Dallas, TX Office Overview
The Dallas City Center, Uptown, and West End submarkets rank among Dallas’ densest office subdivisions. With a metropolitan population of over 4.7 million people the economy is thriving, and the Dallas TX commercial real estate market is continually expanding due to the strong office demand from the defense, financial, and both traditional & high-technology industries.
As of mid-2017, the Greater Dallas office market encompasses nearly 103 million square feet of existing office space in properties larger than 50,000 square feet. Due to the city's solid industrial and financial base, and its position as a major inland port, the office market in Dallas continues to see robust demand.
Dallas, TX Office Inventory Description
Dallas is the largest economic center in the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth metropolitan area, and generates over $504 billion of gross metropolitan product each year, much of it through white-collar and head office employment. Over 51% of the office space in Dallas is Class A, while Class B properties account for nearly 48% of Dallas' office inventory.
The City Center–Arts District in Dallas is one of the densest areas for Class A office space in the City. Bordered by State Route 366, Interstate 345 and Commerce Street, the area is home to prestigious office buildings such as 2100 Ross, Republic Center, and Pacific Place. Businesses such as AT&T, Comerica, and Tenet Healthcare are all headquartered in the Dallas City Center Business District.
Dallas, TX Commercial Inventory Breakdown
Total: 127,737,374 SF
By square footage range:
- 50k to 100k SF: 9,839,488 SF / 7.7% of total office
- 100k to 500k SF: 78,043,939 SF / 61.1% of total office
- 500k to 1M SF: 16,694,034 SF / 13.07% of total office
- > 1M SF: 23,159,913 SF / 18.13% of total office
- Class A: 68,141,564 SF / 53.35% of total office
- Class B: 51,203,153 SF / 40.08% of total office
- Class C: 1,394,215 SF / 1.09% of total office
Top 10 Largest Office Buildings
|Office building||Address||Sqft||Year built|
|Bank of America Plaza||901 Main Street, 75202||1,849,729||1983|
|Renaissance Tower||1201 Elm Street, 75270||1,738,979||1974|
|Comerica Bank Tower||1717 Main Street, 75201||1,530,957||1985|
|Thanksgiving Tower||1601 Elm Street, 75201||1,410,355||1981|
|Infomart||1950 North Stemmons Fwy, 75207||1,364,071||1985|
|The Tower at Cityplace||2711 North Haskell Avenue, 75204||1,350,267||1985|
|1700 Pacific||1700 Pacific Avenue, 75201||1,344,810||1983|
|The Crescent||100 Crescent Court, 75201||1,299,522||1983|
|Fountain Place||1445 Ross Avenue, 75202||1,262,217||1986|
|Chase Tower||2200 Ross Avenue, 75201||1,253,615||1985|
Most Recently-Built Office Buildings
|Office building||Address||Sqft||Year built|
|Factory Six03||603 Munger Avenue, 75202||214,809||2017|
|Brain Performance Institute||2126 West Mockingbird Lane, 75235||62,000||2017|
|McKinney & Olive||2021 McKinney Avenue, 75201||534,100||2016|
|Tollway Center||14675 Dallas Pkwy, 75001||197,355||2016|
|1920 McKinney||1920 McKinney Avenue, 75201||141,330||2016|
|KPMG Plaza at Hall Arts||2323 Ross Avenue, 75201||500,000||2015|
|Frost Tower||2950 North Harwood Street, 75201||176,251||2015|
|The Old Parkland West - Parkland Hall, Commonwealth Hall & Oak Lawn Hall||3889 Maple Avenue, 75219||160,625||2015|
|The Offices at Park Lane - 8020 Park Lane||8020 Park Lane, 75231||149,000||2015|
|8111 Westchester Drive||8111 Westchester Drive, 75225||190,000||2014|
Dallas, TX Green Office Space
Of the Top 30 Green Office Markets in the U.S., Dallas ranks #17 for energy efficient office buildings. While just over 3% of the office buildings larger than 50,000 square feet are LEED certified, over 10% rank as Energy Star Certified and over 12% are recognized as green buildings.
A new study by the North Texas U.S. Green Building Council Chapter has found that green construction is a major economic driver in the state. As both tenants and investors seek out green certified assets for their portfolios, the green office trend continues to accelerate.
The 2017 National Green Building Adoption Index looked at commercial office properties in 30 major U.S. markets and found that, including EPA Energy Star-labeled buildings, the percentage of green certification has increased from under 5% in 2005 to 38% as of mid-2017. Dallas has placed 17th on this survey.
Dallas, TX’s Top Office-Using Sectors
Major demand for Class A office space in Dallas comes from the energy, technology, financial services, and the aerospace & defense industries. Some of the largest publicly traded companies in Dallas include Dean Foods, Southwest Airlines, Affiliated Computer Services, and Energy Transfer Equity.
- Energy – Due to the city's location in the oil-rich Permian Basin the energy industry makes a major contribution to the economy in the metro area and also results in significant demand for Class A office space in Dallas. Energy, manufacturing and distribution companies such as ExxonMobil, Jacobs Engineering, and Pioneer Natural Resources are all located here.
- Technology – Both traditional and high-tech companies are located in the Dallas metroplex including AT&T, Texas Instruments, and Fluor Engineering.
- Financial Services – With Dallas being at the heart of the energy industry financial services businesses make up a key component of the demand for office space in Dallas, with companies such as Energy Future Holdings and GE Capital located here.
- Aerospace & Defense – American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and the Celanese Corporation are all located in Dallas and drive the demand for Class A office space in Dallas.
- Total Population1,260,688
- Male Population(49.7 %) 626,758
- Female Population(50.3 %) 633,930
- Median Age32.40
- Average Household Income$73,066
- Median Household Income$43,781
- Median Income Under 25$29,118
- Median Income 25-44$45,622
- Median Income 45-64$49,625
- Median Income Over 65$36,137
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