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SV Business Journal: Inside Innovation Curve Technology Park

| April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
SV Business Journal:  Inside Innovation Curve Technology Park

The latest addition to Palo Alto’s Stanford Research Park is well underway, and the Silicon Valley Business Journal has published a terrific photo gallery showing the under-construction project.  I liked the look of this project when I first saw renderings a few years ago, and these photos just emphasize what a great addition to the Research […]

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Peninsula Market Update and Forecast Q1 2017

| April 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Peninsula Market Update and Forecast Q1 2017

Our Q1 2017 Market Report and Forecast for the SF Peninsula can be downloaded HERE. A preview of my article on the office market follows: The office sector on the Greater San Francisco Peninsula (includes San Mateo County, Palo Alto, Mountain View, and Los Altos) started 2017 in an excellent position, but with some signs […]

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Tallest building on…Earth?

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tallest building on…Earth?

Clouds Architecture Office of New York released a….slightly… speculative plan to build a skyscraper-really, a city- to be built suspended from an Asteroid positioned into orbit around the Earth.   Fun article worth a read just for the really cool renderings. Operating expenses would be brutal, though.

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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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