Real estate: an increasingly critical factor in deploying healthcare

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May 26, 2017

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Health systems have made great strides in keeping patients healthier by providing more care outside of the main hospital facility walls. Decisions about where to deliver care can reduce costs for hospitals and patients alike, while also creating new sources of revenue to hospital systems.

Location is an increasingly critical factor in determining future… Read More

Multifamily recovery could come sooner than originally thought

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May 11, 2017

multifamily 2Houston’s multifamily market is working to rebalance following an influx of new units to the market over the last three years. However, recovery may come sooner than originally thought thanks to a diminished development pipeline, strong first quarter absorption, and positive population and job growth.

Here are three things to know about Houston’s multifamily market right now.

1. Supply outpaces demand by 4 to… Read More
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How E-Commerce Increases Demand for Labor

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April 25, 2017

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With e-commerce driving industrial real estate demand nationwide, the need for warehouse labor has also increased dramatically.

From 2010 to 2014, e-commerce was the third most active industrial sector, accounting for 16.1 percent of all “big-box” transactions nationally, just behind traditional retail and consumer non-durables. However, over the last two years, not only hasRead More

10 things you should know about the Houston sublease market

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April 20, 2017

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1) Houston’s office sublease inventory decreased by 480,000 square feet in the fourth quarter of 2016 and again by 395,000 square feet in the first quarter of this year. 2) Total office sublease inventory currently sits at approximately 11.3 million square feet. 3) Class A space accounts for 79.2 percent of total available sublease
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Retail Supply Shows Signs of Catching Up with Demand

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April 13, 2017

By: Mark Raines, Senior Vice President

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Houston’s retail supply is finally beginning to satiate the red-hot demand of the latest growth cycle.

The city’s retail construction pipeline decreased in the first quarter of this year, settling at 2.7 million square feet. This represents a significant, but ultimately inevitable decrease from the cycle high of… Read More

Top Benefits of a Partnership for Healthcare Facility Operations (Part 2 of 2)

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April 12, 2017

facility operationsA strategic partnership for facility operations can be an enormous advantage to hospitals and health systems. In part one of this two-part series, we explored the following benefits of forming a partnership for healthcare facility operations:

  1. Reduce occupancy costs
  2. Generate more revenue
  3. Improve capital management
  4. Ensure maintenance of all capital assets, not just real estate
  5. Delegate energy
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Silver Linings Emerge Despite Challenges in Houston Office Market

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April 5, 2017

By: Ronnie Deyo, executive vice president and office team lead, JLL Houston

Houston office marketDespite increased optimism across the city, the Houston office market has a long road ahead before it works its way through the excess supply of space that has accumulated over the last two years.

A long road ahead

Large amounts of space… Read More

Industrial Market Normalizing After Furious Pace of Recent Years

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April 4, 2017

By: Jeff Venghaus, executive vice president and industrial lead, JLL Houston

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While Houston’s industrial market remains quite healthy, it is in the process of normalizing following the frenetic pace of 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Case in point: First quarter leasing activity declined for the third consecutive quarter, settling at 2.2 million square feet.… Read More