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Office Vacancies Reach High Point in DFW

On Friday, the Dallas Business Journal wrote an article which showed that the Dallas Fort Worth office market has reached the highest vacancy rate seen in decades. They quoted a CBRE study which claims the vacancy rate at the end of 2020 was 23.4%. This was a result...

Evidence of Softening Rents

We’re now nearly 9 months into the COVID recession and I’m amazed at how many landlords continue to quote the same rental rate they were before this started. We received several proposals for an office client recently and many didn’t come off their quoted rate at all....

Sublease Update

It’s no surprise that some companies are considering eliminating their offices in favor of a work-from-home strategy. If nothing else, the COVID crisis has proven that the technology exists for people to work from home. The jury is still out on whether they want to or...

Sublease Listing – Office space in Addison, Texas

Client has up to 4,922 SF available in an office building deep in the heart of Addison.  Please check out our flyer for all the details. Bob Gibbons is a Real Estate Advisor & Tenant Advocate with REATA Commercial Realty, Inc. which is a tenant advisory firm based...

Sublease Listing in Richardson

  ***Update:  Sublease is off the market.*** Our client recently relocated their offices (and combined several) and now need to sublease their Richardson office space.  Kindly take a look at our flyer here and enjoy a 360 degree virtual tour as well.  This...

Open Office Dead??

Is the open office dead?  Or just evolving?  One of our favorite interior design firms wrote a short article showing how an open office can easily meet a 6-foot separation for employees.  They also discuss other issues to help create a healthier office environment. ...

Rent Relief Request Template

After writing our March 17, 2020 blog post titled Business Interruption & Rent Relief, we recorded two podcasts on the same subject. Many discussions followed with clients and friends asking for help in the actual implementation of the advice we provided. The...

Business Survival in Crisis

We’ve all heard more about COVID-19 than any of us ever wanted to hear, so I’m not going to comment on how to avoid the virus or how often you should bath yourself and everything you own in Purell. Instead, I’m simply going to ask, how will this crisis affect your...

Business Interruption & Rent Relief

Sorry this will be so long, but over the last couple days, we have received several inquiries from clients asking how to go about seeking rent relief from their landlords. Their businesses have no income due to shutdowns related to the COVID-19 pandemic and they won’t...

Confessions of a Recovering Landlord

We've begun a new podcast entitled, Confessions of a Recovering Landlord. Wait, before you write it off as a boring old monologue, let me tell you that it is filled with delightful dialogue and cheerful (?) banter as Jan is on it with me, grilling, I mean questioning...