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Griffin Partners tapped for project at Houston Spaceport

BREAKING: Collins Aerospace coming to Houston Spaceport

Edward Griffin Discusses post-COVID Office Market Trends on StreetBeats

CrowdStreet | Edward Griffin & Darren Powers | May 5, 2020

Griffin Partners Acquires Property In Greenway Plaza Submarket

Bisnow Houston | Christie Moffat | Feb. 5, 2020

Griffin Partners buys west Houston office building

Houston Chronicle | Katherine Feser | Jan. 14, 2020

George Oliver Acquires Office Asset in Metro Phoenix for $38.8M, Plans $14M Redevelopment

Rebuisness Online | Amy Works | Oct. 22, 2019

Real estate transactions: Hicks Ventures partnership buys West Loop office building

Houston Chronicle | Katherine Feser | Apr 5, 2019

One Agave Center sells in Phoenix’s I-10 Technology Corridor

RED News | Feb. 6, 2019

Houston investment company buys Zachry's HQ

San Antonio Business Journal | Ryan Salchert | Dec 10, 2018

CBRE | Raleigh Announces the Sale of One Harrison Park in Cary, NC

CBRE | Samantha Lublinkhof | May 14, 2018

Griffin Partners Acquires 3-Building Houston Office Complex

Commercial Property Executive | Gail Kalinoski | Apr 6, 2018

Houston office investor: 'We're expanding our platform'

Houston Business Journal | Cara Smith | Apr 3, 2018

Griffin Partners’ New Office Fund Buys Houston Asset

Commercial Property Executive | Veronica Grecu | May 18, 2017

Texas investor buys Raleigh's Lake Boone office, retail center for $20 million

Business Journals | Amanda Hoyle | Dec 16, 2016

Griffin Partners sells Stafford office building

Houston Chronicle | Katherine Feser | Nov. 1, 2016

Nassau Bay retail center changes hands

Houston Chronicle | Katherine Feser | Jul. 25, 2016

Glenwood Avenue office building in Raleigh sells for $20 million

Triangle Business Journal | Amanda Hoyle | Oct.30, 2015

National Asset Services Announces Sale of Houston Office Building, 602 Sawyer Street

CISION PR Newswire | Jun. 30, 2015

New owners of Bank of America Plaza talk investment plans, downtown's revitalization

San Antonio Business Journal | Stephanie Guzman | Dec. 8, 2014

Covid Task Force for Building Recovery Readiness
Covid Task Force for Building Recovery Readiness

Building Recovery Readiness Task Force

What We Are Reading

Houston Ranks Among Fastest Growing Tech Hubs Amid the Pandemic, Report Finds

John Egan | InnovationMap | May 7, 2021

CREFC First-Quarter 2021 Surveys Reveal Continued Positive Outlook for CRE Finance Market

CRE Finance Council | May 7, 2021

$4 Trillion in Stimulus Spending? Don’t Bet on It

Connect National | Paul Bubny | May 7, 2021

Tech Sector Leads the Way Back to the Office

Commercial Property Executive | Corina Stef | May 6, 2021

Jamie Dimon Says Commuting to Offices Will Make a Comeback

CNBC | Hugh Son and Dawn Giel | May 4, 2021

The Fed, Interest Rates, and The Good News for Commercial Real Estate

Forbes | Calvin Schnure | Apr. 29, 2021

Apple Announces Plans For $1B Research Triangle Hub

GlobeSt. | Ted Knutson | Apr. 26, 2021

Young Adults’ Relocations are Reshaping Political Geography

AP | Nicholas Riccardi and Mike Schneider | Apr. 25, 2021

Is the US Market Turning the Corner on Distress?

RCA Insights | Jim Costello | Apr. 15, 2021

Did Work From Home Really Work

IA Interior Architects | Erik Lucken | Oct. 7, 2020

Sizing the Retail Conversion Opportunity

Prologis | Sep. 2020

Why Suburbs, Secondary CRE Markets Will Benefit From the Next Recovery

Commercial Property Executive | Barbra Murray | Jul. 14, 2020

Suburban office campuses gaining appeal in social distancing age

S&P Global | Tom Yeatts, Chris Hudgins | Jul. 1, 2020

Industrial Spaces in High Demand, Leads Post-COVID Recovery

Globe St. | Pearl Wu | Jun. 26, 2020

Post-COVID, Companies May Flock to the Suburbs Along With Their Employees

Globe St. | Victoria Hudgins | Jun. 18, 2020

Value-Add Investors Should Heed These Trends

Commercial Property Executive | Scott Crowe | Jun. 17, 2020

New Industrial Demand Won’t Be Met for Years

Globe St. | Kelsi Maree Borland | Jun. 15, 2020

Pricing Discovery Remains Elusive Amid Thin Deal Flow

NREI | Beth Mattson-Teig | May 21, 2020

ULI Forecasts Strong CRE Growth to Return in 2022

Commercial Property Executive | Therese Fitzgerald | May 21, 2020

Suburban Offices Could Make A Return Due To Pandemic

Globe St. | Ryan Tarinelli | May 8, 2020

CBRE Marketview

CBRE | Jeff Cooledge | Apr. 15, 2020

The Coronavirus Will Accelerate the Shift to Smaller Warehouses

Globe St. | Les Shaver | Apr. 9, 2020

Weathering Extreme Markets with Real Estate Investments

Wealth Management | Ari Rastegar | Apr. 6, 2020

Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis for the Coronavirus Crisis: Public and Private Real Estate

Nareit | Nicole Funari | Apr. 2, 2020

Commercial Real Estate Chartbook

Wells Fargo | Mark Vitner & Charlie Dougherty | Apr. 1, 2020

What Will Industrial Development Look Like Post-COVID-19

NAIOP | Ed Klimek | Apr. 1, 2020

Office Markets Reliant on Energy Tenants Are Bracing for Two Major Demand Disruptions at Once

National Real Estate Investor | Patricia Kirk | Mar. 30, 2020

Nareit’s Calvin Schnure on COVID-19’s Impact on REITs and What’s Next

Commercial Observer | Mack Burke | Mar. 27, 2020

For Some Family Offices, Now Is the “Buying Opportunity of a Century” When It Comes to CRE

National Real Estate Investor | John Egan | Mar. 26, 2020

Houston's Economic Outlook Reshaped by COVID-19 and the Oil Price War

Institute for Regional Forecasting | Robert W. Gilmer | Mar. 22, 2020

Commercial Real Estate in Tumultuous Times

CrowdStreet | Ian Formigle | Mar. 20, 2020

Hoisington Investment Management Company: Quarterly Review and Outlook Fourth Quarter 2019

Hoisington | 4th Quarter 2019

Millennials and Gen Z Still Value Traditional Office Space

Globe St. | Mariah Brown | Mar. 10, 2020

Federal Reserve Interest Rate Cut

Cushman & Wakefield | Mar. 5, 2020

Coronavirus Caution Slowly Grows in the CRE Market

National Real Estate Investor | Beth Mattson-Teig | Mar. 3, 2020

If a Bank Branch Has to Close, What Are the Most Likely Reuse Scenarios?

National Real Estate Investor | Sebastian Obando | Mar. 2, 2020

Crowdfunding Picks Up the Pace

Commercial Property Executive | Joe Gose | Feb. 27, 2020

Exclusive Research: Keep on Trucking

National Real Estate Investor | David Bodamer | Feb. 24, 2020

Houston’s office market continues to see tenant demand for new construction

Colliers International | Lisa Bridges | Feb 3, 2020

Greening Old Office Buildings Can Increase Property Value

Globe St. | Tanya Sterling | Jan. 30, 2020

Eight of the Top U.S. Markets for Retail Real Estate Investment

National Real Estate Investor | Liz Wolf | Jan. 29, 2020

Do Amenities Really Impact the Bottom Line?

Globe St. | Kelsi Maree Borland | Jan. 29, 2020

Millennials Help Drive Corporate Relocations

Globe St. | Tanya Sterling | Jan. 29, 2020

Millennials, Baby Boomers Flock to Urban-Suburban Neighborhoods

Globe St. | Mariah Brown | Jan. 14, 2020

How Millennials Impact the Real Estate Market

Globe St. | Kelsi Maree Borland | Jan. 10, 2020

What’s the Outlook for the U.S. Office Market in the Year Ahead?

National Real Estate Investor | Patricia Kirk | Dec. 23, 2019

Sun Belt Office Markets Offer Some of the Best Opportunities for CRE Investors

National Real Estate Investor | Sebastian Obando | Dec. 20, 2019

Real Estate Beckons A Suburban Office Revival and Avoids Anti-Biz States

Globe St. | Mariah Brown | Dec. 12, 2019

How America’s Second-Tier Cities Can Catch the Superstars

Bloomberg | Noah Smith | Dec. 5, 2019

How Office Investors Are Preparing for 2020

Globe St. | Kelsi Maree Borland | Nov. 25, 2019

Quarterly Market Thoughts

Q2 2017 Real Estate Market Thoughts

We are scrambling in Houston trying to recover from Harvey. The Griffin Partners team is all safe, but some have completely lost their homes, and some have been flooded to the point that full recovery will take months. Both circumstances are major life disruptions. However, we are all grateful to be safe. Our prayers are

Q3 2017 Real Estate Market Thoughts

As mentioned last quarter, with the benefit of some time and thoughtful perspective, we are able to reflect on Hurricane Harvey and its impact on the Houston area. The storm certainly left its mark, although initial fears regarding the magnitude of damage were overstated, as is often the case in our hyper charged media environment.

Q3 2018 Real Estate Market Thoughts

The yearlong shake down (a.k.a. search) for Amazon’s HQ2 has finally come to an end, and with a bit of a fizzle as Jeff Bezos, like Solomon, decided to split the baby. While it may have been a good thing had one of our target investment markets been selected, it bears mentioning that our target

Q4 2018 Real Estate Market Thoughts

The never-ending saga of Washington politics has created an endless news cycle deflecting attention away from what we are all asking ourselves, how much longer the US economy will continue to expand with interest rates which appear to be idling and a partially inverted and generally flat yield curve. Plenty more thoughts on that below.

Q2 2019 Real Estate Market Thoughts

Our TEAM continues to turn over many (rolling) stones to find strong investment opportunities in each of our markets, and considering we last referenced our overall search activity in late 2018 now is a good time to provide readers with a snapshot insight into our investment search statistics. This data is a useful tool to

Q3 2019 Real Estate Market Thoughts

After months of anticipation we finally witnessed the exuberance of the private capital markets and an extraordinary “tech” salesman collide with a more skeptical public market and result in one of the largest IPO flops ever, WeWork. Our team has been wary of the story and ultra-rapid growth of WeWork for a couple of years,

Q1 2020 Real Estate Market Thoughts

The last 60 days has been quite a ride, and it feels more like a year for many of us. We have been flooded daily with news about COVID-19 and its effects on everything from toilet paper to a barrel of oil! As we have highlighted within the last few quarterly reports, there were several

Q4 2019 Real Estate Market Thoughts

We mentioned in our Q3-2019 market report that many existing and prospective partners ask about the trend towards higher office densities and what the long-term impact is on overall office demand. We gather and evaluate data on the subject because it is important to our investment strategy for the portion of our capital allocated to

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Q2 2018 Real Estate Market Thoughts

It has been quite an interesting summer, which is winding down as we write despite the prospect of another month of heat here at HQ. It seems like the summer has been defined by contrasts with countervailing forces lining up against each other of late. While politics in DC are more roiled than ever, the

Q1 2018 Real Estate Market Thoughts

Many interesting things have happened in the broader world as well as in our little corner since we last wrote. The US 10 year Treasury peaked briefly above 3%, proving our powers of prognostication to be rather pedestrian. A wager or two was lost as a consequence of that cyclical milestone, but it may be

Q4 2017 Real Estate Market Thoughts

Our team has been quite busy during the fourth quarter of 2017 and the first two months of 2018. The final closing of Fund III, multiple dispositions, a closed acquisition and a long pending acquisition which is finally back on track have kept us occupied. Details follow on those transactions. All of that activity has

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Press Releases & Public Announcements

Griffin Partners Engaged on Houston Spaceport Project

Griffin Partners Welcomes David P. Hudson as President of Development

Nashville Industrial Development

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Concourse at Westway

Charlotte Airport 3

Union Woods

Zachry Building

Hollister

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Arapahoe & Inverness Park

Bank of America Plaza

1177 West Loop South

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