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What are your favorite growth markets right now?

Texas continues to be strong given the fact that it's got a low cost of living, high quality of life and a diversity of businesses. Houston is benefiting from the energy sector. You've also got a strong healthcare and medical component that's working in its favor. And there's the port story; you will see good industrial opportunities. The energy and healthcare will do well for office, residential and retail. Houston is probably the single best market in the country outside of the coasts. But Dallas and Austin will be favorites for relocations from California and Illinois due to budget issues those two states are dealing with. Austin is attractive for its tech sector, and Dallas for its corporate, Fortune 500 environment. Denver also does well. It's a great location with a great airport, a low cost of living and a great, well-educated labor force. The energy and telecom sectors have done well there. I'd also throw out two markets that were near the bottom in 2009—Phoenix and Atlanta.

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