Category Archives: Houston

Houston data center market limps along as global demand races ahead

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Sept. 20, 2018

data center market

Global data center markets set a strong tone in the first half of 2018 with steady absorption and leasing volume.

Users’ insatiable need for data center capacity is only expected to increase as a growing number of companies leverage blockchain and other emerging technologies.

Global absorption totaled 421.2 megawatts in… Read More

Houston makes strides in key piece of life science puzzle

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Aug. 16, 2018

life science

Last year, life sciences venture capital in Houston was up 300 percent over 2016 levels. The city also recorded increases in both life sciences employment and the number of life sciences establishments. Still, Houston has a ways to go before it contends with other, more established life science clusters.

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New construction providing needed options to industrial tenants

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July 12, 2018

industrial construction

With a market-wide vacancy rate of 4.9 percent, Houston’s 10.6 million-square-foot industrial construction pipeline is providing much needed options to tenants in the market, and they’re taking advantage of new supply.

According to JLL research, construction activity grew for the fourth quarter in a row and is up 80.5 percent… Read More

Leasing, construction, vacancy – the latest from Houston’s office market

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July 9, 2018

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

Houston’s office market faced all-too-familiar headwinds of low leasing activity, rising vacancy, and softening rental rates during the second quarter of 2018. Despite a few signs of improving conditions earlier this year, the market has a long way to go before it regains equilibrium.

Here’s a look at where Houston’s office market stands today.

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Houston eagerly awaits energy-sector occupancy growth

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June 1, 2018

By: Bruce Rutherford, International Director, JLL Global Energy Practice Group

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Energy-related tenants have accounted for a significant portion of Houston’s office leasing activity over the past 12 months. In fact, one-third of tenants with active requirements in the market are energy-related. This activity, however, has brought with it very little in… Read More

Real estate a savings vehicle for healthcare systems facing increasing cost pressures

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May 8, 2018

Chris Wadley

Houston healthcare real estate expert Chris Wadley recently joined the Houston office of JLL as Senior Vice President and Houston Healthcare Lead.

Chris will oversee the growth of our Houston Healthcare Practice, including tenant representation, agency leasing, capital markets transactions and construction management for hospitals, health systems, life… Read More

Houston multifamily market marches toward stabilization

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May 2, 2018

Houston multifamily

Strong population growth and an improving economy have buoyed the Houston multifamily market, even as people begin moving back into their homes following Hurricane Harvey. The multifamily sector has been in recovery over the last few quarters and is poised to continue its positive momentum in 2018.

Houston absorbed approximately… Read More