Vic Pierson Award for Iconic Realtor

The Regional Chamber of Commerce has a paid tribute to the people and organizers who have helped to strengthen the local community. Broker Tom Schwenk of Tom’s Galveston Real Estate was awarded the Vic Pierson Award for his commitment to fostering the growth of young professionals. Representatives from the C Crewe, the Chamber’s group for […]

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Iconic Galveston Broker Launches His Own Real Estate Company

Real Estate Broker Tom Schwenk is launching his own company, Tom’s Galveston Real Estate, in January 2018 to make it easier for people buy, sell and lease Galveston. “I’m passionate about Galveston and all the features that make it such a great place to live, work and play. After many years of working for other […]

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Come To Downtown Galveston For The Holiday Season!

It truly is the most wonderful time of the year in Galveston as our downtown comes alive with holiday festivals and events. I’ve had an office in The Strand for five years and each holiday season downtown is more spectacular than the previous one. This year is no exception with the return of some old […]

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Fadden Building On The Strand

Tom Schwenk has sold the Fadden Building at 2410 The Strand has been sold. It was co-listed by Tom and Houston broker Randall Moudray. Lucky Chopra purchased the building and will redevelop it as a bar. He is well known for his commitment to redeveloping historic buildings in Galveston and Austin. Tom Schwenk says he […]

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Disco On The Dock – What A Night!

The Sea Star Base hosted the Disco on the Dock gala recently. It was a wonderful night that recaptured all the fun of the legendary nightclub Studio 54. The gala was in my honor and I was proud to see it was a completely sold out event. There was dancing, diner, cocktails and a silent […]

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Twelve Project’s Hidden Galveston

I got a real kick out of being a participant in this year’s Twelve Project. Each year 12 Island residents capture their view of life on Galveston Island using the same film camera, an Olympus Trip 35, with the choice of black and white or color film. I chose black and white film and set […]

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Studio 54 Disco on the Dock

I’m going to be honored by the Sea Star Base of Galveston at a gala benefiting community sailing. It’s going to be a fabulous night of celebration with a golden theme – “Studio 54 Disco on the Dock”. Make sure you save the date for Friday October 20, 2017. If you want more information or […]

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Our City With a Soul

Congratulation to the Galveston County Daily News for celebrating its 175th Anniversary. In my advertisement to honor the occasion I found the perfect quote – “My theory was that a city without a newspaper is a city without a soul.” The Daily News certainly gives our city a soul and helps ensure we remain connected […]

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Summer Social on Galveston Island

On Wednesday July 26 there will be a Summer Social for the membership of the Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council. Starting at 6pm there will be a silent auction, light bites and beverages. It will be held at 2301 The Strand in the Topgallant room upstairs in the League Building. It’s the perfect time to […]

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Oh Brother, What a Property!

Local contractor Chris Arneson has built a beautiful two story home at 9815 Tulum Court in Campeche Shores which is currently on the market for $339,900. Chris recently had his own brush with fame as the lead contractor on Jonathan Scott’s team for the HGTV’s “Brother vs Brother” special in Galveston. Pictured below are Chris […]

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