Wulfe & Co. is a Houston based commercial retail real estate brokerage, development and property management firm founded in 1985 by Edmond D. Wulfe. Ed's career spanned 57 years in commercial real estate, community redevelopment and civic leadership.
A graduate of Texas A&M University, Wulfe began his career as a mechanical engineer and made his move into real estate in 1960. He spent seventeen years at Weingarten Realty where he rose to Executive Vice President and a member of its Board of Directors. In 1985, he launched Wulfe & Co., a commercial real estate brokerage and development firm. During his real estate career, he was involved in all aspects of the development and operation of shopping centers and commercial properties, including serving as a Vice President and a Board member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.
Wulfe's innovative development of the high profile BLVD Place received the Houston Business Journal's 2015 Landmark Award for Mixed-Use development. Wulfe's redevelopment of Gulfgate Shopping Center and the resulting revitalization of the surrounding area generated ULI's 2012 Development of Distinction Award and two 2003 Landmark Awards for Gulfgate as the "Best Commercial Real Estate Rehabilitation/Renovation Project" and the "Best Impact on the Community Project", and his renovation of Meyerland Plaza Shopping Center earned two Legacy Awards for "Deals That Made a Difference" in 1995 and 1996.
Beginning in 1998, Wulfe served as Chairman of the Mayor's Main Street Coalition. In 2003, he successfully chaired a citywide referendum to expand Houston's light rail and transit systems. In 2012 he Co-Chaired the City's successful $100 million Parks Bond issue Campaign, served as Chairman of the Stadium Land Redevelopment Committee and Co-Chairman of the Broadway Scenic Enhancement Committee. He was a past Chairman of the Board and President of the Houston Symphony and a founding member of the Greater Houston Partnership's Quality of Life Committee and the Steering Committee of Houston's Quality of Life Coalition.
Wulfe was a member of the Executive Committees of the Greater Houston Partnership, the Symphony and Scenic Houston. He also served on the Boards of Trees for Houston; Uptown Houston, Texas Bowl, Holocaust Museum Houston, the Foundation of the Texas Heart Institution, and the Methodist Hospital Center for Performing Arts Medicine. He was a past President of Congregation Emanu El, past Chairman of the Urban Land Institute's Houston District Council and past President of Holocaust Museum Houston.