Tag: San Mateo County

Monthly market snapshots for August

| August 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Our research department has just released its monthly submarket snapshots for downtown Palo Alto,  Redwood City and San Mateo.   Despite a bit of a slowdown in the broader markets over the past quarter, all of these core locations remain solid. If you haven’t yet checked out our Q2 2012 Market Report and Forecast for the Peninsula, it can be found […]

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WSJ: Trouble in store for some office markets?

| January 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Saw an interesting article in today’s Wall Street Journal, looking at the impact of the expiration of big leases from the last real estate cycle.  These leases from the last rent bubble are a mouse working its way through the snake of the market.  In some regions where rents are still soft, the impact on […]

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A quick look at the Peninsula market at the close of 2011

| January 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
A quick look at the Peninsula market at the close of 2011

While I don’t yet have year-end statistics for the entire Peninsula quite yet (our research staff is still putting together numbers for the Mtn. View/Los Altos/Palo Alto area), we do have data for San Mateo County, which gives a partial snapshot of the 2011 market.  A few highlights: The Office vacancy rate in San Mateo […]

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SF Peninsula Commercial Real Estate Third Quarter 2011 Market Update

| October 20, 2011 | 1 Comment

Our 3rd Quarter 2011 Market Report for the SF Peninsula will be released in a few days.  A preview of my write-up on the Office market follows: Broad market conditions on the SF Peninsula still feature relatively high vacancies and rents far from the levels seen only a few years ago.  The extraordinary activity driven […]

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3rd Quarter stats– a preview

| October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

In the process of reviewing market statistics for our 3rd Quarter report, which I will begin writing shortly. A quick preview: The Office vacancy rate for San Mateo County closed 3Q at 13.9%, down slightly from the previous quarters 14.3%. Gross Absorption for the quarter was a respectable 1.16M SF. Year to date, Office rents […]

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