Tag: Market Trends

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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Big deals driving the market

| October 25, 2011 | 2 Comments
Big deals driving the market

Last week at a company-wide meeting, my colleague Jim Beeger pulled out a tidbit of market information that I found very compelling, and in keeping with something I’ve commented on here previously.   Jim identified six different cities around Silicon Valley in which over half of year-to-date Gross Absorption (total leasing activity within a market area) […]

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SF Peninsula Commercial Real Estate Third Quarter 2011 Market Update

| October 20, 2011 | 1 Comment

Our 3rd Quarter 2011 Market Report for the SF Peninsula will be released in a few days.  A preview of my write-up on the Office market follows: Broad market conditions on the SF Peninsula still feature relatively high vacancies and rents far from the levels seen only a few years ago.  The extraordinary activity driven […]

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