13 Feb 17
Industry activity is the undercurrent to commercial real estate fundamentals in a given market, but which signature sectors drove transactional volume last year across Texas office markets?
06 Feb 17
Soon after Houston won the bid to host Super Bowl LI, a major oil bust sacked the city. Nearly 70,000 energy jobs were lost, crude dropped below $30 a barrel and one of Houston’s key industries was benched. But there is more to the Bayou City, so Houstonians rolled up their sleeves, got to work and put their game face on!
23 Jan 17
Co-working is a fast-growing concept and continues to expand across Texas markets into 2017. CBRE Research is monitoring the growth of national operators, the emergence of “landlord ownership” co-working, and corporate dynamics in the shared workplace environment.
17 Jan 17
Did you know the Texas Gulf Coast Ports have some of the highest breakbulk volumes in the U.S., supporting millions of square feet of occupier demand? Find out more in this CBRE Research MarketFlash.
19 Dec 16
The cumulative property tax rate from major Texas metro areas is now the fifth highest median rate in the U.S., and the rate has increased between 21% and 53% depending on location (exclusive of the five major counties). Could 2017 be the year the levy growth rates start to slow?
12 Dec 16
CBRE Research took the "12 Days of Christmas" one step further and compiled the 12 biggest trades, leases and trends across the Texas-Oklahoma region throughout 2016. Are you ready to sing along?
28 Nov 16
The Lone Star State’s inland, air and sea ports run 70% of total U.S trade with Mexico. CBRE Research takes a closer look at the inter-dependency and how it translates into a material value for the state and the industrial sector, specifically.
21 Nov 16
Among the many joys of sitting around the Thanksgiving table with family and friends, is the price tag that goes into it all. Coming off last year’s average of $50.11 for a typical meal for 10, the American Farm Bureau expects similar prices for 2016.
14 Nov 16
With the holiday season approaching, analysts expect shoppers to spend roughly $622.35 per person at one of roughly 115,000 shopping centers across the U.S.
31 Oct 16
Imagine getting the equivalent of a raise just for signing a new apartment lease. This week, CBRE Research analyzed Houston apartment concessions to find out it if pays to move and where renters are finding the best deals—and that’$ no trick!