“A future CCIM in your presence…hopefully!”

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After being in the business for 5 years now (yes I started in the bottom of the 2009 market), I have been wanting to learn more of the financial details related to the investment side of the business…. Read More

“Going green….or going BIKING?”

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CCIM Luncheon – Director of Planning for City of Houston – Patrick Walsh – April 2014 The newly elected Director of Planning spoke about the exciting projects going on in the City of Houston. There are already 2,600… Read More

“We live for football!” – Moto for Houston Super Bowl 2017

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Ric Campo, President of Camden Properties, is on the Houston Super Bowl Board and spoke at this month’s CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) monthly luncheon. The process for applying as a city candidate included securing 20,000 hotel rooms,… Read More

Houston Office Market 1q2014: Vacancy down to 11.3%, Absorption positive 2.549 MSF, Rents up 3.5%

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Houston Office market ended the first quarter 2014 with a vacancy rate of 11.2%. The vacancy rate was down over the previous quarter, with net absorption totaling positive 2,549,293 square feet in the first quarter. Vacant sublease space… Read More

Texas Water Reservoir Storage up in March 2014

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At the end of the month, total storage in 114 of the state’s major water supply reservoirs was at 20.23 million acre – feet*, or 64 % of their total conservation storage capacity. This is 84,500 acre –… Read More

650,000 SF New Distribution Warehouse coming to Rosenberg

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Aldi Inc. will make a big splash in Rosenberg when it breaks ground on its new distribution center and division headquarters and opens another store next month. The 650,000-square-foot distribution center and division headquarters will break ground 8… Read More

Urban Sprawl Continues to gobble up Farm Land

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As urban sprawl continues Houston’s land use footprint continues to absorb more and more farm land in the outskirts of town further expanding suburban communities.  If this continues…we will not have any more food.

Where’s the Beef?

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A rapidly declining beef population means we will eat our last steaks in Texas in 2017.  This is very sad.