The Houston Office Building Boom

August 30, 2014

US Office Market Rankings – New Construction The Association of General Contractors of American recently reported that construction employment expanded in 223 metro areas between July 2013 and July 2014. Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas added the largest number of construction jobs in the past year (9,400 jobs, 8 percent), followed by Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas (8,900 jobs, 5 […]

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Big Data and Healthcare Site Selection

August 29, 2014

Hospital System Real Estate Strategies for Primary Care – Part Two Today, healthcare providers face a variety of uncertainties due to expanding regulations, shifting demographics and increased competition. In part one of this series we looked at some of the real estate challenges health systems face in delivering primary care and outpatient healthcare services to […]

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This Week’s Recommended Reading

August 23, 2014

6 Articles to Read this Weekend The Great Recession: Catalyst for CRE Innovation? In keeping with the theme of our blog, I interviewed other companies in the CRE space to ask them about innovating in an inefficient industry. I spoke with Ryan Masiello of View the Space and Tanner McGraw of Apto, and was left with […]

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This Week in the Economy

August 22, 2014

Another Solid Week for Stocks All three major stock indexes finished the week with gains. The tech heavy Nasdaq finished up 1.65% for the week. The Dow gained 2.03% and the S&P 500 advanced 1.71% for the week. Below are links to the top economics news for the week: U.S. Rig Count is down 17 rigs from last […]

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U.S. Office Market Rankings – Net Absorption

August 22, 2014

US Office Market Rankings – Mid Year 2014 Can you name the U.S. office market where office space is leasing the fastest?  The answer might surprise you. When it comes to attention from the business or commercial real estate media, Houston doesn’t seem to garner the attention that San Francisco or New York City does and […]

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