Most Active Office Submarkets for 2021 (YTD and Pending Move-ins)

Far North Dallas and Las Colinas are the two most active submarkets.  They both have high levels of construction (both recently completed and projects currently underway).  For Far North Dallas, JPMorgan Chase has a phase 2 built-to-suit and along with other construction projects in the Legacy area (Keurig Dr Pepper, Reata Pharmaceuticals) and various spec… Read more »

Why so many corporate relocations are coming to North Texas

By CeCe Grosz, Marketing Intern It’s no secret that the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex boasts a business-friendly tax climate, talented workforce, and profitable market for many industries. But why exactly are we seeing so many businesses relocate to North Texas recently? Adriana Cruz, executive director of Economic Development and Tourism for the Governor’s office, was recently… Read more »

Top Office Design Trends for 2021

By CeCe Grosz, Marketing Intern Many companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex are enjoying the normalcy of returning to the office, with employees once again able to chat by the coffee machine or mingle in the break room. However, some aspects of office design will continue to adapt to the post-pandemic state of the world,… Read more »

DFW Office Deliveries may be high in late 2021, but taper notably in 2022-23

By Steve Triolet, Younger Partners Research Director Recently, we looked at current leasing volume trends in comparison to the historic norm. I thought it might be helpful to take a look at the construction delivery pipeline and what it likely indicates for the future market fundamentals for the DFW office market. The construction pipeline remains elevated at… Read more »

A Look at Office Asking Rates: Class A & B

By Steve Triolet, Younger Partners Research Director DFW office asking rates, overall, continue to look largely unchanged from one year ago.  This is especially true in some of the top office markets like New York City and San Francisco, which have seen double-digit rate declines. Rates are a lagging indicator and previous cycles show that most of… Read more »

DFW Office Sublease Trends & Takeaways

Over the past seven months, the 9.5 million square feet of sublease office space available across DFW has been largely stagnant. However, there has been an increasing amount of movement over the past two months. We’ve discovered a few primary trends that have been keeping the total flat.   First, there have been short-term subleases with… Read more »

DFW Office Usage Update

By Steve Triolet, Younger Partners Research Director Near the beginning of the year, I shared some info from Kastle Systems on office usage for the top 10 office markets across the country.  Back then and now, DFW remains the top market for office usage (office workers being physically back in the office on at least… Read more »

YP’s 2020 Top Producers

Congrats to the YP Top Brokers for 2020! Top Producers are Trae Anderson, Sean Dalton, Scot Farber, Jack Gail, Tom Grunnah, David Hinson, Ben McCutchin, John St. Clair and Tom Strohbehn. A new award this year goes to the broker who generated the most revenue by working with other YP brokers. Congrats to Michael Ytem… Read more »

D CEO Selects Nine YP Brokers to 2021 Power Brokers List

Congratulations to the Younger Partners brokers who made D Magazine‘s D CEO 2021 Power Brokers list. Included in the list for office leasing are Trae Anderson, Kathy Permenter and Sean Dalton. For land and commercial property sales are Scot Farber, Tom Strohbehn, Tom Grunnah, David Hinson, Ben McCutchin and John St. Clair. See the full list at: https://bit.ly/37PyBKZ

Making Your Own Luck in Commercial Real Estate

Playmakers Talk Show Guest for the February 5th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show: Kathy Permenter, Co-Founding Partner, Younger Partners  Subscribe to the PlayMakers Talk Show Podcast Kathy Permenter serves as co-managing partner and has a proven track record of creating value for her clients. Kathy is responsible for leasing select assignments and the overall performance… Read more »

Younger Partners Investments Acquires Grocery-Anchored Shopping Center

Younger Partners Investments (YPI) completed its first retail acquisition: Heath Town Center, a 77,669-square-foot grocery-anchored retail center at FM 549 and Laurence Drive in Heath. YPI is Younger Partners’ newest platform designed to acquire retail properties. YPI was launched in July 2020 to target retail properties from lifestyle to neighborhood centers throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth… Read more »

YP Spotlight: Elaine XU

YP’s January Spotlight is broker Elaine Xu, who focuses on land, industrial, office buildings and investment properties. The three-year YP veteran appreciates the teamwork and insightful mentors Younger Partners has to offer. She enjoys that every deal is different with much to learn from each one – from strategic thinking to negotiation tactics. On weekends,… Read more »