Premier Elevates Rex Tullius to VP of Development

Premier, an end-to-end architecture, interior design, procurement, and project management firm, is pleased to announce that Vice President of Strategic Partnerships Rex Tullius has been appointed Vice President of Development. Drawing upon his knowledge and experience as a developer, Tullius will lead the firm into a new era of growth by strengthening its relationships with various stakeholders throughout the development process.

“Tullius has played an integral role in building our project portfolio,” said Hector Sanchez, CEO of Premier and Ashford’s Head of Hotel Development. “We see a tremendous opportunity to accelerate our growth through strategic partnerships and investments. Tullius has extensive real estate development experience and invaluable relationships with key partners within hospitality and other industries, and we’re excited to have him step into this new role.

As Vice President of Development, Rex will be responsible for orchestrating the parties within the development process, leading the interplay between finance, leasing, and construction, and spearheading entitlements and government relations. Within this role, Rex will work to strengthen relationships with cities, co-developers, and various stakeholders throughout the development process to grow Premier’s development pipeline. Rex will also be responsible for aiding in business development by introducing clients to Premier’s comprehensive offerings.

“Since joining Premier over a year ago, I have been able to shape my career path and foster new relationships with domestic hospitality owners and investors to grow Premier’s portfolio,” says Rex Tullius. “I see this next step as an exciting opportunity to further strengthen our presence within the industry. I look forward to working alongside the leadership team to create new connections.”

Tullius is an accomplished and respected industry veteran and brings a unique skillset and in-depth industry experience to his new role. Having been a developer in previous positions, he possesses the ability to streamline the development process and provide consultative solutions to his clients. Before joining Premier, Tullius worked at Legacy Development as a President. There, he gained experience working on all aspects of the project development life-cycle across various asset classes and capital stacks.

About Premier

Dallas-based Premier is a full-service firm with over 25 years of expertise across architecture, interior design, procurement, project management, construction development and contract administration. With all services yielded under one roof, Premier’s team is in constant pursuit of finding innovative solutions to the hospitality, multifamily and student housing industry’s increasingly complex problems; from straightforward soft goods refreshes to transformative custom designs for renovations, redevelopments and new developments, their team of professionals is dedicated to excellence across a multitude of market sectors. From concept to completion, Premier provides consultative services that are unmatched, bringing their clients’ vision for the built environment to life. For more information, please visit

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