Rachel Alexander

Rachel Alexander

Director, Texas Research

​​Current responsibilities:

Based in Houston, Rachel is the Director of the Texas Research team and leads research, strategy and insight development for JLL markets across the state. She tracks and analyzes key economic and market fundamentals to provide insight and predictive intelligence to owners, investors and occupiers of commercial real estate. Rachel creates best-in-class market research, building a competitive advantage in the marketplace. She leverages a deep understanding of local, state and national real estate knowledge to drive business development efforts.


Rachel has 12 years of commercial real estate experience and joined JLL in 2016 after five years at another global commercial real estate firm. Her background includes experience in multiple property types – office, industrial, medical office, life sciences, retail and multi-housing. Prior to joining the commercial sector, Rachel was a residential real estate broker in Austin.

Education and affiliations:

Rachel holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance with a focus in real estate from The University of Texas at Austin. She is a licensed real estate salesperson in the state of Texas and president of the Commercial Real Estate Research Forum in Houston.

Outside interests:

Rachel enjoys spending time with her family, especially outdoor activities like hiking and playing tennis. She also likes to cook and try new restaurants in Houston’s diverse food scene.