Category Archives: JLL

Houston Skyline reveals flight-to-quality despite anemic office market

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August 3, 2017

When it comes to premium office space it seems there’s always a market for it, even in an economic downturn. Despite consolidations, space give-backs and record sublease levels, Houston’s Skyline office buildings are still outperforming the market, commanding top dollar and capturing the lion’s share of leasing activity.

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By the numbers:

  • At 19.5 percent, Houston’s Skyline vacancy remains below the market-wide office vacancy
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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

Categories: JLL, Property Management.

JLL’s 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

Categories: Brokerage, JLL, Retail.

JLL Lands a Spot on 2 “Best Places to Work” Lists

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Nov. 9, 2016

We think our culture is great, and our people agree!

JLL Houston is proud to announce it was named one of the best places to work in Houston by both the Houston Business Journal and Houston Chronicle.

The results in both programs are based on employee feedback surveys administered by leading research firms specializing in organizational health and workplace improvement.

A career at JLL means being at the center of one of… Read More

Categories: Awards, JLL.

Affordability, Diversity Drive Houston Tech Opportunity

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Oct. 24, 2016

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Nothing demonstrates an industry’s momentum like its physical expansion across real estate markets.

In recent years, technology companies have driven the most leasing activity nationwide, averaging 22.3 percent of large-block leasing. Banking and finance companies follow distantly with 10.3 percent of leasing activity since the third quarter of 2014.

Over the… Read More

Categories: Houston, JLL, Research, Technology.

3 Frequently Asked Questions When Considering an Office Move

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August 8, 2016

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Whatever your reasons for considering an office move, the process can be daunting and filled with uncertainty.

How far in advance should we be thinking about an office move?

Who should be involved in the process?

How do we determine what we need?

Amid all these unknowns, one thing is certain: you need to plan for the future even if you can’t predict… Read More

Categories: Brokerage, JLL, Technology.

Meet JLL Houston’s 2016 Heavy Hitters

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May 20, 2016

Each year the local business journal sets out to identify some of the highest performing commercial real estate brokers in town. This year, four of our top producers were named Heavy Hitters. Combined, these top achievers have billions of dollars’ worth of transactions, tens of millions of square feet, and more than a century of experience under their belts. We’re proud to have them as part of the JLL… Read More