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2012: A stabilizing market?

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
2012:  A stabilizing market?

We will be releasing our 4Q 2012 market report very shortly. My article on the state of the office market follows: The Peninsula’s commercial real estate market has been on an exceptionally volatile ride over the past five years, from the first sustained boom since the dot-com era through the worst market fizzle in memory. […]

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Top 10 SF Peninsula Commercial Real Estate Stories for 2012

| January 3, 2013 | 5 Comments
Top 10 SF Peninsula Commercial Real Estate Stories for 2012

While 2012 didn’t generate the same sort of market-moving stories as 2011, there was still more than enough activity to populate this years Top 10 Commercial Real Estate stories for the Peninsula: San Francisco is Silicon Valley? No question that, for the first time since the dot-com boom, certain parts of San Francisco find themselves with a really impressive […]

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Bubble popping in downtown Palo Alto? No.

| December 17, 2012 | 1 Comment
Bubble popping in downtown Palo Alto?  No.

Our latest batch of monthly submarket snapshots is now available– click HERE to download Our Downtown Palo Alto stats are interesting enough that I’ve posted a little more drilled down version of our typical monthly snapshot.  A quick look at these stats shows a relatively drastic increase in vacancies and a corresponding dip in asking rates in what is […]

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A Colliers Holiday tradition

| December 7, 2012 | 0 Comments
A Colliers Holiday tradition

Brokers and staff from Collier’s Silicon Valley and Peninsula offices hosted the 2nd grade class of San Jose’s Trace school this morning for our 16th annual field trip to the beautiful Patchen Tree Farm in the Santa Cruz mountains.   It has been one of my favorite Colliers events since I’ve worked here, and one of many […]

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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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