Monthly Archives: June 2016

Chart of the Week: A closer look at Dallas’ Skyline

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By: Walter Bialas Bialas, Walter new

When I arrived here three-and-a-half years ago, Klyde Warren Park just opened.  That was a game changer that we all recognized.  Our urban core has continued to evolve as occupancy has increased in many buildings and rents are now pushing the $50 per square foot level. Our Skyline buildings comprise a variety of assets, from large skyscrapers built in the prosperous 1970s and 1980s to… Read More

Chart of the Week: Putting Dallas’ Recent Home Price Increases in Perspective

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By: Walter Bialas Bialas, Walter new

Our market has seen unprecedented growth the last few years, adding close to 690,000 jobs since 2010 – a 23% increase. That is an amazing performance!

One of the prices for that level of economic expansion is the very tight housing market we now have.  Rents are going up for apartments most… Read More

Bisnow: 6 CRE Dads Who Work with their Kids

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IHuttonn honor of Fathers Day, Bisnow recognized six dads whose children followed their footsteps into the commercial real estate industry. Among those noted are JLL analyst Hutton Lunsford and associate Caleb McCoy and their fathers.

Click here to read the full story on Bisnow.com.

 

 

 

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Three Keys to Success in Real Estate

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By: Torrey Littlejohn Littlejohn, Torrey

When talking to newcomers in real estate I always attribute success in the industry to a combination of the following: who you know (relationships), what you know (knowledge), and how you work (availability, productivity, and efficiency). The “who you know,” unfortunately, often is not fair; get over it. Some people will come into this industry with generations of real estate DNA. It’s Dallas, and… Read More

Chart of the Week: Where the Dallas Market Goes From Here

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By: Walter Bialas Bialas, Walter new

As a quick review of our first and second installments on Dallas’ office market development, what we have concluded is that the current cycle is very different than the last two – and that is going back 20 years.

Today, our economy has vastly different drivers shaping our market. While our last cycle is instructive, it was not typical due to the much lower office constructionRead More

Our Commitment to Giving Back

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By JLL DallasCR-100-Best-logo-2016

At JLL, we pride ourselves on a commitment to our clients, but also on a commitment to supporting and giving back to our local communities. That’s why our teams from across the globe are involved with non-profit organizations every year, volunteering time and raising donations.

In 2014, JLL team members spent more… Read More

Chart of the Week: How the Last Office Deliveries Fared

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By: Walter BialasBialas, Walter new

As part 2 in our series, we decided to look at how the last spec office buildings performed at the end of the last cycle.  This important for a couple of reasons.  From the most basic financial perspective, it is critical to understand if these developments generally hit proforma and were viewed as economically “viable” – and their success (or failure) ultimately conditioned… Read More