Tag: Mountain View

Quick updates on two key submarkets

| February 11, 2011 | 1 Comment

Quick updates on two Submarkets that I find especially interesting to track: Mountain View:  My latest report on the Mountain View submarket can be found HERE.  While my Downtown Major Building index has spiked significantly at the beginning of the year, I am quite confident that the Index will be at or near 7% again […]

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Kicking off 2011: The bifurcated market

| January 5, 2011 | 1 Comment

A recent SF Business Times article covered a topic that I have written on extensively– the strength seen in a few select core submarkets, specifically in this case downtown Palo Alto.  The article claimed that many in the real estate industry were concerned that the large block of sublease space made available in downtown Palo Alto by Facebook at […]

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Does transit drive deals?

| August 30, 2010 | 2 Comments
Does transit drive deals?

An article in the SF Business Times discusses a trend that I’ve written about here more than once– the seeming surge in interest in office space located in range of Caltrain stations.   This is an interesting look at the market, but I remain unconvinced that Caltrain ALONE is what drives the strength we’ve seen in some […]

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Mid Year Market Update

| July 22, 2010 | 1 Comment

   I’ve recently finished writing the narrative for Colliers’ 2Q ’10 report for the Peninsula.  The full report should be released within a few days.   What I find most interesting about the current market is the inconsistency.  This is the most drastically bifurcated market that I have seen in my long career.  Consider these little […]

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NASA lands cutting edge sustainable building technology in Mtn View

| April 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

I’ve become really fascinated over the past several years with the emerging Green Building industry.  Not only are Clean tech and energy efficiency one of the more promising growth industries in the region, but their application to the real estate world appeals to this broker who likes nothing more than poking around construction sites.  Energy […]

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