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  • Noticed any U-Haul trucks in the area lately? Probably. Texas continued its reign as America’s No. 1 Growth State during 2017, according to U-Haul data analyzing the past year’s U.S. migration trends. Year-over-year arrivals of one-way U-Haul truck rentals rose 1 percent while departures climbed 3 percent from Texas’s 2016 numbers. Some of the state’s increase in overall U-Haul transactions ... Th...

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  • Atticus/Kortmed has renewed 14,905 sf of office space at 8100 John W. Carpenter Freeway, Dallas. Brian Pafford, senior vice president and managing partner of Bradford Commercial Real Estate Services, represented the landlord, Reunion Boulevard LP. Monika Guzman of Structure Commercial represented the tenant. Atlas Copco Compressors LLC has leased 8,500 sf of warehouse space at 2520 N. Great Southw...

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  • It was a banner year for Texas manufacturing in 2017, as the state recorded production levels not seen since before the recession. Every month, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas surveys Texas manufacturing executives about market conditions. A key measure of the industry’s performance is the production index. Anything above zero means a majority of respondents saw growth, while anything ... The p...

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  • by:  Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor Busy developers delivered more new warehouse in Dallas-Fort Worth than ever in 2017. A record 26.8 million square feet of new industrial building space opened its doors in North Texas last year, according to a new report from commercial property firm CBRE. In the last seven years almost 100 million square feet of new warehouse ... The post Warehouse constructio...

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  • by:  Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor A surge in fourth-quarter leasing made Dallas-Fort Worth the top office market in the country for 2017. Expanding and relocating companies net-leased almost 4.7 million square feet of North Texas office space in 2017, according to a just-released study by commercial real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield Inc. Last year’s net office leasing — ... The post North Te...

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  • By Daniel Salazar  –  Staff Writer, Austin Business Journal Texas added more people than any other state from 2016 to 2017, according to national and state population data released last week by the U.S. Census Bureau. Between July 1, 2016 and July 1, 2017, the Texas population increased by nearly 400,000 people, No. 1 nationwide. The Lone Star State’s population ... The post Texas added more peopl...

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  • DALLAS – Leigh Richter, executive vice president with Bradford Commercial Real Estate Services, has been appointed to a two-year term on the city of Dallas’ Landmark Commission. The new appointment was made by Sandy Greyson, who represents District 12. Richter’s term ends Sept. 30, 2019. The Landmark Commission oversees Certificate of Appropriateness applications in Dallas’ historic districts and ...

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  • Bean Bros. LLC, dba The Seat Shop, has leased 16,054 sf of warehouse space in Twin Creeks Business Center, Building 300, 1305 N. Watters Rd., Allen, from Breit Industrial HS TX Property Owner LP. Susan Singer, executive vice president of Bradford Commercial Real Estate Services, and Michael T. Grant, senior vice president and managing partner, represented the landlord. David Peterson ... The post ...

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  • FORT WORTH – In a six-month turnaround, the 214,650-sf Railhead Business Station has reclaimed its 100% occupancy with the expansion of a north Fort Worth tenant, Wise Foods Inc. The company is up and running in 33,673 sf at 800 Railhead Rd., one of three distribution warehouses in the class A industrial project, owned by Sun Life Assurance of Canada. ... The post Wise Foods Expands, Takes Last Sp...

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  • Once again the impacts of free trade are at the forefront of international economic discussions. From renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, to Brexit, many nations are reanalyzing their views on international trade and globalization. This article examines the impacts of two major trade liberalization events on Texas manufacturing employmen...

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  • Reprinted from GlobeSt DALLAS—The Dallas/Fort Worth area has experienced impressive economic growth since the Great Recession. Affordability and job growth have attracted people to the area in that time frame. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the DFW MSA ranks second in both rate of job growth and number of jobs added nationally. In Dallas alone, the population ... The post Can A Ma...

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  • GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – With small to mid-size industrial spaces at a premium, recent leasing activity has pushed occupancy to 100% at several properties in the Upper Great Southwest Industrial District. In Bradford Commercial Real Estate Services’ recent round of leases, move-ins have been completed or soon will be at Woodlands Business Center, 2009 108th St., 1209 E. Avenue J ... The post Industr...

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  • As e-commerce continues to take up market share in the retail space, the industrial sector is benefiting from increased demand for space, making the property type a hot commodity. Panelists at the 2017 ULI Fall Meeting in Los Angeles discussed their largely optimistic perspectives on the industrial sector’s prospects, but also acknowledged the challenges that come along with their business. For Pr...

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  • Manufacturing is a cornerstone of the Texas economy, employing more than 7% of Texans, paying high wages, and producing hundreds of billions in goods for export each year. These businesses also generate opportunities for a broad spectrum of other types of firms ranging from suppliers of needed inputs to those providing business services. In addition, as employees of all of ... The post Manufacturi...

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  • AUSTIN (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts) – It’s common knowledge that Texas’ population has grown by leaps and bounds the past few years, and growth will likely continue indefinitely. A new report from the Texas Comptroller uses U.S. Census Bureau data to ​look at where folks are coming from and where they’re settling down. Highlights: Between April 1, 2010, and ... The post New report provid...

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  • By Craig M. Douglas  –  Director, Editorial Research & Analysis Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has built a net worth of roughly $85 billion with the sort of discipline and scale refined by corporate titans before him — Rockefeller, Ford and Gates among them — though no one has so efficiently tapped America’s collective impatience and love for a bargain. What ... The post The Amazon Effect: How taxpayer...

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  • Kevin and Leigh, On behalf of Sue and the Gala chairs, we want to thank you for being our sponsor for the Kick-off Party! We thought it was a great event – wonderful venue, great turn-out even with the rain (we had 72+ people sign in) and with just a few sponsorships prior to yesterday we now have over $40,000 ... The post Our Friends Place Kick-off Party appeared first on Bradford | Dallas Commer...

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  • NORTH TEXAS SALES Right Now Ministries International has sold a 16,800-sf office building on 1.3 acres at 3304 Essex Dr., Richardson, to ABRE Holdings LLC. Susan Singer, executive vice president of Bradford Commercial Real Estate Services, and Michael T. Grant, senior vice president and managing partner, represented the seller. Jagdish Godhwani of Beam Real Estate represented the buyer. Devices & ...

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  • PRESENTED BY  Corfac International September 29, 2017 It’s well known that companies are focused on competing for the best employees. The so-called War for Talent was in full swing even when unemployment levels reached double digits. Now that the unemployment rate has fallen to a historically low 4.4 percent, the commercial real estate sector is feeling the pinch of tight ... The post CRE Firms Mu...

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  • GARLAND, Texas – American Builders Contractors Supply Co. Inc. has latched onto a new location in northeast Dallas, inking a long-term lease for an 87,780-sf office/warehouse with three extra acres for outside storage. ABC Supply’s new building materials hub will be located at 2660 Market St. in Garland, just a half-mile from its present address.  Kevin Santaularia, president and CEO ... The post ...

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  • LOL, SMH, OMG, AOL, POTUS, acronyms are everywhere.  Social Media, business, personal, Medical, Dental, Construction, Retail, personal and yes, even Commercial Real Estate. What is an acronym and where did it come from? An Acronym is a word formed from the initial letters of a name or phrase. It is pronounced as if it were a word. The most common ... The post The 411 on CRE acronyms appeared first...

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  • FORT WORTH – Innovative Business Services LLC is relocating and expanding its North Texas hub to 20,835 sf at Railhead Business Station in north Fort Worth. The locally based company is moving its warehouse and logistics operation to 800 Railhead Rd. from Carrollton. The firm has taken one of two remaining spaces in the three-building, 214,650-sf business park, owned by ... The post Logistics Firm...

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  • DALLAS – J&B Construction has started the cleanup on 25 acres of just-purchased land laden with tons of concrete debris as the first step in redeveloping the Denton County site. The acreage is located near the junction of FM 156 and FM 1384, just north of the Justin city limits. Nick Talley, senior vice president and managing partner of Dallas-based ... The post 25-Acre Redevelopment Project Begin...

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  • Once again, how goods flow from manufacturers to consumers is about to change. Over the next decade, prompted by new technologies and business processes, this transformation will reduce supply chain costs and reorder its components. Logistics real estate is at the center of this shift. The traditional warehouse was once an afterthought— an out-of-the-way box to store things. As e-commerce ... The ...

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  • Historically, Dallas is best known for its involvement in the oil and cotton industries. Today, it boasts a large and diverse economy that includes banking, telecommunications, technology, and healthcare, among other industries. The region also serves as a major distribution hub because of its size and central location, along with its abundance of easy access to rail, truck, and air ... The post D...

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  • Dallas-Fort Worth is always well-represented on Forbes‘ annual ranking of largest privately owned companies in the U.S. This year, eight D-FW-based businesses made the cut of 225 private companies with annual revenue of $2 billion or more. And Texas scored 15 firms on the publication’s 33rd ranking, putting it third among states. California (29) and New York (25) were the top ... The post Eight Da...

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  • (CNN)It happens every few years: a seismic shift in the way we live our lives fuels a change in human behavior so significant, it blows the concept of the office as we know it out of the water. Modern technology is no exception. Fast becoming the catalyst behind one of the biggest shake-ups the office has ever seen — from ... The post What will the office look like in 10 years? 6 experts predict t...

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  • As you wheel into your business, you notice all of the parking spaces are consumed, forcing you to park in the adjacent lot. At the front door you’re greeted by several employees who cohabitate because the office space is insufficient for the staff. A quick foray into the warehouse convinces you the new shipment of raw materials must wait. You ... The post Five unintended consequences of a commerc...

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