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

The company, originally Burns & Noble when formed in 1991, is currently the largest commercial real estate firm in the eastern region of Texas and continues to grow with leasing/management agreements for over 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 seventy years in the East Texas real estate market. Combined with that of our other Sales/Leasing Agents, BCP brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table for the benefit of our clients.

The company is strictly a service provider, providing property management, sales, leasing, and consulting services to a large variety of property owners throughout East Texas.

BCP provides sales and leasing services to property owners and we assist clients seeking to purchase or lease commercial real estate. Property disposition, site selection, market surveys, lease analysis, and advice concerning zoning, development, and property tax valuations are a few of the services the firm offers. Transactions have been completed over a broad area of the eastern region of Texas by Burns Commercial sales and leasing agents.

The Real Estate Management arm of the firm provides full-service property management for a diverse group of investors, handling office buildings, retail shopping centers, and industrial properties. With five richly experienced Property Managers and an Accounting Department well experienced in lease interpretation and tracking, billing and collection, we offer 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 firm in its market area. Transactions have been completed with numerous national and regional companies, as well as with real estate brokerage firms from across the country.


Taylor Burns, Brokerage Professional & Admin. Manager at Burns Commercial Properties

Taylor Burns

Brokerage Professional & Admin Manager

Mark Whatley

Mark Whatley

President & Chief Executive Officer


With thousands of dollars on the line, it’s important to do business with a firm trusted throughout East Texas.


Let a team with decades of combined experience be there with you to optimize your buying, selling or investment decisions.


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


We want your business or investment to reach maximum potential and we have the tools to make it happen.