PAST MEETING 04.19.2017
CRERF APRIL MEETING –
CRERF April Meeting - Houston Downtown Update
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (CDT)
The Downtown Houston Office Story by Uchenna Onuzo of Central Houston
NEXT MEETING 05.2017
Commercial Real Estate Research Forum (CRERF) is a Houston-based
professional organization established in 1988. The organization's purpose is to provide the commercial real estate research professionals a forum to network and to enhance communication between and for its
members. It is the mission of CRERF to promote effective research capabilities in the real estate industry by providing professional development opportunities and the exchange of ideas and information among its members.
CRERF also invites several speakers throughout the year to present
insights on various topics related to the national and local economies and
the commercial real estate industry. Please click on Upcoming Events on
the left for additional information and to register.
Over the past 20 years, CRERF has grown from a three-member
organization into more than 70 members in the greater Houston area.
CRERF has contributed significantly to improving the quality of research and data collection, providing education on the resources that are available for its members, and facilitating the sharing of information. We welcome new members and look forward to continued growth.
Houston added 125,005 residents, a 1.9 percent increase, in the 12 months ending July 1, 2016, according to recent estimates by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Houston saw the second largest gain of any U.S. metro. Dallas-Fort Worth led the nation and metro Phoenix came in third. About half Houston’s growth came from what demographers refer to as the “natural increase,” i.e., more births than deaths, and half from “net migration,” i.e., more people moving into Houston than moving out. The breakout for the year: