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 »

YP Spotlight: Byron McCoy

Our December #YPSpotlight, Byron McCoy, is one of the nine partners at Younger Partners. He joined the company six years ago and focuses on third-party agency leasing and some sales transactions. Byron says what he enjoys most about his role is that every day, every transaction and every client is different. Getting a property to full occupancy… Read more »

How Can Office Rates Still be Rising?

By Younger Partners Research Director Steve Triolet Rates are a lagging indicator, in other words, they often don’t react initially to changing market conditions. Still, over the past few quarters, DFW office asking rates have remained stubbornly high, especially in comparison to other large markets like San Francisco and New York City (which have both… Read more »

Younger Partners Spotlight: Seyoum Amharay

Our November YP Spotlight is Seyoum Amharay. The YP Parking Operations Manager at Republic Center supervises both valet and self-parking activities; he enjoys meeting and engaging with tenants and customers. In his free time, he loves to cook and led the winning team in the YP 2019 Chili Cook Off despite never making chili before…. Read more »

DFW Office Sublease Space is Near a 5-Year Supply

By Younger Partners Research Director Steve Triolet It’s not really new that office sublease space across the US has been rising rapidly over the past 6 months. Dallas, like many markets, are seeing all-time highs. Currently, DFW has just under 9.3 million square feet available with some larger blocks likely to hit the market before year-end (Pioneer… Read more »

YPPS Takes Over Renaissance Tower Property Management

Younger Partners Property Services will take over the property management for the 56-story, 1,738,979-square-foot Renaissance Tower at 1201 Elm St. in Downtown Dallas effective Sept. 1. The Class A trophy office tower, located in the heart of the Dallas Central Business District, is a Dallas landmark known for its distinctive double “X” lighting and majestic… Read more »

The Spread Between the Availability Rate and Vacancy Points to Continued Negative Absorption Over the Next Few Quarters

With most properties taking roughly two years between breaking ground and occupancy, the construction pipeline takes time to shift from changing market conditions.  Still, I think it is informative to see how the various property types have changed over the past few years, along with some data on the current under construction pipeline. As you… Read more »

August YP Spotlight: Parker Morgan

Our August #YPSpotlight, Parker Morgan, joined Younger Partners as a summer analyst intern from 2015-2017 and became a full-time broker on the office team after graduating from A&M in January 2018. He enjoys learning more about the industry from the wealth of knowledge possessed by the YP brokerage team. In his downtime, Parker loves to golf… Read more »