Category Archives: Agency Leasing

Quality Space Leads Demand

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By Walter Bialas

While office absorption has slowed from its frenzied pace in 2014 and 2015, it is still running well above our long-term annual average of around 1.5 million square feet. At the start of 2016, we took a shot and estimated that we would be around a 2 million square feet this year. With 1.5 million square feet of Class A and B in the books through 3Q, that still looks like a… Read More

Large Blocks of Quality Class A Space

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By Walter Bialas

The chart below highlights the current level of large Class A blocks of office space available by submarket. We consistently track this metric, and it has not moved appreciably in the last few quarters. That is not to say demand has been lacking. In fact, most of the recent absorption has been taking place in the newest developments.

The issue here is that a good portion of the space highlighted below is in… Read More

Dallas Office Overview

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Our 2015 outlook for the Dallas office market continues to be positive. Despite recent national news about the impact of declining energy prices on some Texas markets, Dallas has a diverse economic base that should insulate it from much of this turmoil. Jobs increased last year in DFW by more than 110,000, with gains registered across almost all sectors. These… Read More

Q&A with JLL’s Jeff Eckert and Blake Shipley

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Commercial real estate is a dynamic and cyclical industry.  Here landlord leasing experts Jeff Eckert and Blake Shipley analyze the trends that are driving leasing activity and the changing landscape of the office market.

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Q: People in the commercial real estate industry continue to reference Dallas’ historic over-building pattern in the office sector. Do you see this pattern happening againRead More