Tag: Wall Street Journal

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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Town and Gown

| August 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Last week, the Wall Street Journal ran a brief article focused on the City of Mountain View and their relationship with Google.  The interactions between city hall and the largest employer in town are perhaps a bit more complicated than usual given Google’s handful of ground leases of city-owned dirt. I frankly find the article […]

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A view of our market from the outside

| April 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

A very good snapshot of the recent upswing in the local commercial real estate market appeared the other day in the Wall Street Journal.  It may be the first press report on what we’re seeing on the street that differentiates between the market for large corporate users (and I’ve speculated previously that this market is […]

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