port of Houston Development will ultimately lead to new occupier demand.

HOUSTON—The Port of Houston ranks as the top breakbulk cargo port in the US, and the other Texas ports of Corpus Christi, Brownsville, Houston, Galveston, Freeport, Beaumont and Port Arthur are also important to this highly specialized segment. Major breakbulk commodities for these Texas Gulf Coast ports include steel, forest products (wood pulp in particular), wind energy production components, and the many feedstocks and products related to the energy industry. Total global trade for Texas is estimated to be valued at more than $503 billion annually, according to CBRE’s latest report.