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Colliers Q4 2011 SF Peninsula Market Report and Forecast

| January 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Colliers Q4 2011 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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The State of the Peninsula Commercial Real Estate Market at the Close of 2011

| January 22, 2012 | 1 Comment

We will be releasing our 4th Quarter 2011 Market report in the next day or so. I have just completed the narrative for the Office Market portion of the report, which you can preview below– and you may also be interested in my recent post on the Top SF Peninsula Commercial Real Estate Stories of […]

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WSJ: Trouble in store for some office markets?

| January 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Saw an interesting article in today’s Wall Street Journal, looking at the impact of the expiration of big leases from the last real estate cycle.  These leases from the last rent bubble are a mouse working its way through the snake of the market.  In some regions where rents are still soft, the impact on […]

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A quick look at the Peninsula market at the close of 2011

| January 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
A quick look at the Peninsula market at the close of 2011

While I don’t yet have year-end statistics for the entire Peninsula quite yet (our research staff is still putting together numbers for the Mtn. View/Los Altos/Palo Alto area), we do have data for San Mateo County, which gives a partial snapshot of the 2011 market.  A few highlights: The Office vacancy rate in San Mateo […]

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Top 10 Peninsula Commercial Real Estate Stories of 2011

| January 2, 2012 | 5 Comments
Top 10 Peninsula Commercial Real Estate Stories of 2011

Who can resist a good Year-End Top Ten list? Here’s my take on the Top Commercial Real Estate stories for 2011 from the SF Peninsula: 1. Google Eats Mountain View: The 800-lb internet gorilla went on a real estate feeding frenzy like none seen previously in tiny Mountain View. With a mix of high profile […]

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