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Office Snapshots: Inside Facebook’s Menlo Park Headquarters

| February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

I really like Office Snapshots, a blog that highlights (via some first-rate photography) trends in office interior design.   Their spread today is a tour of the interior of Facebook’s new campus, and it is one of their best to date.  Worth a look. There is some sentiment that the corporate campus is moving towards the […]

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Commercial Real Estate data upstart 42Floors Raises the Roof

| February 1, 2013 | 1 Comment
Commercial Real Estate data upstart 42Floors Raises the Roof

When the CoStar/LoopNet merger cleared regulatory hurdles early last year, I certainly wasn’t the only one who saw this as a potential opening for new players in the commercial real estate data space.  Perhaps San Francisco-based 42Floors $12.3M in new capital announced today was a direct result of this consolidation and the opportunity it presented. […]

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Colliers: 21 Predictions for Commercial Real Estate in 2013

| January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Commercial real estate investors are cautiously optimistic, and steady economic improvement suggests 2013 will wind up with a respectable 1.5% to 2% global growth in GDP. This bodes well for the commercial property sector, especially global safe-haven cities such as London and New York, and industrial properties in global transportation centers that have invested in […]

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Colliers Q4 2012 SF Peninsula Market Report and Forecast

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments
Colliers Q4 2012 SF Peninsula Market Report and Forecast

Our SF Peninsula Market Report and Forecast for Q4 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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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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