Why You Need A Project Manager When You Lease Space

One of the many things that separates RubiCrown from our competitors is our commitment to providing Project Management Services with Tenant Representation/Brokerage.  At our competitors’ shops, Project Management (PM), if offered, is sold through a separate silo and is considered an add-on service.  Many times, your broker does not want to risk “someone else interfering…

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Texas Industrial Markets Year in Review

Before touching on real estate, it is important to note the underlying strength of the Texas economy. From Elon Musk to Gordon Ramsay, corporate relations and employment growth continue to power the local economy. In 2021, there were 63 corporations that relocated their headquarters to Texas, according to YTexas. Furthermore, early evidence suggests the state…

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RubiCrown Celebrates Women’s History Month

RubiCrown is a 100% woman owned company.  The following piece was written by our founder’s mother and is a tribute to our family’s very own Rosie-the-Riveter, Great Aunt Louise Ellis Haile.  Thank you to all the women who came before us and paved the way for RubiCrown to thrive. *** Seventeen-year-old, Viola Louise Ellis had…

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Opportunity in the Shadows: A Look at the Texas Sublease Market

Shadow space — a colorful term referring to square footage that’s currently leased, but not being utilized – often resembles the underlying demand characteristics of a local market. Furthermore, if elevated, shadow space, can also serve as an important data point in understanding a specific market’s health and future trajectory. This is of particular use…

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RubiCrown’s Founding Team

RubiCrown is a new commercial real estate services firm that uses digital tools, analytics, and deep relationships to drive value for users of office and industrial space. We were established in the middle of a global pandemic by a group of optimists. Who? is an essential question when hiring a real estate team, so I…

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Integrated Services

In our last post, we talked about the idea that the future of commercial real estate brokerage is digital and human. The markets will reward more integrated services teams rather than siloed service approaches. This is why we offer the services we do — site selection, incentives negotiation, brokerage, project management and build-to-suit services —all…

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Welcome to RubiCrown: A Note From our Founder

Robbye Kirkpatrick

Today some friends and I take a bold step in launching RubiCrown Commercial Real Estate, a full-service firm for office and industrial tenants and occupiers of space. In the coming days, I’ll post about the company, our philosophy, and our people, but first a little background. Before the Coronavirus quarantine began, I finished an assignment…

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