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!
17 Oct 16
This week we take a closer look at the highlights from CBRE's North America H1 Cap Rate Survey, which shows trends in the capital markets are quite different depending on the type of product and where it is located.
10 Oct 16
In the past, eastern farmers would paint “GTT” (Gone to Texas) on the sides of their barns, more or less indicating a forwarding address. Today’s modern-day gold rush is working in the reverse direction as the west-to-east migration from California to Texas is an abundantly clear trend for employers and residents alike.
03 Oct 16
E-commerce sales are expected to grow by 17.2% this holiday season yet brick-and-mortar is thriving thanks in part to placemaking efforts around cultural institutions and regional landmarks. CBRE examined this trend in Houston, San Antonio and Tulsa.
26 Sep 16
Timing is everything in Downtown Houston: as downtown office availability reaches 16.3% and energy tenant demand softens, it's now more important than ever that landlords maximize the value of their assets.