Tag: Palo Alto

Downtown Palo Alto market update

| September 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Our September snapshot of the Downtown Palo Alto submarket is now available. While the vacancy rate ticked up an inconsequential amount (up to 2.45%, from the previous 2.25%, representing a whopping 5000 sf of additional vacant space), the amount of AVAILABLE space (vacant plus occupied space already on the market) dipped by nearly 20%. More interesting are […]

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The Inevitable ‘Revive the Varsity’ conversation in downtown Palo Alto

| August 10, 2011 | 4 Comments
The Inevitable ‘Revive the Varsity’ conversation in downtown Palo Alto

When I was growing up in Palo Alto, the New Varsity Theatre was pretty much the heart of downtown. A good chunk of my high school social and dating life revolved around that building. The theater’s closing and conversion to a chain book store was not initially well-received around town. Borders eventually became a part […]

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Downtown Palo Alto Office Market Snapshot

| August 5, 2011 | 1 Comment

Really, its almost to the point where its getting silly to even track the downtown Palo Alto office market.   Our current research report on this key market can be downloaded HERE. A few footnotes, and why its getting harder to pay too much attention: VACANCY VS AVAILABILITY RATE:  Vacancy is a measure of space that […]

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Colliers International’s 2Q 2011 Market Report for the SF Peninsula

| July 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Colliers International is pleased to release its 2Q 2011 Market Report for the SF Peninsula region. I hope that you find this information of value and would call your particular attention to the Office market overview, which I authored. Highlights: The Office vacancy rate for the Peninsula dropped nominally in the last quarter to 13.14%. […]

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Mid-year market review: My Office Market update for 2Q ’11

| July 21, 2011 | 1 Comment

Colliers will be releasing its 2Q 2011 Market report for the SF Peninsula shortly.  My article on the Office Market can be found below: The market recovery continues on the San Francisco Peninsula as we cross the mid point of 2011, and the Bay Area economically outperforms the rest of the nation.   Not only has […]

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