Welcome to Houston
Houston’s robust economy, low cost of living and diverse population has made it the number one destination city for U-Haul for the last nine years. It has the fourth largest population in the U.S and is the 9th largest U.S. city by land area. People from around the globe relocate to Houston seeking the abundant opportunities in the industries of energy, health sciences, space technology and aviation. It is home to 25 Fortune 500 companies, is the energy capital of the world, has the nation’s largest port, based on foreign tonnage, and is also home of the world’s largest medical center. This amazingly resilient city has been the perfect fit for Avison Young’s Houston office since 2010 and continues to expand rapidly with the leadership of two industry veterans.
Avison Young is a privately-owned company with a principal-led culture that is focused on providing best-in-class real estate services throughout Houston Metro. It is one of Houston’s leading providers of integrated commercial real estate services including tenant representation, landlord leasing, investment sales, capital markets and industrial tenant representation. Our organization is team-driven and client-focused. The depth of our market knowledge assures that we capture and capitalize on the trends impacting our clients and their real estate needs.
Astros Golf Foundation Hits a Homerun for Memorial ParkFebruary 2019 Blog Post by Rand Stephens, Houston Managing Director & PrincipalFebruary 12, 2019Once again, Houston collaborates to produce innovative results that benefit the community as a whole by making the connection between private and public partnerships. The Astro Golf Foundation’s $13.5 million proposal to renovate Memorial Park Golf Course was passed by Houston City Council on January 9. Renovations are well underway, teeing up Memorial Park to host the 2020 Houston Open.
Houston Poised for 2019 Market Challenges & TransformationsJanuary 2019 blog post by Houston Principal & Managing Director Rand StephensJanuary 30, 2019It was a solid year for the commercial real estate industry in Houston. The office market maintained a slow and steady recovery track, and the industrial market ended 2018 on a strong and healthy note. Houston’s vigorous and diverse economy deserves most of the credit, with unemployment under 4% and nearly 115,000 jobs created over the last year. So, will 2019 continue to bring the Bayou City good (economic) health and prosperity? Several key factors unique to the Houston metro certainly have it well-positioned for another banner year (if not better). Houston’s zoning and land-use regulations are appealing to investors and developers.
Avison Young Houston’s office announces multiple staff promotions to position clients for successJanuary 17, 2019Houston, TX – Rand Stephens, Avison Young Principal and Managing Director of the firm’s Houston office, announced today that the company is strengthening its Houston team through key staff promotions to better serve clients’ needs.
Grant Hortenstine named a Vice-President in Avison Young’s Houston officeUp-and-coming tenant-representation specialist helps lead local industrial teamDecember 28, 2018Houston, TX – Rand Stephens, Avison Young Principal and Managing Director of the firm’s Houston office, announced today that Grant Hortenstine has been named a Vice-President in the company’s Houston office.
Influential Trends Shape Commercial Real Estate in Houston during 2018December Blog Post by Rand Stephens, Principal & Managing Director of Avison Young's Houston OfficeDecember 20, 2018Houston has made the year of 2018 as the year of resilience, opportunity, and growth. After more than 12 months following Harvey, major economic drivers such as energy, the Texas Medical Center and NASA remain steady and strong. Houston’s population is surging as people from all over the country (Houston ranks No. 2 in the nation for largest number of new residents – 94,417 as stated by most recent Census estimates.), and the world, are flocking to H-town, where housing prices are affordable, and jobs are aplenty. According to data from Greater Houston Partnership,117,800 new jobs were added to the Houston metro area this year. Several contributing factors deserve to be recognized for making 2018 a great year for Houston’s commercial real estate market.
Alexis Tarca named Operations Manager of Avison Young's Houston OfficeHighly regarded administration specialist will help strengthen and reinforce the quality of service Avison Young provides to its clientsDecember 11, 2018Houston, TX – Rand Stephens, Avison Young Principal and Managing Director of the firm’s Houston office, announced today that Alexis Tarca has been named Operations Manager for the company’s Houston Office.
§531.20 Information About Brokerage Services
- The Commission adopts by reference the Information About Brokerage Services Notice, TREC No. IABS 1-0 (IABS Notice). The IABS Notice is published by and available from the Texas Real Estate Commission, P.O. Box 12188, Austin, Texas 78711-2188, www.trec.texas.gov.
- Each active real estate broker and sales agent shall provide:
- a link to a completed IABS Notice in a readily noticeable place on the homepage of each business website, labeled:
- "Texas Real Estate Commission Information About Brokerage Services", in at least 10 point font; or
- "TREC Information About Brokerage Services", in at least 12 point font; and
- the completed IABS Notice at the first substantive communication as required under §1101.558, Texas Occupations Code.