Houston Sublease Office Market

The Houston sublease office market realized growth in 2012 on the back of a strong local economy. Professionals looking to relocate, renew a lease or establish a new position in the Houston sublease office market should take the time to research recent developments and projects expected to initiate or complete in the near-term as well. Some of the first places to start looking in the area should be Houston’s most active Class A office submarkets:

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Startup Office Space Dallas

Finding a startup office space in Dallas, TX can be difficult for new business owners that aren’t sure what exactly they are looking for. Whether it’s a low budget tech firm or a headquarters for a new local eatery, one of the best places to look for a startup office space is Dallas, TX.

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Happy Thanksgiving From TheSquareFoot

So it's that time of year. Thanksgiving. It's one of my favorite holidays as it brings together two of my favorite things: food and more food (and my family). The other nice thing is that it always brings me back home to Houston, Texas when the weather is perfect this time of year (75 as I write this). I flee the colder climes where I have lived for the last 7 or so years in the artic tundras of DC and NYC.

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Four No-Nos When Choosing Houston Office Rentals

If you find yourself in charge of finding new Houston office rentals for your company, there are many things to consider. A lot is riding on your decision, with a whole workforce having to relocate; in the case of large relocations, employees may even be moving home and their families to follow you. The trouble to move is not something you want to go through in the near future, with work possibly being interrupted and the reaction your clients will have towards this. So below, we list four things to keep in mind when looking for new Houston office rentals.

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Medical Office Space Demand to Rise from Dirty Desks?

As we are approaching flu season (TheSquareFoot friendly reminder...get your flu shots!), this infographic created by our friends over at Learnstuff talks about the germier side of our favorite topic...office space for rent. Take a gander at some interesting stats including "a typical desk has 400x more germs than the average toilet seat" and "men's work spaces are 20% dirtier than women's". And make sure to buy some hand sanitizer when you are at the drug store getting your flu shot!

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Energy industry sparks surge in Houston commercial real estate

As regular readers of TheSquareFoot know, Houston's economic success is tied closely to the growth of the energy industry. In fact, that market's resilience during the recession is one of the primary reasons that Houston has been able to emerge from a national period of economic struggles far better than many other cities.

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Houston Galleria office space market receives boost with BBVA Compass Plaza

Large, sprawling commercial developments like The Galleria often rely on high-end department stores to function as anchor locations and draw consumers to the area. The developers of a new Galleria office space building set on Post Oak Boulevard, in the heart of Uptown Park, are going a slightly different route, opting instead to use high-quality restaurants to attract customers.

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Spaces in Space City: Houston's office space and retail space periphery in good hands with Meyerland

Back about one decade before the turn of the 20th century, Joseph F. Meyer purchased 6,000 acres of land on the southwest outskirts of Houston. At the time, the property cost Meyer about $5 per acre. Sixty years later, his descendants turned that investment into Meyerland Plaza, the third shopping center in the Houston area, following the Palms Center and the Gulfgate Mall.

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From cubicles to coworking: Tracing the development of office spaces

Office spaces have evolved tremendously since the days of whitewashed corporate offices with a cubicle for every employee. When some managers felt they needed to encourage teamwork in the workplace, many tore down cubicle barriers, while a largely employee-led desire to operate on more flexible schedules transformed coffee shops and homes all across the country into remote offices.

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