Category Archives: Houston

Latest report shows industrial market firing on all cylinders

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Oct. 1, 2018

By: Jeff Venghaus, executive vice president and industrial lead

north submarketHouston’s industrial market is firing on all cylinders, as both tenants and landlords expand their positions in the market.

Tenants are opting for newer product and requiring larger spaces. In fact, 58 percent of third quarter leases were either a relocation or… Read More

Houston data center market limps along as global demand races ahead

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Sept. 20, 2018

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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

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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

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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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