Houston office volume Houston amassed an additional $3.6 billion in transactions between 2008 and 2007.

HOUSTON—It’s been nearly 10 years since the financial crisis delivered a major blow to the US economy. The commercial real estate market’s resilience was severely tested and there were serious concerns even after the 2015 post-recession peak that things could get ugly once the dreaded 2016 and 2017 wall of loan maturities would come into view.