Monthly Archives: January 2016

US Big Box Outlook: Big-box leasing remains strong

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Jan. 29, 2016

By: Eli Gilbert, Vice President of Research, JLL Houston

bigbox_leasingJLL’s “Big Box” Outlook examines warehouse facilities of at least 100,000 square feet located across the U.S. to evaluate leasing market fundamentals. This – when paired with demand requirements – gives an indication of where conditions are heading.

JLL’s latest outlook shows big-box leasing remains strong.

The report finds that several national economic indicators are… Read More

Categories: Industrial, Research.

Strong Houston Industrial Market Echoes Nationwide Trend

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Jan. 22, 2016

A national JLL report shows continuing strong industrial market fundamentals in 2016, echoing the continued tenacity of Houston’s industrial market despite ongoing challenges posed by record-low oil prices.

2015 came to a close with another year of healthy U.S. industrial commercial real estate activity.

  • U.S. industrial net absorption outpaced construction completions by nearly 50M SF in 2015.
  • 4th quarter’s U.S. industrial vacancy rate reached a 15-year low.
  • U.S. manufacturing continues to contract; yet
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Categories: Industrial, Research.

JLL Attends Davos 2016: WEF Annual Meeting

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Crowd aerial photo 02JLL joins the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas as a Strategic Partner to the World Economic Forum being held this week.

The World Economic Forum is an international organization for public-private cooperation that is committed to improving the state of the world. JLL’s Chairman Sheila Penrose, CEO Colin Dyer, CEO EMEA… Read More

Categories: JLL.

Q4 2015 Houston Industrial Insight and Market Statistics

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Jan. 13, 2016

Houston closes 2015 and begins an uneasy 2016

Report Suite IconDespite early fears of a slow year, Houston’s industrial market performed well in 2015, according to the latest Houston industrial report from JLL Research. The Impact from oil and M&A activity was isolated to the manufacturing side as several oil-field services companies closed secondary… Read More

Categories: Industrial, Research.

The Galleria submarket is at a tipping point

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Galleria submarketA new white paper from JLL Research finds that Houston’s Galleria submarket is at a tipping point.

The Galleria is one of the largest and most popular office submarkets in the Houston metro area, encompassing nearly 22 million square feet of Class A and B office space. With multiple ingress and egress points, an amenity-rich setting,… Read More

Categories: Research.

Q4 2015 Houston Office Insight and Market Statistics

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Jan. 4, 2016

2015 closes in the red as oil volatility catches up

imageLimited pockets of activity were not enough to offset significant losses in 2015. The fourth quarter concluded an uneven, yet eventful year for Houston’s office market with some positive events that helped lessen the impact of the decelerating Houston office market. A result of sustained low oil prices, M&A activity and right-sizing by companies contributed both to the dramatic slowdown in… Read More

Categories: Office.