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Houston Office Market Insights

Thu Oct 13, 2022

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Houston Office Market Insights

The New Era Of Workspaces

Thu October 13 2022 @ 8:00 AM CDT

$115.00

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Speakers and Panels

Breaking The Standstill

Return to Work, Major Trends and Navigating A Volatile Market

Lesa Nickelson French

Lesa Nickelson French

Corporate Managing Director, Savills
Will Carter

Will Carter

Founder, WC Construction

How Is The Workplace Evolving and Adapting?

Mixed-Use and The Role It Plays in Office, Construction, Development, and Design Trends

John Leggett

Founder, NewFound Partners

Hear The Latest Report on Houston Office

Take Away Key News, Challenges, Developments, Strategies & More:

  • How has the Houston "return to office" scenario actually played out in comparison to what companies and building owners anticipated? 
  • How is the economic uncertainty impacting how owners, investors and developers are thinking about office developments, leases and tenant expectations? 
  • Two examples of success in the Houston office market have been Exxon Mobil and Hewlett Packard moving their headquarters to Spring. What is the draw for big corporate relocations to Houston's suburbs? Is downtown seeing similar movement? What’s the key to attracting and retaining large corporate tenants? What lessons can be learned from this major win? 
  • How are market leaders approaching the financing of new projects? Is it still difficult to access capital at the moment? Are there challenges underwriting office assets in the current environment?
  • What role does office space play in mixed-use projects? Is it an important piece to the puzzle? 
  • How much of a role does a unique identity for office campuses play in a company’s ability to attract and retain employees? Are coworking spaces still on the up?
  • The hybrid remote + in-office work model is clearly here to stay. How is that impacting everything from development decisions, design and workspace requirements? 
  • In what big and small ways has the workplace evolved in the last 3 years? What are the current demands for space, experience, wellness and other amenities? How are traditional office towers repositioning themselves?

 

How You'll Do More Business with Houston Office Outlook & Insights: Like many areas, office tenants and landlords in Houston are living in an uncertain market. With vacancy rates down, leasing activity slowing, construction timeline challenges and a possible recession around the corner, there is a lot to think about and discuss when it comes to the office market. However, any unsure market presents thought leaders with a smorgasbord of opportunity - downturns can lead to revival, new development and the chance to evolve and adapt traditional models and ways of thinking. Hear from the city's top developers and landlords as they analyze the temperature of the local market, discuss the growing importance of incorporating mixed-use into the office model and share the reality of operating, investing in and building office assets in Houston today. Panelists will share information on recent transactions, upcoming projects, distressed buying opportunities and much more This event will provide critical insight into the future of the Houston workplace. 

 

Who You’ll Meet: Owners, developers, investors, brokers, city and government officials, business consultants, architects, engineers, lawyers, accountants, bankers, and technology companies.

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Venue

Houston Marriott West Loop by the Galleria
1750 W Loop S
Houston, TX 77027

Ballroom: Salon A-C + foyer


Parking Information:

Event Self-Parking: $7
Event Valet Parking $19

Coming from 610 North:
1. On the freeway headed South
2. Take EXIT 9B, Post Oak Blvd.
3. Stay on the service road and pass the light at Post Oak Blvd.
4. We will be on the right hand side before the next light
5. Turn right into our main entrance and go straight, passing the front drive
6. Turn right at the stop sign going into the parking garage
7. Push the button and pull a ticket to enter the parking garage
8. In the elevator, go to the first floor and follow the signs to Hotel Registration

Coming from 610 South:
1. On the freeway headed North
2. Take EXIT 9, San Felipe/Post Oak.
3. Turn left at the light at San Felipe Street, going under the freeway
4. Turn right at the Marriott entrance, which is the 4th driveway
5. At the stop sign, turn left going into the parking garage
6. Push the button and pull a ticket to enter the parking garage
7. In the elevator, go to the first floor and follow the signs to Hotel Registration

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Agenda

Time Activity
8:00 AM
9:00 AM
Breakfast & Networking
9:00 AM
9:55 AM
Breaking The Standstill
Return to Work, Major Trends and Navigating A Volatile Market
9:55 AM
10:50 AM
How Is The Workplace Evolving and Adapting?
Mixed-Use and The Role It Plays in Office, Construction, Development, and Design Trends
10:50 AM
11:00 AM
Closing Networking

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOUR SAFETY

We hosted more than 72,000 attendees live, in-person around the globe in 2021. Our commitment to safety is no different in 2022. Our events follow all local Covid-19 regulations and protocols. In the interest of the safety of all our guests, we recommend taking a rapid or PCR test for proof of negative results before attending any gathering.

We will update attendees should any regulations be updated before this event is held. We look forward to hosting you soon to do what we do best: network, connect, and engage to do more business.