Monthly Archives: March 2016

Office Stats Predict Villanova/OU Winner to Have “One Shining Moment”

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March 31, 2016

By: Graham Hildebrand, Research Manager, JLL Houston

The stage is set for Houston to host the NCAA Final Four and National Championship. Who will leave Clutch City having had “One Shining Moment”? We’re basing it all on the stats – office stats that is.

Our research team has run the numbers and predicts ultimate victory for the winner of the Villanova/Oklahoma game.

Instead of points-per-possession and 3-pointers made, several off-the-court statistics were… Read More

Categories: Houston, Office, Research.

2 Secrets to Unlocking Value in Industrial Mergers and Acquisitions

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March 29, 2016

Industrial mergers and acquisitionsIndustrial mergers and acquisitions are occurring at higher rates than ever.

According to Bloomberg, the fourth quarter of 2015 closed the year as the most active period in history. The total announced M&A transaction volume exceeded $1 trillion for the first time since 2007.

Activity has spanned a multitude of industries, but M&A transactions in the manufacturing, high-tech/semiconductor and 3PL… Read More

Categories: Industrial.

Vigavi Realty Breaks Ground on Tidal Tank Regional Center

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March 23, 2016

Vigavi realty breaks ground on Tidal Tank regional center.

Left to right: Jason Whittington (NAI Partners), David Brown (Tidal Tank), John Romain (Sprint Industrial Holdings), Sandy Scott (Sprint Industrial Holdings), Luis Villarreal (Vigavi), Terry Kennedy (Munson Kennedy), Troy Lovett (Vigavi), and Richard Quarles (JLL).

Yesterday, Vigavi Realty broke ground on a new industrial build-to-suit project in Thompson Ten… Read More

Nearing Completion, the Panama Canal Expansion

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March 21, 2016

By: John Talhelm, Senior Vice President, JLL Houston

The Panama Canal Expansion and the Port of HoustonThe Panama Canal expansion is without a doubt a global “game changer.”

Upon completion, it promises to deliver cost savings to companies needing to quickly transport goods and materials to market. This is increasingly important as organizations seek to stay competitive by operating the most cost-effective and… Read More