Bay Area Real Estate Forecast: More and Better

San Jose and San Francisco are among the top-10 jobs-producing metropolitan areas in the country today based on their employment growth rates over the last 12 months, the brokerage finds. Together with the Oakland metropolitan area, the region is … [Continue reading]

New Corporate Campuses Shed Dim Light on Workplace Stock

As much effort as has been expended to explain the San Francisco workplace revolution, Silicon Valley workspace is in a jumble, too. Five of the valley’s most important companies have announced large, expensive new campuses. On their face, the … [Continue reading]

Vacancy Down in San Francisco Office Market

The San Francisco office market is still the hottest in the country and one of the hottest around the world. The thriving technology sector continues to power the local real estate economy. The economies of agglomeration that have driven technology … [Continue reading]

Key San Jose Site Up for Grabs

An 11.6-acre site on the east side of San Jose’s popping Santana Row shopping center is being brought to market for the first time in more than 40 years. The Winchester family, which also owns the Winchester Mystery House next door, is offering the … [Continue reading]

Investor Nabs Silicon Valley Offices for $119 Million

New York City-based Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, formerly known as RREEF Real Estate, expects to achieve an initial yield of 6 percent on the 431,490 square-foot Oakmead West buildings in Sunnyvale that it has acquired from Equity … [Continue reading]

Demand for Office Space Improves

The office vacancy rate fell only slightly during the first quarter, as a lack of significant job growth continued to impede demand for space, according to a quarterly report released on Tuesday. At the same time, U.S. office construction during the … [Continue reading]

Samsung Jumpstarts North San Jose

San Jose’s City Council has approved a trio of agreements with Samsung Semiconductor Inc. to build a 680,000-square-foot research and development campus and new North American headquarters in North San Jose. The project is expected to involve a … [Continue reading]

Buildings Learn To Talk

It’s one of those winter days in the Bay Area where winds and a downpour are going to make that sprint from the parking lot to your office building a wet mess. If only the adjacent parking garage had any spaces. Lucky for you, you’re on speaking … [Continue reading]

United States Industrial Market Signals Strength

Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD), the leading global owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, recently published an in-depth analysis of the United States industrial real estate market in a paper titled “The Shape of the U.S. Industrial … [Continue reading]

Office Vacancy Declines in Major Markets

Office vacancy rates declined or held steady in most major U.S. markets during Q1 2013, according to preliminary data from CBRE Group, Inc. Six of the 12 largest markets showed declines in office vacancy, led by Denver and San Francisco, while two … [Continue reading]