Category Archives: Transportation

Richmond ferry service to begin. Are floating coffee shops next?

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September 10, 2018

By: JLL Staff Writer

Could one answer to the Bay Area’s horrendous commutes be right in front of our collective noses? It is the Bay Area, after all.

It’s seven miles as the crow flies across water from Robert Crown Memorial Beach in Alameda to the Ferry Building in San Francisco, five miles from Emeryville Marina and four miles from Middle Harbor Shoreline Park at the mouth of the Oakland Estuary.

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Office rents 30% higher near amenity-rich transit

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January 9, 2017

By: Steve Clark, Executive Vice President, JLL

How much would a Bay Area business pay for its employees to be able to take a train to work and walk or bike less than 10 minutes to the office?

According to a recent research report compiled by JLL’s San Francisco Bay Area research team, about 30 percent more – on average – than businesses located more than a 10 minute walk from a… Read More

Bay Area Transit Systems Continue To Expand

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November 14, 2016

By Steffen Kammerer, Senior Vice President, JLL

A recent report issued by the Northern California JLL research team suggests that investors looking for the best opportunities in the San Francisco Bay Area office sector would do well to “get on the train.”

“Tenant migration along the rail spreads outwards most notably from San Francisco and Palo Alto.  Submarkets adjacent to these markets have recorded the most demand in the current cycle,”… Read More