Tag: Mountain View

2009 in the Rear View Mirror

| January 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

While working on my write up for our Peninsula market report, I’ve been digging through our year-end stats for the Office market in San Mateo County. They are, quite frankly, pretty dull. We show a quarter where the vacancy rate for the county wiggled in a statistically insignificant range, with modest negative net absorption. One […]

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SF Office Market Looks a bit like the Peninsula

| January 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

News of market conditions in San Francisco hasnt always caught my attention, but over the years, the Peninsula has grown a bit more urban while The City has attracted more tech companies.   An SF Business Times article a few weeks ago on conditions in SF could easily have been written about the Peninsula.  While rents […]

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Strength in downtown Mtn View

| December 22, 2009 | 1 Comment

The Mountain View Voice is a good local paper, and I was pleased yesterday to see them provide some coverage of the local commercial real estate market.  I’ve suggested for some time now that there were a few local submarkets where conditions on the ground were a good deal better then broader conditions would suggest, and downtown […]

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20 years ago

| November 29, 2009 | 0 Comments

Given that today is the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, I thought a quick re-posting of  something I wrote about a few months back was appropriate.  If you find yourself driving through Mtn View any time soon, go take a peek at this little piece of history

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Fresh quarterly stats

| October 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

I’ve spent a good deal of time already pouring over our just-released quarterly market data (I’m working on the narrative for our Peninsula Regional Market report, and am always pleased to see numbers that support what I’d already been writing…).    For San Mateo County, vacancy remained flat from 2Q to 3Q, and remains at 19.9%.   For the whole Peninsula (including […]

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