Tag: Transit

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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Climate Best by Government Test

| September 14, 2011 | 2 Comments
Climate Best by Government Test

With a street layout that defies logic, and a prison located right near its core, it’s not surprising that downtown Redwood City has been in search of an identity for many years. It’s getting there– Redwood City’s downtown is positioning itself as the Peninsula’s entertainment hub, with the revitalized Fox Theatre at its core.  After […]

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Mountain View- primed for new construction

| June 3, 2011 | 0 Comments
Mountain View- primed for new construction

New construction has been virtually absent from the Peninsula market for well over a decade– the decisive crash after the heady dot-com days saw to that. It’s something that I’ve written about both here and in our quarterly reports for years, and one of the main reasons why this last market correction didn’t get as […]

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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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