Industry Outlook 2022: Industrial Real Estate

Following the coronavirus pandemic, the industry outlook for manufacturing and industrial real estate grew and remained strong. From an increased demand for distribution space to meet ecommerce demands, to new manufacturing startups, Texas has been one of (more…)

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The Flex Space: What it is and What You Should Know

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The flex space is nothing new in commercial real estate, but in today’s world of co-working concepts and flexible workdays, it’s gained in popularity. But what exactly is a flex space — and what are your options if you plan to work out of (or purchase) one? We’re glad you asked. (more…)

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The Central Business District in a Post-COVID World

The central business district has long been a corporate mainstay. It’s where a city’s movers and shakers hash out important deals. It’s a centralized spot with the eateries, transportation and office space that make day-to-day business doable. It’s a hub for many in the business (more…)

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The Return of American Manufacturing — and What it Means for Real Estate

American manufacturing ranks among the many (many) aspects of everyday life impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. With the announcement of lockdown orders in 2020 came lower demand for countless products and materials. In response, manufacturing operations sold off product, (more…)

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The New Normal: Commercial Real Estate Market Trends to Watch

As organizations look to reopen their doors in 2021, the commercial real estate market will continue to evolve to meet the “new normal.” With vaccine rollouts and restrictions being lifted across the country, many companies are already welcoming employees back to the office. (more…)

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How to Remain Relevant When a Building Life Cycle Shrinks

Commercial real estate pros have eyed building life cycle trends for years now, and cycles seem to be getting shorter and shorter. Now, in light of the pandemic, flexibility has become even more of a concern for owners and tenants alike. (more…)

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Could Houston Become a 15-Minute City?

Imagine Houston as a 15-minute city, where everything a person needs is just a quick walk from their house or apartment. The average U.S. household spends 16% of its income on transportation costs — in fact, transportation is the second-highest expense behind housing. (more…)

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Tech Real Estate Opportunities Inspire Relocation to Houston

 

In recent years, Houston has been dubbed the “Silicon Bayou” due to enticing commercial real estate opportunities that have led tech companies nationwide to take note. In particular, a number tech firms headquartered in California, such as Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), have been researching and planning relocations to Houston. (more…)

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Reimagine the Possibilities with Retail Space for Lease and Sale

Between closures of various retail chains — and others shifting focus to online sales — there has been a recent increase in the amount of available retail space for lease and sale. At the same time, doors are opening for businesses able to consider what such vacant spaces could become. (more…)

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Office Building Safety Amid COVID-19

Office building safety has been top of mind for building owners and tenants everywhere since the start of COVID-19. The good news is, providing optimal safety — and easing the minds of workers and visitors who visit a building — doesn’t have to be a mystery. (more…)

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