Yearly Archives: 2017

Five surprising places to find tech talent

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June 23, 2017

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The war for talent is competitive. And in the world of tech, it’s downright fierce.

Particularly in powerhouse tech hubs like Silicon Valley and San Francisco, historically low unemployment levels have made it even more difficult for tech companies looking to hire.

While leveraged and expensive tech pools have created barriers to entry in… Read More

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The human experience in the future of work

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June 16, 2017

human experienceThe world of work is changing and the landscape of real estate has evolved. What was once about acquiring and managing buildings has become a strategic lever for transformation, enabling organizations to achieve broader business agendas. Relationships between organizations and the people they serve, employ and partner with are evolving, and technology… Read More

JLL’s National Disposition Services team on malls, internet resistance and fast food

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June 7, 2017

Our brokerage platform continues to expand, and last month industry veterans Donna Kolius, Pierce Owens and Kaylie Walker joined JLL in Houston. The team focuses on multi-market dispositions, national portfolio strategies, and sale leasebacks for corporations, private equity firms, real estate investment trusts, investors and retailers.

They recently returned from ICSC RECon. Here’s what they had to say about some key takeaways from the shopping center industry’s largest convention.… Read More

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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