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 »

July YP Spotlight: Nancy Vang

Our July #YPSpotlight, Nancy Vang, joined Younger Partners in July 2019 as an accountant for multiple properties. She says she benefits from a great support system at YP from the office staff to property managers. In her downtime, she enjoys traveling, attending Korean Pop concerts, and playing poker. She is proud of her Hmong heritage;… Read more »

Micah Ashford Joins Younger Partners To Lead New Retail Acquisitions Platform

Younger Partners welcomes Micah Ashford to lead a new retail acquisition platform. She is coming off a two-year hiatus from a 20-year career as a partner at Dunhill Partners, a leading commercial real estate firm in the Southwest that focuses on retail shopping centers. “It is wonderful to join this dynamic organization with such a… Read more »

Younger Partners Adds Retail Investment Division

Younger Partners created a new platform to acquire retail properties: Younger Partners Investments. It will target retail properties from lifestyle to neighborhood centers in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Along with this new division comes the hire of Micah Ashford to lead the charge. “We feel like retail is one of the most disrupted sectors of… Read more »

Three Hickory Centre set to deliver in December

Three Hickory Centre, a 103,000-square-foot four-story office building under construction as part of the 290-acre Mercer Crossing mixed-use project developed by Centurion American, is scheduled for a Dec. 1 delivery.  The building is being marketed by Younger Partners’ Kathy Permenter and Garrett Marler. The location on five acres at 1801 Whittington Place in Farmers Branch… Read more »

June YP Spotlight: David Hinson

Our June #YPSpotlight, David Hinson, joined Younger Partners in 2017 bringing his client-centric approach focusing on land acquisition and disposition for investment, development or owner/user purposes. David says the best part of being a broker is the positive feedback he receives from a satisfied client. The California native enjoys fishing, hiking and woodworking. He and his… Read more »

YP Shares COVID-19 Experiences with DBJ

By Taylor Tompkins  – Data Reporter, Dallas Business Journal May 31, 2020, 6:05pm EDT Managing partners Kathy Permenter and Moody Younger have been spending a lot of time on the phone since the beginning of the pandemic. Once closures began, the pair in charge of Younger Partners began checking on employees and clients. Phone calls ran the gamut — checking on families,… Read more »

May YP Spotlight: Chito Ruiz

Our May spotlight, Humberto “Chito” Ruiz Jr., has been a maintenance technician for Younger Partners since February 2016 in Tyler. He enjoys keeping the building tenants happy and thrives on their positive feedback. He says receiving a simple thank you means a lot to him. He is very family-oriented and enjoys riding ATVs with his… Read more »

Innovative Private Training Fitness Concept Coming to Dallas

A new fitness concept designed to help personal trainers take charge of their schedules, help their clients 24/7, and keep 100% of what they make is coming to the Dallas Design District. Self Made Training Facility (SMTF) Dallas is targeting an early July opening in a 13,375-square-foot fitness facility at 1925 E Levee St. in… Read more »