Category Archives: Houston

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

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

Silver Linings Emerge Despite Challenges in Houston Office Market

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April 5, 2017

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

Houston office marketDespite increased optimism across the city, the Houston office market has a long road ahead before it works its way through the excess supply of space that has accumulated over the last two years.

A long road ahead

Large amounts of space… Read More

Industrial Market Normalizing After Furious Pace of Recent Years

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April 4, 2017

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

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While Houston’s industrial market remains quite healthy, it is in the process of normalizing following the frenetic pace of 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Case in point: First quarter leasing activity declined for the third consecutive quarter, settling at 2.2 million square feet.… Read More

Meet HOLBA’s 2016 Landlord Representative of the Year

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March 14, 2017

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Chrissy Wilson with JLL Houston team members and JLL Houston President Dan Bellow, Feb. 28, 2017 at the HOLBA 2016 Landlord Representative Awards.

“Quite frankly, if you had quality product and quality ownership, 2016 didn’t turn out to be too bad,” said JLL Senior Vice President and HOLBA… Read More

Supply Chain Houston: One size does not fit all

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March 10, 2017

This is the second in a two-part series focused on exploring factors that make Houston a compelling destination for warehouse, distribution and fulfillment centers and what each of Houston’s top industrial submarkets have to offer developers and end-users from a supply chain perspective.

As discussed in the first part of this series, Houston makes a strong case as a link in major U.S. and global supply chains. However, the complexity of distribution and… Read More

Supply Chain Houston: The Case for Logistics in the Bayou City

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March 2, 2017

This is the first in a two-part series exploring factors that make Houston a compelling destination for warehouse, distribution and fulfillment centers, and what each of Houston’s top industrial submarkets have to offer developers and end-users from a supply chain perspective.

Supply chain importance intensifies

Increasing transportation costs, the rising importance of sustainability goals and more demanding service requirements are pushing companies to be closer to their customers. However, navigating a supply… Read More

Thriving Retail in Houston’s Master-Planned Communities

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Feb. 22, 2017

Houston's master-planned communities

Houston continues to be one of the strongest retail markets in the U.S. The city’s retail sector saw record amounts of development and absorption throughout 2016.

This comes as a surprise to many outside of the Houston metro whose perception is that the drop in oil prices has negatively impacted every aspect… Read More