April 20, 2017
April 13, 2017
By: Mark Raines, Senior Vice President
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
April 12, 2017
A 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:
- Reduce occupancy costs
- Generate more revenue
- Improve capital management
- Ensure maintenance of all capital assets, not just real estate
- Delegate energy … Read More
April 5, 2017
By: Ronnie Deyo, executive vice president and office team lead, JLL Houston
Despite 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
April 4, 2017
By: Jeff Venghaus, executive vice president and industrial lead, JLL Houston
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
March 30, 2017
A strategic partnership for facility plant operations delivers benefits in the form of reduced costs, streamlined operations and an enhanced patient experience. It also allows hospital leadership to focus on its intended, core competencies.
In part one of this two-part series, we explore five reasons to form a strategic partnership for healthcare facility… Read More
March 29, 2017
By: Simmi Jaggi, senior vice president
More than 440 grocery stores opened in the U.S. in 2016. The Lone Star State was home to the most new grocery store openings with 3.04 million square feet or 16.13 percent of new grocery space leased. Much of this expansion was driven by Kroger and H-E-B… Read More
March 10, 2017
This is the second in a two-part series focused on exploring factors that make Houston a compelling destination for warehouse, distribution and fulfillment centers and what each of Houston’s top industrial submarkets have to offer developers and end-users from a supply chain perspective.
As discussed in the first part of this series, Houston makes a strong case as a link in major U.S. and global supply chains. However, the complexity of distribution and… Read More
March 2, 2017
This is the first in a two-part series exploring factors that make Houston a compelling destination for warehouse, distribution and fulfillment centers, and what each of Houston’s top industrial submarkets have to offer developers and end-users from a supply chain perspective.
Supply chain importance intensifies
Increasing transportation costs, the rising importance of sustainability goals and more demanding service requirements are pushing companies to be closer to their customers. However, navigating a supply… Read More