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Posted by Chris Comments Off on The Search for Yield…

Currently I have been working on several purchase requirements and as I read a recent article from our Research Director I found it very relevant. In the article, Garrick Brown discusses some of what is happening in the investment markets. I would agree that investors are both looking for yield but they are also still very adverse to risk. This is still creating a lot of demand for core assets. If you are willing to take risk then you’ll look outside of the core to increase your yield but if you are not willing to take risk then it can be difficult to achieve an acceptable return. For a good read on some current trends in the investment market, read the enclosed article on Searching for Yield…

Posted by Chris Comments Off on Your Lease/Balance Sheet Will Soon Be Related

Accounting Standards – What’s The Latest? As a CEO or CFO, keeping an eye on the progress of the Global Accounting Standards topic will help you position your company and preserve its value. Specifically regarding your corporate real estate, an understanding of the discussion around the re-characterization of leases will benefit you in your leasing decisions. The changes being proposed primarily affect public companies but there will be a modified standard for smaller, non-public companies which is referred to as “Private-Company GAAP”.

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Posted by Chris Comments Off on LEED-CI: Making Green or Just Spending It?

Productivity – It’s our buzz word these days. Everyone is doing more with less. Green thinking is popular, but does it fit into business reality? Read on to learn how you can make environmental decisions with your physical space that actually improve your company’s performance … your brand, your people and your facilities.

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.

Posted by Chris Comments Off on Mid Year Economic Forecast

In reviewing our mid year U.S. Macro Forecast Report, several factors stood out describing where we are in the economic recovery and what industry sector may provide significant contributions to our economic engine. This post will highlight the forecast including the effects of QE2, social media technology and the latest market data. Profitability and overall U.S. rents are covered as well. Look for more regarding driving industry sectors in my next blog post on venture capital.

Posted by Chris Comments Off on 2011 Northern California Market Overview

Annually we produce a Commercial Real Estate Overview of Northern California. For the last two years we have published this in an e-book format. Click on “Read Full Story” and then the book in this post for the latest economic information for the Tri-Valley. National market data is also available.

Posted by Chris Comments Off on Large Companies Choose Tri-Valley as Home

The cities of California’s East Bay Tri-Valley including Pleasanton, Livermore and Dublin are attracting companies and retaining those who already call it home. Companies like Xradia, Callidus and Patelco Credit Union are moving their headquarters operations to the Tri-Valley to take advantage of its highly trained workforce, its proximity to the Silicon Valley and its low rents. Others like Supergen, CooperVision and Hatch Matt McDonald have already discovered what the Tri-Valley has to offer and are staying right where they are, renewing […]

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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 […]

Posted by Chris Comments Off on Cassidy Turley Ranks #1 in 3 Major Markets

Cassidy Turley announced today that it has been named the #1 office sales brokerage firm in three of the top six markets in the U.S.—Washington, DC, St. Louis and Northern Virginia—by Real Estate Alert. The rankings are based on data collected by Real Estate Alert from commercial real estate firms operating throughout the U.S. for office sales of $25 million and greater. Click here to view the Real Estate Alert rankings. “We are delighted to be recognized by Real Estate […]

Posted by Chris Comments Off on Change In Accounting Rules Impacts Commercial Real Estate

The U.S. Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has been working to integrate its standards with those used internationally. It is therefore considering changes to accounting rules that would impact how businesses report commercial real estate leases on their balance sheets. The article below describes the proposed accounting standard, outlines the implications for businesses and for the broader commercial real estate industry, and answers some of the commonly asked questions regarding the proposed FASB changes. Insights: Lease Accounting Changes

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