Category Archives: Research

Houston retail shifts focus from grocery, as market digests deliveries of recent years

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Oct. 18, 2018

By: Matt Parsons, senior vice president

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As Houston’s retail market digests the numerous grocery-anchored developments delivered from 2011 to 2017, retailers and developers have shifted their focus to creative projects in the Inner Loop and power centers across Houston’s suburbs.

In the urban core, retail developments are getting more unique as… Read More

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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

Coworking to inhabit more vacant retail

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Aug. 21, 2018

Coworking is growing rapidly in markets across the U.S., fueling estimates that flexible space could grow to encompass 30 percent of all office stock by 2030.

Simultaneously, large retailers are consolidating their store footprints and property owners are seeking opportunities to refresh retail space with new tenants, looks and uses.

Current market… 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.

Houston… Read More