Monthly Archives: July 2017

Retail rebalances as growth cycle matures

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July 25, 2017

By: Mark Raines, senior vice president, JLL Houston

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With a maturing demand cycle and almost 4.1 million square feet of space under construction, Houston’s retail landscape is stabilizing from the record-setting pace of the last several quarters.

Pent-up demand from years of strong population growth and muted retail construction have driven rapid… Read More

They call him “Papa Gator”

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July 19, 2017

“He’s been here since dirt.”

That’s often how Senior Chief Engineer Jacques Legrand’s colleagues describe his tenure at 1515/1555 Poydras, a two-building, Class A office complex in New Orleans.

Affectionately known by friends and family as “Papa Gator,” Jacques celebrated his 35-year anniversary as an engineer at 1515/1555 Poydras, on May… Read More

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Record amount of “big-box” space to deliver in Houston

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July 6, 2017

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

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Houston is rising as a big-box market thanks to strong population growth and the expansion of e-commerce and consumer goods. This year, the market is set to deliver a record seven warehouse and distribution facilities of greater than 400,000 square… Read More

Weak tenant demand continues drag on Houston office market

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July 5, 2017

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

tenant demandWeak tenant demand driven by ongoing uncertainty in the oil and gas industry continues to be a drag on Houston’s office market.

State of the office market

Houston continues to see more of the languid leasing activity that has come… Read More