Category Archives: Research

Houston data center market limps along as global demand races ahead

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Sept. 20, 2018

data center market

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

New construction providing needed options to industrial tenants

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July 12, 2018

industrial construction

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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Real estate strategies change with healthcare landscape

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June 28, 2018

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The shifting healthcare landscape is pushing real estate strategies outside traditional settings.

Conventional approaches to real estate are proving too costly to keep up with both rising demand and compressed reimbursements. Moreover, technology advances and shifting consumer preferences are increasing demand for easier access to care in lower-cost settings in communities.

Over… Read More

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4 reasons investors are placing their bets on medical office buildings

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June 20, 2018

medical office buildings

Rising patient numbers and real estate spending point to long-term demand and cycle resilience for investment in healthcare-related buildings. As a result, the buyer landscape for healthcare real estate, specifically medical office buildings (MOBs), is robust and growing.

Hospitals and health systems have historically held the lion’s share of… Read More