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Colliers International’s Silicon Valley TRENDS2014 Real Estate Forecast

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Colliers International’s Silicon Valley TRENDS2014 Real Estate Forecast

There really is no better commercial real estate forecaster in the Valley than Jeff Fredericks.   Jeff once again opened Colliers’ annual Silicon Valley TRENDS Forecast from the stage of the beautiful California Theatre in downtown San Jose with an exceptional look at what’s ahead in the local market.   A few highlights:   Gross absorption (a […]

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AB- 1103: The California Energy Disclosure program

| February 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
AB- 1103:  The California Energy Disclosure program

 On January 1, 2014, a law went into effect requiring the owners or operators of certain commercial properties to disclose information concerning the property’s energy use for the previous 12-month period, as well as the property’s operating characteristics and its Energy Star Portfolio Manager ratings. This disclosure applies to the sale, lease, or financing of […]

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Colliers International: 25 Predictions for Commercial Real Estate in 2014

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Colliers International: 25 Predictions for Commercial Real Estate in 2014

2014 promises to be an interesting year in the commercial property sector. For much of the world, even in many emerging economies, GDP growth in 2014 is expected to be below 5 percent as a norm. Meanwhile, investors driven, in part, by expected changes in U.S. economic policy, will be active in seeking out opportunities […]

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San Jose Mercury News: Too many electric cars, not enough workplace chargers creating tension on Silicon Valley tech campuses

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The deployment of EV chargers around major Silicon Valley corporate campuses is an important piece in the success of this burgeoning industry.   I enjoyed an article on the topic in the Merc, and I’m fairly confident that within a few years it won’t be tough to top off your Tesla at most of the bigger […]

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Colliers Q4 2013 SF Peninsula Market Report and Forecast

| January 13, 2014 | 1 Comment
Colliers Q4 2013 SF Peninsula Market Report and Forecast

Our SF Peninsula Market Report and Forecast for Q4 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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