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Hungry for something different?

Sycamore recently was selected to help a pair of entrepreneurs start their franchise empire. The purchasers of the development rights for Canadian franchise “Smokehouse Sandwiches” recently chose a site in the Humble area to launch their Texas presence. With plans to develop 2-3 more company owned stores initially, longer term plans call for 20+ locations […]

Investment Sales Still Active

Sycamore Commercial is pleased to announce the recent sale of a multi-tenant investment property in northwest Houston. The warehouse property has historically had full occupancy and is just the type of property an individual investor likes to find. Multiple tenants provide occupancy stability, reasonable cap rate pricing assures a good cash-on-cash return, solid deb service […]

Everybody loves a parade!

We love getting to know the businesses of our clients. It’s always interesting how many different ways there are to make a living. When tasked with helping and environmental services company monetize a property so they could relocate, the eventual buyer turned out to be the dominant player in a niche industry. Parades ETC Of […]

Despite Oil Prices, Houston Continues To Grow Faster Than Anywhere Else

compliments of BisNow.com The Houston metro added more people to its overall population last year than any other metropolitan area in the US, according to Census figures released yesterday. Greater Houston added 159,000 people, bringing its total to more than 6.6 million. While Houston is home to 2% of the nation’s population, the region accounted […]

“This ain’t easy”

Sycamore Commercial was proud to represent industrial coatings maker Nukote International in relocating their operations from Dallas-Fort Worth to Houston. Their space needs were simple enough, but the class of materials they handle presented a challenge. Beyond investigating the property, it was necessary to research both neighboring tenants and neighboring properties to ensure compliance with […]

New Agent on Board

We’re pleased to welcome Monal Parmar as our newest agent. With excellent academic credentials and an entrepreneurial background, she is well qualified to assist our clients in meeting their commercial real estate needs. Check out her background on LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/monal-parmar-87553617

Lending Environment

The National Association of Realtors recently published a nationwide summary of the commercial real estate lending markets. Not surprisingly, the more positive and upbeat information came from Texas based comments. Nonetheless, it seemed everyone bemoans the increasingly tight stranglehold our well intentioned (or not) government has over the banking industry and its negative impact on […]

Negotiating Skills in Action

Sycamore Commercial Properties is pleased to have played a key role in negotiating the recent lease for Gemini Fabrication. The complicating factor was the state of the relationship of the landlord and the current tenant, or more specifically, their brokers. Let’s just say near the end, they weren’t holding hands. By playing the concurrent roles […]

Rapid Response Team!

When we say “we’ll return your phone call”, we mean it! This kind of response is what landed a recent client and produced rapid results. The national buying club Direct Buy was in need of a Houston warehouse after being displaced due to a structural issue (roof collapse) in their current location. Receiving our first […]