Monthly Archives: October 2017

How will XTO’s move impact Fort Worth’s office market?

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By Todd Burnette

This article was originally written for the October 2017 issue of Texas Real Estate Business magazine.

The recent announcement that XTO Energy Inc., a division of energy giant ExxonMobil, will be moving 1,600 jobs to Houston was not the best news for Fort Worth.

The move, which will occur in waves between 2018 and 2020, will reduce downtown’s private workforce by 3 percent… Read More

Prost! JLL brings authentic German flavor to Oktoberfest client event

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Jorg Mast, Senior Vice President, JLL

By JLL Dallas

When JLL Senior Vice President Jorg Mast, a native of Germany, was asked to bring the flavors of his home country to North Texas for a special client event, he relished the opportunity.

“Jeff attended my birthday and… Read More

What is “Quality of Life?”

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By David Berzina

When companies make a decision to expand or relocate, they start with core criteria that has a business-first listing of requirements. The overall cost of doing business, the ability to find and retain a specific talent or workforce, a facility, available incentives and a distribution system, and somewhere in that criteria rests the term, “Quality of Life.”

The “Quality of Life” component that exists inside… Read More