Commercial Real Estate News & Research

In these pages, we have compiled some of the most useful commercial real estate insights across several sectors. Our team of commercial brokerage experts offers insights into CRE news, regional economics, legal strategy, tax strategy, and commercial property operational strategy. Throughout these posts, you’ll find valuable information regardless of your role in commercial real estate. Whether you’re a building owner, investor, broker, or a tenant of Texas commercial real estate, you can benefit from these commercial real estate insights.

The Latest Insights

Below are some of CXRE’s latest commercial real estate Insights.

Kingwood/Humble office overview

Kingwood/Humble Office Market Overview for Q22019

The Kingwood/Humble office market is relatively small with around 3.5 million SF of office/medical inventory but recent development of Grand Parkway which is Houston’s third loop has spurred growth in
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Investing in RV Parks

The Perks and Downfalls of Investing in RV Parks

Americans love hitting the open road. And what better way to do it than in a recreational vehicle (RV)? Although in the past many RVers were retirees and summer vacationers,
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4 Things You Need to Know Before Investing in a Medical Office Building

4 Things You Need to Know Before Investing in a Medical Office Building

Undoubtedly, Americans are getting older. In fact, the number of older Americans goes up annually. Surprisingly, the number of Americans over 65 will double by the year 2055. Not only
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Property Manager vs. Facilities Manager

Property Manager vs. Facilities Manager

Property Manager or Facilities Manager: Learn Which You Need What’s the difference between a facilities manager and a property manager? If you have commercial assets, which one is more useful?
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The Biggest Commercial Real Estate Owners

The Biggest Commercial Real Estate Owners

The Biggest Commercial Real Estate Owners Without a doubt, commercial real estate (CRE) is a multi-billion dollar industry. This sector includes office buildings, hotels, strip malls, restaurants, retailers, gas stations,
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Designing a Smart Office Building

Designing a Smart Office Building

In the past, the cost of energy in Houston was low and Texas businesses were willing to put up with inefficient buildings and energy-wasting technologies. Incandescent lights blazed all night
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Updated for 2019: Calculate the Cap Rate and NOI of an Office Building

Updated for 2019: Calculate the Cap Rate and NOI of an Office Building

Basics First of all, a common way of calculating this return on an investment is by using the Cap Rate (short for capitalization rate, commonly called the Cap Rate or
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Hines 717 Texas Earns LEED Platinum

Hines 717 Texas Earns LEED Platinum

From the Houston Business Journal: The office building at 717 Texas in downtown Houston has become the first Texas skyscraper to achieve LEED Platinum certification for existing buildings from the
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3 Things You Didn't Know About Houston's Opportunity Zones Locations - Revised for Q3 2019

3 Things You Didn’t Know About Houston’s Opportunity Zones Locations – Revised for Q3 2019

Houston's Opportunity Zones It's true that many real estate investors have heard of Opportunity Zones. Yet many might not know exactly what they are. Briefly, Opportunity Zones (a.k.a. 'O-Zones') are
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Houston largest commercial real estate owners city skyline

2019 List of Houston’s Largest Commercial Real Estate Owners

Below is a list of some of the largest commercial real estate owners in Houston. Along with each firm, we’ve also listed the local, commercial square feet each owned as
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2019’s Best 24 Books For Commercial Real Estate Investors

2019’s Best 24 Books For Commercial Real Estate Investors

Great Book Ideas for Commercial Real Estate Brokers and Investors To be a successful commercial real estate investor in Houston, you should know the ins-and-outs of the industry and stay
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Sugar Land office market

The E Fort Bend CO/Sugar Land Office Market Overview for Q22019

Houston has a few live/work/play master-planned communities and the Fort Bend Sugar Land submarket is one of them. This has drawn a mixed tenant base with energy/engineering companies such as
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Regardless of role or your level of commercial real estate experience, CXRE offers Insights for everyone. Do you want to learn more about real estate investing? On the other hand, are you a seasoned investor searching for new opportunities? Are you curious about Houston’s Opportunity Zones? Want to stay on top of the happenings in and around Houston? Are you a seasoned pro who wants tips to hone your skills and improve your commercial real estate game? Contrarily, are you a new agent who needs resources to establish your commercial real estate career? In order to assist you, we offer these Insights.

To learn more, please reach out to our team of experts. Without a doubt, we welcome your questions and comments. By all means, let us know how we can serve you!

The Value of Accurate CRE Information

Firstly, as commercial real estate professionals, we understand the value and importance of accurate commercial real estate insights. In fact, we know that having the right info can mean the difference between seizing the day and missing an opportunity. For example, tax regulations which affect commercial real estate change periodically. Due to this, we want our clients to know how those may affect them and their assets. What’s more, new commercial development is constant, especially in Houston, one of America’s fastest-growing metropolitan areas.

We do our best to keep you informed on current issues and events.

On top of that, we want all of our clients to make the best decisions possible regarding their current and potential assets. Consequently, we constantly search for the most up-to-date topics to keep you informed. Also, in our Insights, you can learn about a number of pertinent topics. Overall, from market activity to commercial real estate trends to practical information to help you become better at what you do, we provide all sorts of resources. No matter what your specific role might be, our commercial real estate insights keep you in-the-know.

The CXRE Advantage

deal speed, talent, and tenant-centricityWhy choose CXRE? We believe that only three things matter in commercial real estate. Firstly, we prioritize deal speed and talent. In the commercial brokerage industry, our execution speed and talent are the two main things that make us different from other firms.

On top of that, our team focuses on tenant-centricity. As a result, our tenant-centric mindset is the third cornerstone of our firm. Without a doubt, the commercial real estate investment industry wouldn’t exist without tenants. To this end, every member of our team works hard to provide a world-class tenant-centric experience which is a win-win for everyone involved.

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