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Rick Hughes

Rick Hughes

Cushman & Wakefield of Texas

Rick Hughes is an executive director within Cushman & Wakefield of Texas Inc.’s brokerage services group. A 33-year industry veteran, he has averaged more than 2 million square feet of assignments per year throughout his brokerage career. He has an extensive background in both office and industrial property types, representing some of corporate America’s largest and most recognizable companies.

Stories by Rick Hughes

Commercial Real Estate

Rick Hughes: Five Lessons Bob Edge Taught Me

Bob Edge changed the landscape of the real estate market. He also changed the lives of those with whom he came into contact. Here are five important lessons he taught me.
Commercial Real Estate

Rick Hughes: TI Allowances—A Broker’s Point of View

In a recent RealPoints post, there was an expressed opinion that there was a concerted effort afoot to abscond unused tenant improvement dollars, use them for the payment of rent to the detriment of the landlord and to the direct benefit of tenants (and of course the broker, too!). Some points are valid, but the general concept of preconceived motive seems a bit off track.
Commercial Real Estate

Rick Hughes: Carly Simon and LBJ Construction

According to Cushman & Wakefield market research, the LBJ corridor was the only submarket in the city to get worse during 2011. (Well, actually, the Stemmon’s corridor got worse too, but that’s a whole separate blog.) One of our historic high-end office markets is headed in the opposite direction than the overall Dallas Fort Worth market. I believe this is largely a result of "anticipation."

Rick Hughes: Real Estate Brokers and Fishing Guides

If you fish like me, you are constantly breaking a line, causing a backlash, hooking the partner in your boat as you cast. So the fishing guide is always “fix’n something." In our business, we are always “fix’n something, too. But once the fish is on the line, it is experience and expertise that allows a fisherman to land the big one.