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Monthly update on the Peninsula and some key Submarkets

| November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

I’ve just posted our latest snapshots for downtown Palo Alto, Redwood City and San Mateo to Opinion of Value’s Market Information page. While downtown Palo Alto registered what I consider an inconsequential bump in vacancy, these downtown cores have remained pretty stable over the course of the year. We’ve also just released our monthly snapshot […]

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Colliers Q3 2012 SF Peninsula Market Report and Forecast

| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
Colliers Q3 2012 SF Peninsula Market Report and Forecast

Our SF Peninsula Market Report and Forecast for Q3 2012 is now available.  I would like to call your attention to the Office market report, which I authored. You can download the report HERE.

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Peninsula market takes a breather

| October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

We will be releasing our 3Q 2012 market report very shortly.  My article on the state of the office market follows: After a truly explosive 2011 in the local commercial real estate market—a year that saw solid net absorption and stunning rent growth in nearly every corner of the Peninsula—it should come as little surprise […]

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First look at 3Q stats shows vacancy bump

| October 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

I got a first look at quarterly stats for the SF Peninsula today– I wasn’t surprised to see another modest increase in the local vacancy rate.   The SF Peninsula ended 3Q 2012 with a vacancy rate of 12.05%, up a little over half a point.  Just looking at San Mateo County (without the rock-solid Palo Alto/Mtn View […]

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Building Sale lands Mountain View new piece of public art

| September 25, 2012 | 1 Comment
Building Sale lands Mountain View new piece of public art

A few years back, I was pretty excited (thanks to the I Love Mountain View blog) to learn that I had for years been driving by a barely hidden little chunk of history— one of the few segments of the Berlin Wall anywhere on the West Coast, discretely displayed in the parking lot of the Bayside […]

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