Q3 2017 U.S. Top Office Metros Snapshot

November 1, 2017 Market Intelligence

Another Solid Quarter for Office as Fundamentals Hold Firm Fundamentals in the 10 major office markets in the U.S. largely remained solid during the third quarter. Rents held firm in eight of the markets tracked in this report. Only two markets experienced a rise in vacancy despite the fact that traditional office tenants are largely […]

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Dallas – Fort Worth Office Market Report | Q3 2017

October 31, 2017 Dallas

Large Corporate Relocations Propel DFW Absorption Large corporate relocations continue to generate buzz in the Dallas-Fort Worth real estate market. So far, Far North Dallas has seen more absorption in 2017 than the whole market had in all of 2016. After delivering their 2.1 million square foot headquarters in June 2017, Toyota has occupied the […]

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This Week in Healthcare Real Estate – 10.27.17

October 27, 2017 Healthcare Real Estate News

Healthcare Real Estate News Politics Or Not, Developers Think Healthcare Real Estate Is A CRE Blue Chip When it comes to healthcare real estate, legislative threats and significant technological advancement has this sector of CRE optimistically on guard. Soaring insurance costs, the volatility of the Affordable Care Act and continued efforts to chip away at […]

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The Most Influential Online Commercial Real Estate Person in the World

October 27, 2017 Blogging

An Omission on Duke Long’s List of 10 Most Influential Online Commercial Real Estate People 2017 Duke Long has his lists, a bunch of them in fact. Most everybody in commercial real estate wants to be on his lists. Why? it is going to get you a ton of exposure. If you make one of […]

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Houston Industrial Market Report | Q3 2017

October 25, 2017 Houston

Houston’s industrial market sees growth in distribution space and logistic hubs During the third quarter of 2017, 3.0M SF of Houston’s industrial inventory was absorbed, pushing the 2017 year-to-date total to 6.2M SF. Although Houston’s economy slowed significantly in 2015 and remained weak in 2016, the demand for consumer products continues to spur growth in […]

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This Week in Healthcare Real Estate – 10.21.17

October 21, 2017 Healthcare

Healthcare Real Estate News Getting Started With Ambulatory Clinic Strategy While ambulatory clinics have been part of healthcare systems for many years, shifts in the political and competitive environment have led to a renewed focus on ambulatory clinic strategy. The primary purpose of today’s ambulatory clinic initiatives is to support population health and cost reduction […]

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Fed Beige Book: CRE Activity Increased Slightly Overall

October 18, 2017 Economic Reports

Overall Economic Activity Reports from all 12 Federal Reserve Districts indicated that economic activity increased in September through early October, with the pace of growth split between modest and moderate. The Richmond, Atlanta, and Dallas Districts reported major disruptions from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in some areas and sectors, including transportation, energy, and agriculture. Manufacturing […]

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Austin Office Market Report | Q3 2017

October 17, 2017 Austin

Austin’s office market sees continued construction and rising rental rates BOOTS ON THE GROUND Commentary by David Bremer Our “Boots on the Ground” viewpoint is the voice of our experts, who have broken down the market data and compared it to what they are seeing for themselves. This is their take on what the numbers […]

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This Week in Healthcare Real Estate – 10.14.17

October 14, 2017 Healthcare

Healthcare Real Estate News Next-Generation Medical Office Design Emphasizes Efficiency And Aesthetics Healthcare represents a rapidly growing, and dramatically evolving, asset class. Healthcare construction in the U.S. last year totaled $41.4B, accounting for 9% of nonresidential spending… Biznow Are There Too Many Free-Standing ER’s in Texas? In October of 2015, I posted an article titled, […]

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Houston Office Market Report | Q3 2017

October 13, 2017 Houston

Houston’s office market vacancy rate continues to struggle amid $50 crude prices Houston’s office market continues to struggle as U.S. crude prices waiver around $50 per barrel. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), they are expected to stay in this range through 2018. With no indication that prices will rise substantially over the […]

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Are There Too Many Free-Standing ER’s in Texas?

October 12, 2017 Healthcare

For-Profit Free-Standing Emergency Room Operators Face Challenges In October of 2015, I posted an article titled, “Texas is the Epicenter of the Free-Standing Emergency Department Phenomenon.” The premise of the article was to discuss the proliferation of free-standing emergency facilities in Texas. There are an estimated 400-500 free-standing emergency facilities (FEC’s) in the United States […]

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This Week in Healthcare Real Estate – 10.7.17

October 7, 2017 Healthcare

Healthcare Real Estate News Four criteria for selecting health care sites Site selection is one of the first and most important steps health care organizations take when embarking on the development of a new outpatient facility. More than just choosing a plot of ground, there are many factors that go into the selection of a […]

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A Conversation with Duke Long

October 4, 2017 Technology

Duke Long Podcast This past week I was a guest on Duke Long’s weekly podcast. I first discovered Duke online years ago, 2008 or so, I can’t tell you exactly when searching for commercial real estate professionals who were using social media as a business tool. We finally met face to face at CRE // […]

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