Real Estate Trends

Accurate real estate market knowledge and info on the latest trends to support your business needs

CBRE Research market reports are designed to provide you with up-to-date knowledge and insight on the industrial, office, retail and multifamily markets in the Houston​ area.​​​​​​​​

 Real Estate Trends

17 Oct 16

MarketFlash October 17

researchThis 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.

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10 Oct 16

MarketFlash October 10

researchIn 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.

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03 Oct 16

MarketFlash October 3

researchE-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.

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26 Sep 16

MarketFlash September 26

researchTiming 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.

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19 Sep 16

MarketFlash September 19

researchEnergy industry downsizing and a demographically changing workforce could mean an experience shortage once oil prices and supply and demand approach equilibrium. What's shaping the next oil & gas hiring cycle?

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12 Sep 16

MarketFlash September 12

researchWhile we’ve already sent the kids back to school, only 13% of U.S. families have finished their back-to-school shopping lists. Early back-to-school sales figures indicate revenues are up 2% over last year and are expected to reach $27.3 billion this year.

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29 Aug 16

MarketFlash August 29

researchCBRE Research analyzed the vacancy trends for three office building age ranges in Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston. Since the start of the latest expansion cycle, vacancy has dropped among most age categories in each market analyzed, most notably within newer office buildings.

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22 Aug 16

MarketFlash August 22

researchOn the world stage our Texas-Oklahoma-Arkanses Region has shown it has the economic chops to perform on a global scale. CBRE Research takes a look at how the region would stack up when compared to some the world’s larger economies.

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15 Aug 16

MarketFlash August 15

researchCompetition is heating up for restaurant space across Texas. At the forefront of this land rush are fast casual restaurants — quick paced eateries where customers order from a central kiosk or counter and seat themselves.

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08 Aug 16

MarketFlash August 8

researchBillions of dollars are being invested into the Texas region’s quickly expanding trade of alternative fuels, concentrating on liquefied natural gas (LNG) in and out of the state. These investments will have positive overall implications for commercial real estate markets while directly and indirectly impacting the regional economy.

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