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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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SF Business Times: No vacancy: S.F. sublease space falls to 13-year low

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

I remember sitting in a sales meeting in early 2001 at my old company when our research guy showed us some data that got my attention. We learned that the volume of available sublease space had surpassed that offered directly from building owners. Even though this wasn’t a stat that was commonly tracked back then, […]

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The future of downtown Redwood City

| October 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

I’ve written more than once about the ongoing transformation of downtown Redwood City into one of the premier locations on the Peninsula.   The formerly sleepy downtown now checks all the boxes– good amenities, access to the CalTrain Baby Bullet, good arts and entertainment options, etc.  The only real missing element has been a lack of critical mass in the […]

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Colliers Q3 2013 SF Peninsula Market Report and Forecast

| October 16, 2013 | 0 Comments
Colliers Q3 2013 SF Peninsula Market Report and Forecast

Our SF Peninsula Market Report and Forecast for Q3 2013 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 update, 3Q 2013

| October 14, 2013 | 0 Comments
Peninsula Market update, 3Q 2013

We will be releasing our 3Q 2013 market report very shortly. My article on the state of the office market follows: At the close of the third Quarter of 2013, the Peninsula commercial real estate market continues through an extended period of exceptional rent growth.  Not only are rents in the core downtowns at near […]

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