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Posted by Chris Comments Off on Q4 2013 Market Update – Positive Abosorption But Less Than Expected

According to Kevin Thorpe, Cassidy Turley’s Chief Economist, office vacancy across the U.S. is “clearly tightening, but at a rate that is much slower than past recoveries. Steady job growth and lack of new development has vacancy falling in 70% of the country, but the office sector is still adjusting to the new era of tenant downsizing and space efficiency.” We anticipate tenant activity levels will pick up in 2014 over 2013 but like our economist notes, we have the trends of downsizing and space efficiency keeping our growth down to a moderate pace. This post covers some of the stats for 2013 for the Bay Area Commercial Real Estate market.

Posted by Chris Comments Off on Cassidy Turley Releases Its National Q3-2012 Office Reports and Outlook

Cassidy Turley just recently compiled its market reports for Q3-2012. I have included both the National and East Bay Pleasanton reports for the office markets. In Northern Califoria alone, Cassidy Turley publishes over 50 market reports covering Office, Industrial, R&D, Multifamily, Retail, and Life Science industries to name a few. If you need a specific report, please don’t hesitate to send me an email and I’ll gladly forward it to you.

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Posted by Chris Comments Off on Why Do Market Reports Matter?

You meet with your commercial real estate broker or talk on the phone and he gives you a market report for your area. Why? Isn’t it his job to know all those rent, vacancy and absorption numbers? Why should you care? The answers are important for your current and future business and may help you make business decisions aside from real estate.

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Posted by Chris Comments Off on 2nd Quarter Market Reports

Our Office, Industrial and R&D reports for the second quarter are now all available. We are seeing healthy trends in the market which means that a slow but steady climb from the bottom of this economy continues to occur. Click on the document below to read the full report.

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Should you race for space? Russ Banham of CFO Magazine thinks so. He very eloquently points out in his article entitled Space Race that “the weak commercial real estate market presents opportunities for significant savings.” He engages several experts in the commercial real estate industry to make seven specific recommendations for CFOs to consider when evaluating their corporation’s real estate. His recommendations are below along with my brokerage perspective. Use a commercial real estate broker to leverage the market conditions to your advantage. Banham is […]

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Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified office and R&D space is becoming more and more important to companies. Currently, across the Bay Area, LEED-certified space has a vacancy rate 130 basis points below the overall market vacancy rate of 18.4%. As a result of the increased cost savings and performance of LEED-certified space, the Bay Area has seen a flood of new certifications being awarded over the past several years. San Francisco currently dominates the Bay Area in […]