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I recently ran across an article in Forbes magazine (see article here) on real estate market and they asked whether or not the market will continue to go up. They noted that investors have been spoiled by two decades of double digit returns. According to the article, in 2016, the market saw a change of pace as returns on institutional-grade properties fell below a 20 year 10.1% average for the first time since the Great Recession. While it’s logical to […]

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Rents aren’t the only thing on the rise, the increase of tenant improvement costs are also on the rise and they do effect new lease deals. I share a recent report that I received from a Bay Area construction company to pass along where full build out improvement costs are coming in at in three Bay Area regions. In addition to the costs of tenant improvements, I also point out how recent code changes are one of the areas contributing to the increases in tenant improvement costs. Click on this post to see the rest of the article and the Bay Area tenant improvement cost report.

Posted by Chris Comments Off on Pendulum Swinging to Occupiers

The pendulum is about to swing to occupiers. We have been in a Landlord favorable market for months now and occupiers have been feeling pinched when looking for or renewing their leases.  Most of the market cycles in the past 15 years have favored the occupier but that hasn’t been the case recently.  Rents have risen and vacancy is low but that is about to change.  We have seen vacancy inching upward in the past several quarters and rent growth is slowing down and it appears that occupiers will start to build some leverage over the next 12 months.

Posted by Chris Comments Off on Cushman & Wakefield’s U.S. Macro Forecast

Trying to save money for your company? Our latest macro forecast will give you an edge by shedding light on how things are shaping up for 2017 and into 2018. This article should be helpful to both Corporations and Investors/Users looking to make thoughtful and calculated real estate decisions over the next 12-18 months.

Posted by Chris Comments Off on Mid Q2-2015 Market Update – Fewer Options Means We Need to Hunt For Good Opportunities

Whether you are a tenant or a buyer, you have challenges. As the markets continue to improve it feels like we need to hunt more to find good opportunities for our clients. Net Operating Income for commercial real estate is on the rise which is one more indicator of a improving market place where values are rising.

Posted by Chris Comments Off on 2015 U.S. and N. California Forecast

DTZ hosted our annual State of Real Estate event in San Francisco again this year. Chief Economist, Kevin Thorpe, shared his research, data and forecast for 2015 both nationally and for Northern California.

Posted by Chris Comments Off on E-Commerce Tenant Demand

E-Commerce companies are becoming a powerful force in logistics based real estate decisions. Logistics based decisions are made with the logistics of a company’s consumer base at the forefront of the location selection. If you are in the market to lease a traditional distribution facility, you will find these companies in competition with you for space. If e-commerce distribution is a part your business, the information provided here may give you insight as to where you fit in the continuum of the growth process.

Posted by Chris Comments Off on Owner/User Buyers – Back in the Market!

Major advantages to the buying decision are flexibility, agility and possible gain on the value of a building asset. A company with good credit that purchases a building, leases it to themselves and then places it on the market for sale can potentially achieve a substantial profit.

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Posted by Chris Comments Off on 2014 Reasons to be Optimistic in 2014

For many of us, 2013 ended up closing with less than stellar results. Will 2014 be a better year? We share our perspective on why 2014 may be a better year for the commercial real estate market.

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