John Pelletier and Greg Burns represent WorkSuites on a 30,355 SF lease in The Woodlands

WorkSuites has inked a 30,355-square-foot lease for a new coworking space in The Woodlands. The company, which recently rebranded from Meridian Business Centers, will occupy the 5th floor of 2001 Timberloch Place, NAI Partners announced. The deal will give WorkSuites five locations in the Houston market, in addition to 13 in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. WorkSuites also plans to open at …

esrp adds their name to list of impressive brands in Frisco-Legacy

Relocating esrp’s headquarters to The Star. esrp, a premier commercial real estate advisory firm, today announced it will move its headquarters to The Star in Frisco, Texas. The firm, with nearly 50 employees, adds its name to the impressive list of brands to relocate their headquarters to the $5 Billion Dollar Mile. esrp, which today maintains its offices along the …

What Got You Here, Won’t Get You There

In recent years, many law firms, as well as other service firms, “became undifferentiated ‘big box stores’ offering the same practice capability at similar pricing delivered from an identical economic model and objective.” said Marc Cohen in a legal commentary for Forbes. Cohen’s view is that practicing law is no longer simply about knowing—or selling—legal knowledge. “Practice expertise” must now …

From Super Bowl Victories to Winning Big at Business: An Interview with Darren Woodson

Transitioning from NFL stardom to a post-playing career isn’t easy for most football players—or athletes for that matter—but Darren Woodson has been able to find success working in a new field… literally and figuratively. Woodson is the founder and CEO of Counter Find, a software company that uses patented technology to identify and eliminate counterfeit merchandise being sold online. In …

Creative strategies to recruit and retain warehouse employees

Distribution Center Site Selection (Part II)Author:  Brad Struck, SIOR In Part I we discussed ways to identify the best specific locations within a MSA. Labor data analysis and local interviews were key components in ensuring an optimal location.Once a site is selected, the battle for warehouse labor has just begun. The site selection for your facility may have been very …

Sharon Morrison honored with D CEO Dallas500 recognition

The Dallas 500 is a special print edition of D CEO that celebrates the most influential leaders in North Texas. It is the result of a year-long research initiative from the editors of D CEO, compiling a list based on extensive contacts in local business circles and hundreds of interviews. Unprecedented in scope, the Dallas 500 provides an engaging, personal …

Distribution Center Site Selection

Making an Informed Decision The e-commerce industry is under an increased amount of pressure to decrease costs through distribution center site optimization.  Many distribution center locations are chosen simply by the MSA (metropolitan statistical area) or within a 100-mile radius from the results of a supply chain study.  Others follow where competitors tend to locate and some simply select the …

CRE Opinion: Lessons on Changing the World

William H. McRaven, retired US Navy Admiral, graduate of the University of Texas, and former SEAL Team SIX member, is now serving as Chancellor of The University of Texas System. In Admiral McRaven’s commencement speech at the University of Texas (oh, did I mention he is a Longhorn?), he told graduates that in SEAL training, there is a bell. A …

NTT Data Services named as first tenant in west side office building

By Richard Mize OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – NTT Data Services plans to expand its Oklahoma City operations as the first tenant in Westgate One, the flagship of developer Richard Tanenbaum’s 94-acre mixed-use campus on Reno Avenue just east of Sara Road. NTT DATA, formerly Dell Services, and before that Perot Systems, was Dell Inc.’s information technology unit until spun off …