Texas Commercial Association of REALTORS and is a Past Chairman of the Corpus Christi Association of Realtors®, Vice Chairman of the Corpus Christi Downtown Management District, and is a graduate of the 2012 National Association of Realtors® Leadership Academy. Tray is originally from Corpus Christi, Texas and is a third generation commercial real estate broker with experience throughout Texas from Dallas-Fort Worth to South Texas.