The Real Estate Council of Greater Fort Worth held its Tarrant County 2017 Forecast on January 19th.
BY BRANDI SMITH
“It’s certainly better than it was.”
That may not sound like a ringing endorsement, but Rand Stephens, Managing Director and Principal of Avison Young’s Houston office, is hedging his bets after a rough 2016.
“Just starting out in January 2016, oil went down to $28 a barrel. There were a lot of gloomy faces in Houston,” he says. “Houston is an incredibly optimistic place, but there is definitely an air of pessimism.”