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Commercial Property Executive: 15 Modern Office Layout Trends for 2017

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Commercial Property Executive:  15 Modern Office Layout Trends for 2017

Commercial Property Executive currently features a snapshot of Office deployment trends— mix of some design elements that we’re seeing pretty regularly in both tech and professional service settings, and a few cultural workplace shifts, too. Dense “collaborative” open office space designs are seen by many as more about bottom line than culture, and the concept has […]

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Sublease space on the rise

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Sublease space on the rise

Interesting stats out of  the Colliers research department, confirming a trend that has been building for some time.   Sublease space as a percentage of the market in Silicon Valley has shot up drastically over the past year, now making up nearly a third of total inventory.  In Palo Alto, the strongest submarket in the region, the increase […]

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Commercial Real Estate News- 5 Tech Trends Shaping the CRE Industry

| March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Commercial Real Estate News- 5 Tech Trends Shaping the CRE Industry

Good “CRE Tech 101” article can be found HERE via the very useful Real Estate Tech News blog.    Worth a quick read if you’re looking for a quick primer in emerging trends in the industry. Interesting to see Search at the BOTTOM of their list of industry trends.   A few years ago, Search was […]

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Colliers International’s Q4 2016 U.S. Office Market Outlook

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Colliers International’s Q4 2016 U.S. Office Market Outlook

Despite Slowing Growth, Further Upside Remains for U.S. Office Market We are pleased to share Colliers International’s Q4 2016 U.S. Office Market Outlook Report. As we reflect on Q4 2016 activity and our outlook for 2017, most markets are still improving. Almost 75% of the metro office markets tracked saw an increase in asking rents […]

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Colliers International’s Q4 2016 US Top Office Metros Snapshot

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Colliers International’s Q4 2016 US Top Office Metros Snapshot

Rents Hold Steady Despite Softening Fundamentals We are pleased to share Colliers International’s Q4 2016 US Top Office Metros Snapshot While most metros saw positive absorption in the fourth quarter, overall net absorption is down year over year. Growth, albeit slowing, should continue this year, with U.S. office-using employment growth expected to fall from 2.4% […]

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