Category Archives: Retail

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

Categories: Brokerage, Research, Retail.

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

Meet JLL Houston’s 2017 Top 10 Producers (Part 2)

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April 20, 2018

This is the second in a two-part series featuring our Top 10 Houston producers. Check out last week’s post to meet the rest of the group. 

 

Top 10 Houston producersDavid Bale, Executive Vice President, Office Tenant Representation

How did you get into CRE?

A friend of mine introduced me to Dan… Read More

Women who rock real estate

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March 30, 2018

As National Women’s History month comes to a close, we’d like to introduce you to a few of the talented women who make up JLL Houston. JLL has long been a leader in diversity and inclusion. We know it is the diverse skill sets, perspectives and backgrounds of our people that make us great. Reinforcing our commitment to diversity, we were recently named one of the NAFE Top Companies… Read More

These three things were crucial to grocer success in 2017

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March 14, 2018

Grocery openings decreased 28.8 percent from 2016 to 2017 as some grocers reined in expansion plans – a trend echoed loudly in Texas.

While Texas remains one of the hottest states for grocery expansion, the amount of new supermarkets in the state decreased to 1.2 million square feet last year, down from 3 million square feet in 2016.

Increasing competition, shifting consumer habits and the pervasive nature of technology, had several… Read More

Categories: Retail, Texas.

Bank branches dwindle as technology optimizes user experience

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March 1, 2018

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Two themes dominate the banking real estate landscape: mobility and optimization.

Thanks to a trend started during the recession and the advent of financial technology, banks large and small are consolidating and no institution is immune to this evolution. The net number of branches in the U.S. declined from 91,900 in… Read More