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Colliers Q1 2012 SF Peninsula Market Report and Forecast

| April 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Colliers Q1 2012 SF Peninsula Market Report and Forecast

Our SF Peninsula Market Report and Forecast for Q4 2011 is now available.  I would like to call your attention to the Office market report, which I authored. Download the full report HERE

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1Q 2012 update on the SF Peninsula Commercial Real Estate Market

| April 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

We will be releasing our Market Report for 1Q 2012 shortly.  My article on the Office Market follows: It would not be realistic to expect the San Francisco Peninsula commercial real estate market to open 2012 at the same fevered pace seen during the prior year.  The local market – very much in keeping with […]

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Where is a good place in Silicon Valley for a warehouse and manufacturing space, and what is the price range per square foot? My answer on Quora

| February 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

As a very general rule, the further South and East you go, the better.  More inventory, better pricing The Peninsula (Mtn View- north) is pretty much a non-starter for industrial space aside from smaller multi-tenant buildings.  Most recent industrial lease I did in Mtn View was at about $1.00/sf for an older building. Sunnyvale/Santa Clara-more […]

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Facebook unfriending Menlo Park?

| February 21, 2012 | 0 Comments
Facebook unfriending Menlo Park?

When the news broke that Facebook had quietly purchased 20 acres adjacent to their new Menlo Park campus,  I commented that, given the city’s history, Menlo Park’s newest major corporate resident may find the development process a tad challenging. Facebook hopes to eventually bring nearly 10,000 employees to the existing campus and adjacent site– well […]

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Does Palo Alto have the appetite to eat its last industrial pocket?

| February 14, 2012 | 0 Comments
Does Palo Alto have the appetite to eat its last industrial pocket?

The City of Palo Alto is in the early stages of studying the potential redevelopment of a pocket of small industrial buildings (end of the article covers the proposal I’m referencing here) on the south corner of town- one of the last little islands of industrial properties in that city. No doubt inspired by the […]

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