Will Abbott Announcement Spur Dallas’ Return to the Office?

DALLAS — Just because Texas announced plans to rescind its statewide face mask orders, don’t expect to see every company return 100 percent to the office by next week. However, members of the local commercial real estate community are feeling positive about the news. “The governor’s announcement yesterday was extremely well received at our offices. Our office team was buzzing and fist bumps were exchanged when the news came down. It was also well received from our clients. Many … have been wanting to have a good reason to bring more of their people back to the office,” said Tom Lynn, chairman and office division president for NAI Robert Lynn. Local real estate professionals say even before Tuesday’s announcement, most companies had already been slowly returning to the office. Since last year, Dallas has been a leading market for daily office occupancy, according to Kastle Systems. Click to read more at www.12newsnow.com.