CBRE: Houston North by NW industrial leases high in 2Q 2015CBRE: Houston North by NW industrial leases high in 2Q 2015https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=2612015-07-28T09:30:00Z2015-07-28T07:30:00Z

HOUSTON - Building on a record year, during the first five months of 2015, the Port of Houston Authority handled more than 16 million tons of cargo, an increase of 9 percent, compared to the same period last year.

Even though leasing activity has taken a breather, second quarter 2015 posted positive net absorption of 1.1 million sf, and the market has seen 17 consecutive quarters of positive net absorption.

Construction remains on the fast track with 72 buildings underway, totaling 10.3 million sf in the greater Houston industrial market.

Houston Industrial Market Statistics 2Q 2015*
Market Rentable
2Q 2015
Avg. Asking
Northwest 138,146,402 4.7% 144,708 6,294,869 0.79
North 80,459,789 8.1% 386,551 1,860,611 0.72
Southeast 77,490,632 3.6% 123,970 947,827 0.71
Southwest 62,541,580 4.7% 427,222 1,129,046 0.79
CBD 53,117,266 4.9% -33,860 22,800 0.55
Totals** 487,063,332 4.8% 1,149,402 10,325,153 0.69

*Ranked by market rentable area.
**Totals are based on all submarkets. Only top five of the seven submarkets are shown.

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