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Construction begins on new West End asset

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By JLL Dallas

Crescent Real Estate Managing Director John Zogg addresses attendees at the official groundbreaking of The Luminary.

Crescent Real Estate and Long Wharf Capital broke ground on the newest addition to Dallas’ historic West End, The Luminary. The 162,710 square foot office property will be the tallest building in… Read More

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

Consumers evolving demand

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By Rob Franks

People are reading headlines every day that many of the retailers they grew up with are closing. That the casual dining area is suffering. There’s an overwhelming fear that retail will never be the same, and, to some extent, that’s true.

The common thread with… Read More

NetScout breaks ground on new research and development office

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By JLL Dallas

High-tech firm NetScout broke ground Wednesday on their new regional research and development office in Allen, Texas. The 145,000-square-foot office project, being developed by Kaizen Development Partners, will house nearly 500 employees upon its completion.

JLL Managing Director Greg Biggs, Managing Director Brendan Callahan and Vice President Conor McCarthy negotiated the office lease on behalf of NetScout.

“It was a pleasure and an honor to play a role in securing NetScouts’s new corporate research… Read More

Inside out: Connecting the core of the CBD to the Arts District and Uptown

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By Brooke Armstrong

Dallas Skyline properties are evolving, morphing themselves into a ‘live, work, play’ environment, with new developments and capital improvements to established assets generating strong interest in the CBD and nearby Uptown for perspective tenants and investors, alike.

Our solid economic fundamentals, strong employment pool and continued job gains are driving demand and interest… Read More

Staying competitive in DFW: How Las Colinas is primed for major commercial real estate activity

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Las Colinas Flower Clock

By Steve Thelen 

Everyone talks about Legacy, but owners in other submarkets are stepping up efforts to remain competitive. There’s no better example of this than what’s currently happening in Las Colinas.

The fundamentals for strong submarket are there. Las Colinas boasts a densely populated, strong and diverse… Read More

Inside the Project: Building a Building within a Building

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By JLL Project and Development Services

At JLL, we understand the importance and value in every square foot. We find new, creative solutions to optimizing the client’s space. 

AutoNation’s newest regional office provides us with a unique example. The company recently relocated their regional office, or service center, from a mid-rise in Las Colinas to a… Read More

Dallas-Fort Worth’s Diverse Industrial Market

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By JLL Dallas Research

While we tout the diversity that characterizes our office tenants here in Dallas-Fort Worth because of the strength and stability it brings, our industrial tenant base shares a similar diverse make-up.

The chart below highlights the breakdown of industrial tenants by major Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) category, illustrating the wide variety of tenants that shape our market.  We have also included some of the more recognizable tenants that fall into the larger… Read More