Tag: Market Trends

Where can one get reasonably priced office space for a would-be startup in Silicon Valley?

| July 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Where can one get reasonably priced office space for a would-be startup in Silicon Valley? My answer on Quora Where can one get reasonably priced office space for a would-be startup in Silicon Valley?

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A view of our market from the outside

| April 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

A very good snapshot of the recent upswing in the local commercial real estate market appeared the other day in the Wall Street Journal.  It may be the first press report on what we’re seeing on the street that differentiates between the market for large corporate users (and I’ve speculated previously that this market is […]

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First quarter 2011 is in the books– my overview of the Peninsula Office market

| April 21, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Colliers 1Q 2011 Market report will be released shortly.  I’ve just finished my article covering the office market.  You can find the text below: The San Francisco Peninsula commercial real estate market opened 2011 in dramatic fashion, with the biggest lease in recent memory kicking off the year, and several of other notable transactions […]

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The center of the market recovery

| April 15, 2011 | 2 Comments

Maybe the strength in the Palo Alto and Mtn View markets is an indicator of where broader conditions are heading. Maybe its setting unrealistic expectations. Either way, I find these two submarkets worthy of attention. Palo Alto: Colliers newly released downtown Palo Alto snapshot can be found HERE. While lease rate increases may be slowing, […]

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Tipping point?

| February 16, 2011 | 1 Comment

Here’s a phrase that I dont use very often: I really enjoyed our sales meeting this morning. Over the past few years, most of our internal conversations have been built around small transactions, new vacancies, etc. Not much to talk about, and much of that bad. In recent months, though, the tenor of my conversations […]

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