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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

Industrial Absorption Year-End Record

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By Walter Bialas

Our Dallas/Fort Worth industrial market has been performing extremely well.

We’ve pointed out on several occasions that despite record construction, absorption has been keeping pace. While we thought there might be a slight near-term mismatch between supply and demand, causing vacancy to rise gradually, that has not happened. In fact, as you can see below, vacancy remains at close to its all-time low.

Given where we stand today, we believe the fourth quarter will… Read More

Commute Time vs Home Price

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By Walter Bialas

As we continue to look at the rapid growth of our northern suburbs, we realized that a dramatic pricing spread exists for homes between the Legacy area and the heart of Richardson-Plano. In some ways, this is not a surprise. The six or seven zip codes around the core of Legacy are mostly newer homes, whereas much of the stock around Richardson-Plano was developed back in the 1970s.

Still, even though the size,… Read More

Dispelling the Millennial Home Buying Myth

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By: JLL Dallas

The popular press continually advances the generational divide between Millennials and everyone else.  Portrayed at the scale of a geological shift, making cracks into canyons, the press enjoys illustrating that Millennials’ priorities get further from the standards of prior generations.

One topic that is often discussed is that Millennials are not home buyers.  Rather, they prefer to rent in the urban core so they can be close to work, friends, and entertainment options. … Read More

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In the industrial market, it’s all about perspective

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Luftaufnahme von MonheimThe headlines are all talking about the construction going on in the Dallas-Fort Worth industrial market, currently there is about 16.6 million square feet underway.  That’s not a record breaking number, but it’s a good bit above the historic norm of about 10 million square feet per year.

The thing is, the number seems justified given that since 2010,… Read More

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Sixty by Eighty goes digital

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From Research Director Walter Bialas

From Research Director Walter Bialas

You may have already made the connection that this blog is an outgrowth of our annual magazine – Sixty by Eighty. It wasn’t long after we published our first issue that we realized because so many great events happen during the year, it was going to be simply impossible to recount everything in… Read More

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