Tag: Town & Country

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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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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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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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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