This Week’s Recommended Reading

January 16, 2015

Five Articles to Read this Weekend Will Hospitals Become the New Vanguard in Urban Economic Development? The importance of hospitals to our quality of life extends well beyond the healthcare services they provide. They are also major drivers of economic growth. As an industry, healthcare has been outpacing the growth of the rest of the economy […]

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Mary Beth Kuzmanovich Joins Colliers International as National Director, Healthcare Services

January 16, 2015

Veteran Healthcare Specialist Will Lead Colliers’ New Business and Relationship Management with Healthcare Industry Clients Colliers International today announced that Mary Beth Kuzmanovich has joined the firm as National Director, Healthcare Services. Kuzmanovich will head up national business development for Colliers and relationship management with healthcare industry clients.  “Mary Beth deepens our ability to be […]

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Fed Beige Book: Commercial Real Estate Activity Expanded in Most Districts

January 14, 2015

National Economic Activity Expanded at Modest Pace Reports from the twelve Federal Reserve Districts suggest that national economic activity continued to expand during the reporting period of mid-November through late December, with most Districts reporting a “modest” or “moderate” pace of growth. In contrast, the Kansas City District reported only slight growth in December. However, most […]

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Houston Office Market Report – Q4 2014

January 12, 2015

Houston’s Office Market Records 6.8M SF of Positive Net Absorption in 2014 Houston’s office market posted 2.2M SF of positive net absorption in Q4 2014, bringing the year-end total to 6.8M SF. Over 2.1M SF of new inventory delivered during Q4, bringing 2014 year-end delivered inventory to over 6.6M SF. ExxonMobil began moving into a […]

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This Week in the Economy

January 10, 2015

Stocks Down for the Week All three major stock indexes posted losses for the week. The Dow lost 0.54% for the week and the S&P retreated 0.65%. The tech heavy Nasdaq was down 0.48% for the week. Below are links to the top economic stories for the week: December Employment Report: 252,000 Jobs, 5.6% Unemployment […]

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