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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 Launches Interactive Lease Accounting Calculator

New Lease Accounting Rules The new lease accounting rules will fundamentally change the way leases are recognized on a company’s financial statements. For companies that report under International Financial Reporting Standards (i.e. non U.S. companies), the new rules apply for 2019.  For U.S. companies, the introduction of the new U.S. GAAP rules is being phased in with public companies adopting in 2019 and private organizations in 2020. These new rules will impact all future leasing decisions such as acquisitions, renewals […]

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Posted by Chris Comments Off on Recap on Veteran’s Day Car Show at Goodguys Pleasanton, CA

The Veteran’t day weekend was a great end to the annual car show season.  Weather was great and there were many cars out for the last Pleasanton Goodguys show of 2017.  I hope you all had a nice enjoyable weekend and hopefully you were able to spend some time with a veteran in your family or one that you know. Thanks to all the veterans and active service members that have served this great country and who are currently out […]

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Posted by Chris Comments Off on Planning for your lease expiration takes time

Do you have an upcoming lease that is going to expire within the next 18 months? Planning for your next lease expiration takes time and the planning process can give you an edge. See the full blog post to understand why you need to plan so far in advance.

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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 US Macro Forecast May 2017

Despite an intense domestic political environment, the U.S. economy and the property markets continue to perform well. Click on the link to see the whole post and the attached report.

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Posted by Chris Comments Off on US Macro Forecast January 2017

The US economy and property markets withstood a very turbulent 2016 and they are positioned to perform well in 2017. See the rest of the post and our National Forecast Report for January 2017.

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Posted by Chris Comments Off on Trump: Impact on the U.S. Economy and the Property Markets

So the elections are final. We have a new president. Take a look at our report to see how this might play out for the commercial real estate markets in the upcoming years.

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