Tag: Redwood City

Core downtown markets remain tight

| July 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

Our Q2 2011 market report for the SF Peninsula will be out in a few days- and you can preview my article on the office market HERE. The downtown, rail-served downtown submarkets up and down the Peninsula are still major drivers.   Our various submarket reports show that downtown Palo Alto, Redwood City and San Mateo […]

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Market Update for June

| June 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

We don’t aggregate data for the Peninsula market area on a monthly basis, but our research team does provide great snapshots with some data that I find useful.  A few highlights, and links to our current reports: San Mateo County is essentially the Peninsula minus its strongest submarkets (Palo Alto and Mtn View).   Without […]

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Deadwood City no more

| June 7, 2012 | 1 Comment
Deadwood City no more

The decades-long effort to revitalize downtown Redwood City has been a saga of false starts and lawsuits.   Seems like the corner has finally been turned– while vacant storefronts are still too prevalent, office rents are rising and the vacancy rate is low.  The reopened Fox Theatre has made downtown Redwood City one of the best […]

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This months snapshot of key submarkets

| May 4, 2012 | 3 Comments

Once again, our research staff has delivered some very useful snapshots of some important local submarkets.  Downtown Palo Alto was really where the local market recovery started a few years back– but rents there have show no growth there in over six months, despite virtually no vacancy.  This market has almost certainly topped out. Downtown […]

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1Q 2012 update on the SF Peninsula Commercial Real Estate Market

| April 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

We will be releasing our Market Report for 1Q 2012 shortly.  My article on the Office Market follows: It would not be realistic to expect the San Francisco Peninsula commercial real estate market to open 2012 at the same fevered pace seen during the prior year.  The local market – very much in keeping with […]

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