Office Market Vacancy Rate

Dallas Fort Worth has always been known for its low cost of living, ease of doing business and highly skilled labor pool. Its central location, great airport and low tax burden for both individuals and companies make it a very attractive place to do business. So its...

Don’t Let Your Lease Kill the Sale of Your Business

As an asset manager, in the late 90s, working for a large owner of office buildings, I got a phone call from a guy who said he was buying one of the companies in a Dallas building we owned. He said his company planned to close on the sale the next day and he wanted...

US Office Vacancy Lowest in 10 Years

According to a report produced by Transwestern, office vacancies in the US as a whole are at their lowest in 10 years. That’s pretty amazing when you consider that they also report that 70.7 million square feet (SF) of new construction has been started during...

3D Printing a Building?

Fascinating building going on in Dubai. In 17 days the Dubai Future Foundation printed out a building. The Associated Press described it as “looking like a mashup of a Jetsons abode and an Apple Store”. The building is located between the twin Emirates Towers and...

Granite Park – 6th Tower to Break Ground Soon

Fannie Mae will be consolidating its three locations in North Texas to Granite Park’s newest office tower, which is slated to be completed October, 2017. Granite has two more high rise office buildings in the hopper – “we started out here with one...