PUBLICATIONS ARCHIVE


DATE
HEADLINE
Q4 2017
EXPANSION TO CONTINUE IN 2018
​Transwestern Chief Investment Officer Tom McNearney sees plenty of runway for continued economic expansion in 2018. ​

​Transwestern Chief Investment Officer Tom McNearney sees plenty of runway for continued economic expansion in 2018. ​



Q3 2017
PRIMARY ECONOMIC RISK TODAY IS GEOPOLITICAL
​​The possibility of another government shutdown and default disrupted pricing of short-term securities this month under looming deadlines to lift the statutory debt ceiling by Sept. 29 and pass a Fiscal 2018 federal budget by Oct. 1.​

​​The possibility of another government shutdown and default disrupted pricing of short-term securities this month under looming deadlines to lift the statutory debt ceiling by Sept. 29 and pass a Fiscal 2018 federal budget by Oct. 1.​



ONE TAX REFORM COULD BRING MASSIVE CRE INVESTMENT
​​Transwestern Chief Investment Officer Tom McNearney believes the time has come to repeal the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 (FIRPTA) and unlock billions of dollars for potential investment in U.S. real estate. In the latest edition of The Briefing, he contends this single element of tax reform would add liquidity to offset slowing institutional allocations to the sector.​

​​Transwestern Chief Investment Officer Tom McNearney believes the time has come to repeal the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 (FIRPTA) and unlock billions of dollars for potential investment in U.S. real estate. In the latest edition of The Briefing, he contends this single element of tax reform would add liquidity to offset slowing institutional allocations to the sector.​



Q1 2017
THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION HAS SPARKED EXPECTATIONS
The Trump administration has sparked expectations for increased government spending, declining tax rates and stimulus-powered growth.​

The Trump administration has sparked expectations for increased government spending, declining tax rates and stimulus-powered growth.​



Q4 2016
ARE WE ADDICTED TO ARTIFICIALLY LOW INTEREST RATES?
​The economic picture can be especially murky around a presidential election, and this year has engendered more than the usual supply of mixed messages.

​The economic picture can be especially murky around a presidential election, and this year has engendered more than the usual supply of mixed messages.



Q3 2016
THE IMPACT OF BREXIT WILL BE LONG AND PROTRACTED
​​​​​​​​The impact of Brexit will be long and protracted, which will likely result in increased volatility in the capital markets.​​

​​​​​​​​The impact of Brexit will be long and protracted, which will likely result in increased volatility in the capital markets.​​



Q2 2016
THE U.S. ECONOMY CONTINUES TO SHOW SLOW, STEADY PROGRESS
​​​​​The U.S. economy continues to show slow, steady progress​ despite fears of a global economic downturn​​

​​​​​The U.S. economy continues to show slow, steady progress​ despite fears of a global economic downturn​​



Q1 2016
HOUSEHOLD WEALTH REBOUNDED ALMOST $30 TRILLION SINCE THE GREAT RECESSION
​Despite mixed signals and headwinds from around the world, U.S. economic fundamentals remain solid, if unspectacular.​

​Despite mixed signals and headwinds from around the world, U.S. economic fundamentals remain solid, if unspectacular.​



Q4 2015
U.S. ECONOMY CONTINUES TO CHUG ALONG
​​​​​​​​​Despite challenges at home and abroad, the U.S. economy continues to chug along. While not growing at a blistering pace, our solid fundamentals are still the envy of the world.​

​​​​​​​​​Despite challenges at home and abroad, the U.S. economy continues to chug along. While not growing at a blistering pace, our solid fundamentals are still the envy of the world.​



STRONG YEAR EXPECTED FOR CRE INVESTMENT
​​Capital flows into commercial real estate are expected to remain strong through fourth-quarter 2016, though amounts could be impacted by high prices and valuations, rising rates and economic uncertainties.​​

​​Capital flows into commercial real estate are expected to remain strong through fourth-quarter 2016, though amounts could be impacted by high prices and valuations, rising rates and economic uncertainties.​​



DATE
HEADLINE
Q4 2017
A REBOUND, BUT WITH UNCERTAINTY
Jonathan ChambersSenior Associate Delta Associates
Jonathan Chambers
Senior Associate 
Delta Associates


HALLS OF LEARNING EMULATE WORKPLACE DESIGN
Phil UtigardExecutive Vice PresidentEducation Advisory Group
Phil Utigard
Executive Vice President
Education Advisory Group


INVESTMENT: THE OTHER RISK MANAGEMENT
Scott Fitzgerald Executive Managing Director Transwestern Investment Group
Scott Fitzgerald 
Executive Managing Director 
Transwestern Investment Group


RETAIL RE-TOLD: FACTS COUNTER MYTH OF MALLS' DEMISE
​​Nick Hernandez Managing Director Retail​​

​​Nick Hernandez
Managing Director
Retail​​



A CLOSER LOOK
​​​​A Message from Charles Hazen​

​​​​A Message from Charles Hazen​



Q2 2017
UNABATED ECONOMIC GROWTH CONTINUES: THE NATIONAL ECONOMY: FIRST QUARTER 2017
Jonathan ChambersSenior Associate Delta Associates
Jonathan Chambers
Senior Associate 
Delta Associates


PROTECTING LEASED SPACE
Jerry AllenSenior Vice PresidentEngineering and ConstructionAsset Services
Jerry Allen
Senior Vice President
Engineering and Construction
Asset Services


SECURITY: A VITAL COMPONENT OF EFFECTIVE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
​Robert Bridges Executive Managing Director Asset ServicesJon Weems Property Manager Asset Services
​Robert Bridges 
Executive Managing Director 
Asset Services

Jon Weems 
Property Manager 
Asset Services


DATA CENTERS: THE MODERN FORTRESS EVOLVES
​C. Andrew Marcus National Director Data Center Solutions​Todd Smith Chief Technical Officer Data Center Solutions
​C. Andrew Marcus 
National Director 
Data Center Solutions

Todd Smith 
Chief Technical Officer 
Data Center Solutions


INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY
A Message from Kurt Emshousen​

A Message from Kurt Emshousen​



Q1 2017
MICRO-UNIT MULTIFAMILY
Ty Puckett and Josh DelkExecutive Vice President and Vice President​​​Transwestern Development Co.
Ty Puckett and Josh Delk
Executive Vice President and Vice President​​​
Transwestern Development Co.


INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
​Steve Kozarits, SIOR and ​​​Ed Mendence, SIOR, CCIMSenior Vice PresidentsIndustrial ServicesTranswestern
​Steve Kozarits, SIOR and ​​​Ed Mendence, SIOR, CCIM
Senior Vice Presidents
Industrial Services
Transwestern


EMBRACING MOBILE DATA
​​Brian LandesGIS AnalystResearch ServicesTranswestern​​​

​​Brian Landes
GIS Analyst
Research Services
Transwestern​​​



WELCOME, 2017!
​​​​​A Message from Mark Doran​​

​​​​​A Message from Mark Doran​​



WHAT COMES NEXT?
​​​Transwestern Points to Some Important Trends that Will Shape 2017​​​

​​​Transwestern Points to Some Important Trends that Will Shape 2017​​​



Q3 2016
LOOKING FORWARD
​A Message from Larry Heard​​​​​

​A Message from Larry Heard​​​​​



OFFICE PARTY
​​​Elizabeth NortonManaging Director – ResearchTranswestern​

​​​Elizabeth Norton
Managing Director – Research
Transwestern​



THE STRUGGLE FOR BIOTECH SPACE IS REAL
​​​​Eric Smith and Chris Wadley​​​Transwestern​

​​​​Eric Smith and Chris Wadley​​​
Transwestern​



BETTER, FASTER, CHEAPER
​​Michael Lirtzman and Jeff Dowdell​Agency LeasingTranswestern​​
​​Michael Lirtzman and Jeff Dowdell​
Agency Leasing
Transwestern​​


STARTING AGAIN
​​​Jonathan Chambers​ and David WeiselDelta Associates​​
​​​Jonathan Chambers​ and David Weisel
Delta Associates​​


Q2 2016
SLOW START IN 2016 BUT THE OUTLOOK IS POSITIVE
​​David Versel and Jonathan Chambers​Delta Associates

​​David Versel and Jonathan Chambers​
Delta Associates



NET YOUR MAXIMUM ROI BY IMPLEMENTING POPULAR PROPERTY IMPROVEMENTS
​Reed Christianson and Erin Wendorf​Agency Leasing​

​Reed Christianson and Erin Wendorf​
Agency Leasing​



DEVELOPING FOR BABY BOOMERS
Mark CulwellManaging DirectorTranswestern Development Co.
Mark Culwell
Managing Director
Transwestern Development Co.


QUANTIFY TENANTS' WORKPLACE HEALTHINESS WITH WELL BUILDING STANDARD®
​Dave HubkaWELL APDirector — CommissioningTranswestern​​

​Dave Hubka
WELL AP
Director — Commissioning
Transwestern​​



ANTICIPATING WHAT COMES NEXT
​A Message from Mark Doran​

​A Message from Mark Doran​



Q1 2016
INVESTMENT STRATEGIES REVISITED
Steve Pumper Executive Managing Partner Capital Markets Transwestern
Steve Pumper 
Executive Managing Partner 
Capital Markets 
Transwestern


INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS BANK ON BUILD-TO-CORE
​​Jeff KnowlesManaging Director​Transwestern Development Co.

​​Jeff Knowles
Managing Director​
Transwestern Development Co.




ECONOMY FIRING ON MOST (BUT NOT ALL) CYLINDERS
​​​David Versel and Jonathan Chambers​​Delta Associates

​​​David Versel and Jonathan Chambers​​
Delta Associates



SATISFYING DEMAND FOR CRANE-SERVED BUILDINGS
​​​​Steve KozartisSenior Vice President, Tenant Advisory Services

​​​​Steve Kozartis
Senior Vice President, Tenant Advisory Services




DELIVERING EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCES AT EVERY OPPORTUNITY
​A Message from Chip Clarke
​A Message from Chip Clarke




Q4 2015
EXTRAORDINARY PERFORMANCE FUELS STRATEGIC GROWTH
​A Message from Robert D. Duncan and Larry P. Heard

​A Message from Robert D. Duncan and Larry P. Heard 



ECONOMIC OUTLOOK POSITIVE DESPITE ROUGH START
​​​David Versel and Jonathan Chambers Delta Associates
​​​David Versel and Jonathan Chambers 
Delta Associates 


INCENTIVES GAIN IMPORTANCE IN SITE SELECTION DECISIONS
​Brad Migdal ​​Executive Managing Director, Consulting Services Transwestern ​Brad Migdal 
​​Executive Managing Director, Consulting Services 
Transwestern


MULTIFAMILY DEVELOPERS ADDRESS SHIFTING NEEDS ACROSS A SPECTRUM OF RENTERS
​​​Mark Culwell Managing Director Transwestern Development Co.
​​​Mark Culwell 
Managing Director 
Transwestern Development Co.


Q3 2015
INVESTING IN OUR FUTURE
​​​A Message from Mark Doran Chief Operating Officer
​​​A Message from Mark Doran 
Chief Operating Officer


RECOVERY IS TAKING HOLD IN MOST METROS
​​​David Versel Senior Vice President Delta Associates
​​​David Versel 
Senior Vice President 
Delta Associates


CHANGE AGENT: The Role Real Estate Plays in Branding and Culture
​​​Amber Strang, Brian McKenzie and Marc Allen Tenant Advisory Services Transwestern
​​​Amber Strang, Brian McKenzie and Marc Allen 
Tenant Advisory Services 
Transwestern 


EAST AUSTIN EMBRACES TRANSIT-ORIENTED PROJECT
​​Josh Delk and Ashley Taylor Transwestern Development Co.
​​Josh Delk and Ashley Taylor 
Transwestern Development Co.


DATE
HEADLINE
Q4 2017
COUNTER CULTURE: WHY FAST-CASUAL DINING ENJOYS WIDESPREAD APPEAL
​By Chris Reyes​Vice President Tenant Advisory Retail​​​

​By Chris Reyes​
Vice President
Tenant Advisory: Retail​​​



Q3 2017
PIER PRESSURE: DOMINANT WEST, EAST COAST PORTS VIE FOR CONTAINER TRADE
By Matthew Dolly and Michael Soto, Transwestern Research
By Matthew Dolly and Michael Soto, 
Transwestern Research


PIER PRESSURE: DOMINANT WEST, EAST COAST PORTS VIE FOR CONTAINER TRADE
By Matthew Dolly and Michael Soto, Transwestern Research​
By Matthew Dolly and Michael Soto, 
Transwestern Research​




Q1 2017
OPTIMIZE YOUR TENANT’S WORKSPACE
Adam Stoltz Senior Vice President Transwestern Consulting Group​
Adam Stoltz 
Senior Vice President 
Transwestern Consulting Group​


HOW EFFECTIVE IS YOUR SPACE?
Adam Stoltz Senior Vice President Transwestern Consulting Group​​
Adam Stoltz 
Senior Vice President 
Transwestern Consulting Group​​


Q4 2016
MEDICAL OFFICE SPACE PLAYS A CRITICAL ROLE IN PATIENT CARE
Debra Schooler Vice President and National Director Healthcare Management Services
Debra Schooler 
Vice President and National Director 
Healthcare Management Services


MEDICAL OFFICE MANAGEMENT: IT STARTS AND ENDS WITH CARING
Debra Schooler Vice President and National Director Healthcare Management Services​
Debra Schooler 
Vice President and National Director 
Healthcare Management Services​




Q3 2016
INVESTMENT STANDOUT: REAL ESTATE SECTOR MAKES ITS DEBUT
Tom McNearney, Transwestern’s Chief Investment Officer

Tom McNearney, 
Transwestern’s Chief Investment Officer



Q2 2016
Owners: Accounting Change Expected to Impact Lease Negotiations
Mike McLain​Chief Accounting Officer
Mike McLain
​Chief Accounting Officer


Accounting Action Items: New Accounting Rules Present Corporate Real Estate Users with Critical Choices
Mike McLain Chief Accounting Officer
Mike McLain 
Chief Accounting Officer


Q1 2016
RETAILERS REINVENT THEMSELVES AS SHOPPING HABITS CHANGE
​​​Brian Landes GIS Analyst, Transwestern Research
​​​Brian Landes 
GIS Analyst, Transwestern Research


Q4 2015
PIONEER DAYS: INVESTORS TAKE NET-LEASE DEALS TO AUCTION
​​​With Marc Imrem and Andrew Watson, Transwestern Managing Directors of Capital Markets
​​​With Marc Imrem and Andrew Watson, 
Transwestern Managing Directors of Capital Markets


PRIVATE EQUITY FIRMS CAPITALIZE ON COMPANIES’ REAL ESTATE HOLDINGS
​W​​​ith Bradley Fulkerson, Transwestern Managing Director of Tenant Advisory Services
​W​​​ith Bradley Fulkerson, 
Transwestern Managing Director of Tenant Advisory Services


DATE
HEADLINE
Q4 2017
The New Industry Driver
​How the Rise of Autonomous Vehicles Could Impact Future Real Estate Strategy​.

​How the Rise of Autonomous Vehicles Could Impact Future Real Estate Strategy​.



Q2 2017
Mall Reuse
​Why Mall Reuse is Just Beginning

​Why Mall Reuse is Just Beginning



Q1 2017
Creative Office Projects
​​​Adaptive Reuse Generates, Staggering Returns For Investors​

​​​Adaptive Reuse Generates, Staggering Returns For Investors​



Q4 2016
The Effects of E-Commerce
​​​​Distribution Footprint For Top Retailers​

​​​​Distribution Footprint For Top Retailers​



Q3 2016
Republicans vs. Democrats
​​​How Political Party Influences the Economy and Office Demand​

​​​How Political Party Influences the Economy and Office Demand​



Q2 2016
Cranes and Lanes
​​The Link Between Infrastructure and Commercial Real Estate​

​​The Link Between Infrastructure and Commercial Real Estate​



Q1 2016
The Gen X Factor Report
​The Gen X Factor Report
​The Gen X Factor Report