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Peninsula Market update, 4Q 2013

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Peninsula Market update, 4Q 2013

Our 4Q 2013 market report will be released very shortly. My article on the state of the Office market follows: By any measure, 2013 was a great year for the SF Peninsula commercial real estate market. A substantial drop in the vacancy rate, coupled with steady rent growth and solid absorption has led to increased […]

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NPR: London’s Cheeky Skyscrapers

| January 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sure, Silicon Valley is good at naming its conference rooms and color printers after cartoon characters.   This is better.

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Top 10 SF Peninsula Commercial Real Estate Stories for 2013

| January 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Top 10 SF Peninsula Commercial Real Estate Stories for 2013

What a year.  Here’s my take on the Top Commercial Real Estate stories for 2013 from the SF Peninsula: Yeah, Google. Again: Cutting the largest lease deal on the Peninsula this year wasn’t enough. Google’s major land grab in Palo Alto turned heads too.  Seems our favorite local search engine behemoth was one of the biggest players […]

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On “Giving Tuesday”, support Youth Arts education on the Peninsula

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
On “Giving Tuesday”, support Youth Arts education on the Peninsula

Peninsula Youth Theatre (PYT) is entering its 22nd Season of bringing high quality performances and arts education to our community.   This year alone…. 30,000 audience members enjoyed at least one of PYT’s theatrical performances including CenterStage, Stories on Stage, School Play in a Box programs as well as our free summer performances of Theatre in the Park. […]

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SV Business Journal: Rockwood office building buy latest sign of red-hot downtown Palo Alto office market

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

You don’t have to read Colliers Market Snapshots regularly to know that downtown Palo Alto is home to one of the most impacted office markets anywhere.   I had dinner the other night with a friend who has been living abroad for the last decade or so, and HE mentioned that he’s been hearing about just how crazy our local […]

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