About Burns Commercial Properties

Years in Business

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Combined Years of Experience



Burns Commercial Properties, LLC is a full service commercial real estate company located in Tyler, Texas. 

Originally founded as Burns & Noble in 1991, our company is the largest full-service commercial real estate firm in the eastern region of Texas.  We continue to expand and grow with current leasing/management agreements exceeding 2.4 million square feet of commercial properties throughout East Texas. 

Burns Commercial Properties (BCP) is owned by Mark Whatley, CCIM, who along with founder Taylor Burns, have a combined experience of over Eighty years in the East Texas real estate market. This deep experience along with our professional team of accomplished Sales and Leasing Agents, enables BCP to bring a wealth of knowledge and commitment to the table for the benefit of our clients. 

Our Services

BCP is strictly a professional full-service commercial real estate services provider.

  • Property management, sales, leasing, and consulting services for a large variety of property owners throughout East Texas.
  • Client focused attention in the purchase or lease of commercial real estate.
  • Property disposition, site selection, market surveys, lease analysis, and advice concerning zoning, development, and property tax valuations.
  • $100+ millon dollars of transactions annually throughout Texas by our experienced BCP sales and leasing agents.

The Property Management division of BCP provides full-service property management for a diverse group of investors, with expert handling of office buildings, retail shopping centers, and industrial properties. With highly experienced Property Managers and an Accounting Department experienced in lease interpretation and tracking, billing and collection, BCP offers our clients the very best in property management solutions.


Burns Commercial Properties is well known and respected throughout the commercial real estate industry as the leading full-service firm in the East Texas market area.  BCP does not own commercial properties to ensure that there are no conflicts of interest with serving our clients and putting them first for their best value and highest gains.

Our firm’s reputation has made us known and sought after by national and regional companies, as well as with real estate brokerage firms from across the country, that want to work with BCP for commercial real estate transactions.

Burns Commercial Leadership

Taylor Burns

Brokerage Professional & Admin Manager

Mark Whatley

President & Chief Executive Officer


We are open and honest in everything we do and conduct business with the highest of standards.  We are honored to faithfully serve our clients and earn their trust. 


Our dedicated team with decades of combined experience is ready to serve you and optimize your buying, selling, or investment decisions.


We are uniquely equipped and staffed to broker and manage all of your property needs.


We want your business or investment to reach maximum potential and we have the knowledge, skills, staff, expertise, tools, and networking connections to prioritize and market your properties.