Tag Archives: Brooke Armstrong

Big Apple to Big D: How is Downtown Dallas becoming more like NYC?

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By Brooke Armstrong

We’ve been talking about Uptown for a long time. A lot of positive trends, like “live-work-play” environment, amenity rich, walkability. Everybody wants to be a part of it. As this cycle starts to peak, it seems safe to say the submarket has truly arrived.

In fact, JLL recently published a study that noted McKinney Avenue as the 14th most expensive street in the United States,… Read More

NBC DFW: JLL Research – DFW Business Owners Experiencing 30% Hike in Rent

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By JLL Dallas

According to the latest research from JLL, the Dallas-Fort Worth market is seeing historic rents and vacancies with new companies and businesses making their way to North Texas. Over the last five years, businesses have also seen a 30% increase in their rents.

NBC DFW’s Maria Guerrero spoke with JLL Executive Vice President Brooke Armstrong to learn more about what’s driving these changes in the market and how… 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

Chart of the Week: What’s Driving Uptown’s Rent Premiums

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By: Walter Bialas

We are in a period where rents are rising fast.  Based on our quarterly stats, Class A rates are up 6.4% in the last year for Dallas overall.  While that’s an amazing number, it is even higher in some of the popular submarkets (like 8.1% in Uptown).

JLL Senior Vice President Brooke Armstrong made the observation that Uptown has been moving particularly fast and that the buildings delivered at the end of the last… Read More