Category Archives: Research

The human experience in the future of work

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June 16, 2017

human experienceThe world of work is changing and the landscape of real estate has evolved. What was once about acquiring and managing buildings has become a strategic lever for transformation, enabling organizations to achieve broader business agendas. Relationships between organizations and the people they serve, employ and partner with are evolving, and technology… Read More

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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Retail Supply Shows Signs of Catching Up with Demand

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April 13, 2017

By: Mark Raines, Senior Vice President

retail supply

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

“Onshoring” Leads to the Growth of Niche Industry in the U.S.

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Feb. 28, 2017

contact centerChances are, unless you need tech support or have billing questions, you probably don’t think much about contact centers. But evolving consumer and client preferences in the digital age have accelerated the growth of this niche industry in recent years. In 2016, the contact center industry grew across world markets, outpacing economicRead More

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