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...

Another One Bites the Dust

The Houston Chronicle reported on Friday that yet another tenant-rep-only firm has sold to a full-service firm. Jackson & Cooksey has been a commercial real estate firm solely focused on representing users (tenants & buyers) of commercial real estate since...

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...

A Ban on Dual Agency Fails…For Now

As you probably know, at REATA, we only represent users – companies that lease or buy office and warehouse space. We won’t take landlord listings for lease because it has the potential to create conflicts of interest. Furthermore, we don’t think that...