Houston Economic Update

December 12, 2014

Lower Energy Prices Soften 2015 Outlook The Houston commercial real estate market has been on an extended run thanks primarily to high energy prices and a drilling boom. The blistering Houston economy has created a boom for Houston office space construction. Office space is leasing up quickly in Texas and rents are appreciating and healthy […]

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I Do More than Blog and Tweet

December 12, 2014

2014 Transactions Highlights How do you find time for Social Media? This is a question I get frequently and while it isn’t always easy, I still make the time for it and manage to do a few CRE deals. So I want to express my appreciation for all the clients and individuals that have given […]

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This Week’s Recommended Reading

December 5, 2014

5 Articles to Read this Weekend Real Estate: Let’s Get Strategic For many strategic business planners, corporate real estate (CRE) is little more than an afterthought. But that may be beginning to change, judging from a recent survey of senior finance executives conducted by CFO Research in collaboration with IBM… CFO.com Ugh, Collaboration Last week, […]

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This Week in the Economy

December 5, 2014

Stocks Mixed for the Week The Dow and S&P 500 finished the week with modest gains. The tech heavy Nasdaq finished down 0.23% for the week. The Dow advanced 0.73% and the S&P 500 gained 0.38% for the week. Below are links to the top economic stories for the week: Payroll employment increases by 321,000 […]

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Fed Beige Book: Commercial Real Estate Activity Increased in Many Districts

December 3, 2014

National Economic Activity Continued to Expand in October and November Reports from the twelve Federal Reserve Districts suggest that national economic activity continued to expand in October and November. A number of Districts also noted that contacts remained optimistic about the outlook for future economic activity. Consumer spending continued to advance in most Districts, and […]

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