The Ralph Bivins Project
By Ralph Bivins
The Ralph Bivins ProjectJul 17, 2023
Houston Economic Outlook with Patrick Jankowski
Patrick Jankowski is the Senior Vice President of Research at the Greater Houston Partnership. He oversees the research department which provides data analysis and forecasting functions for the Partnership. His observations and analysis on the local, regional and U.S. economic trends have appeared in over 200 newspapers, magazines, radio and television broadcasts, including The Atlantic, Bloomberg Business, CNNMoney, Forbes, NPR, PBS Nightly Business Report, Reuters, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and The New York Times. Read more: www.realtynewsreport.com
A Legacy of Workplace Design: Dean Strombom
Dean Strombom, , FAIA, LEED® BD&C, Strategy Leader, Principal of Gensler. With a Gensler career spanning four decades and a portfolio of more than 50 million square feet, Dean leads the planning and design of corporate campuses, commercial office buildings, workplace interiors and mixed-use developments. He is the South Central Region’s strategic advisor to the Consulting + Real Estate practice area, and a Houston office leader.
Midyear Agenda & Outlook: Real Estate
Cathy Treviño, 2023 Chair for the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR), talks Houston Real Estate, mortgage rates and home prices. Is it a good time to buy or sell? Cathy Treviño is an accomplished and dedicated professional in the residential real estate industry. With more than 26 years of experience and 21 years of management expertise, she has established herself as a respected leader in Texas. Cathy currently holds the position of Managing Broker of Texas for LPT Realty, a role she's been devoted to throughout her entire career. Her passion for real estate is evident in her commitment to helping motivated agents grow their businesses since 1997. Guided by principles of integrity, excellent customer service, and concern for her agents' wellbeing, Cathy strives to create a positive and supportive environment for her team. Cathy's expertise in the field is further demonstrated by her licenses as a Broker in both Texas and Oklahoma. She stays updated with the latest trends and concepts in the industry through her ongoing commitment to education, enabling her to bring valuable insights to her team. In addition to her responsibilities at LPT Realty, Cathy actively engages with various real estate associations and committees. She serves as the 2023 Chair of the Board for the Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR), a Regional Vice President (RVP) for Texas REALTORS®, and is on the Board of Directors with the National Association of REALTORS (NAR). Her involvement in these organizations has allowed her to contribute to the development of real estate policies and initiatives. Cathy's voluntary work with the Lake Houston Women's Council of Texas REALTORS® and other associations showcases her dedication to giving back to the community and supporting her fellow professionals. Her efforts have undoubtedly contributed to her and her team's success, and she values the positive impact her work has had on both clients and agents. Realty News Report: https://realtynewsreport.com/
Real Estate Development Trends 2023
Edward Griffin, CEO of Griffin Partners. About Griffin Partners: Griffin Partners is a commercial real estate investment, development, and property management firm founded in 1980 by Fred Griffin. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Griffin Partners cumulatively has acquired or developed over 18 million square feet of space across more than 79 projects comprised of 112 individual properties, with an aggregate value that exceeds over $2.5 billion. The company owns and operates properties throughout Texas, Colorado, Arizona, Utah, Tennessee, and North Carolina. For more information on Griffin Partners, visit www.griffinpartners.com. www.realtynewsreport.com
Shaping Livable Spaces, TBG Partners
TBG Partners is over 100 visionary minds, reshaping raw space into livable places across the country and abroad.
A critical combination of industry veterans paired with dynamic, budding talent, collectively composing, calculating, and anticipating the tendencies of living systems. From four offices, their disciplined designers and strategic partners together refine earth into art, allowing complex sites to evolve. One firm, many voices, together altering land to become meaningful landscape architecture. TBG’s third president, since being founded in 1987, Bill joined the firm in 1995 after graduating from Oklahoma State and has contributed to TBG’s growth and success in numerous ways over the past two-plus decades. After originally joining the firm’s Austin studio, Bill served as TBG Houston’s Managing Principal for 15 years before becoming Strategic Planning Director, which allowed him to chart and navigate a purposeful plan of action for TBG at the local office and firm-wide levels. He maintains robust involvement in professional and community-focused organizations like Scenic Houston as well as the Urban Land Institute, for which he serves in a leadership capacity at both the national and regional levels. https://tbgpartners.com/