ExxonMobil’s New Campus: Giving Houston a Second Energy Corridor

Executives are keeping their large, new campus largely under wraps. Nevertheless, it is transforming the area’s real estate.

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  • ULI Case Study: BG Group Place, Houston, Texas

    April 30, 2015

    Hines is known for developing iconic buildings in Houston—notably One Shell Plaza, Pennzoil Place, and the Houston Galleria—and around the world. But when the company first proposed developing a new office building on a blighted block in downtown Houston, many in the Houston real estate community scratched their heads.

  • U.S. Office Occupancy at Seven-Year High

    March 30, 2015

    According to a new report from CBRE Research, annual tenant demand, as measured by net absorption, totaled 52.7 million square feet (4.9 million sq m) in 2014—the highest annual amount since 2007.

  • Three Case Studies Combining Office Development With Placemaking

    November 4, 2014

    As panelists demonstrated at the 2014 ULI Fall Meeting, owners and developers are generating new demand for office space by repositioning entire neighborhoods and developing new mixed-use buildings to meet the needs of office users.

  • Added Dimensionality in the Modern Workspace

    Prevailing modes of workplace organization have and continue to be upended by new enterprises, designers, and clients, according to panelists at the 2014 ULI Fall Meeting in New York City.

  • Lower Manhattan Rises

    October 13, 2014

    The downtown area attracts office tenants, residents, and tourists as it rebuilds.

  • Making Space for More Tech Firms in New York City

    August 25, 2014

    As New York City’s burgeoning tech economy continues to grow, startups face the same challenges for office space they would anywhere else—but have the added challenge of Manhattan-level price tags, vying for space with law firms, banks, and other well-financed tenants.

  • Bringing Keycard Technology to Smartphones

    August 21, 2014

    This past July, a company called Kisi took the grand prize at a “Hacker Challenge” for real estate–based apps sponsored by RETechNYC, an advisory firm, and ULI New York.

  • Special Section: Texas

    July 7, 2014

    Like a sweltering summer day in the Panhandle, the Texas real estate market is hot. Very hot.

  • The Economics Underlying the Texas Boom

    Extracting oil and natural gas from shale is just one driver of the state’s latest glory days.

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