A clear trend is developing in the market for office space in the Bay Area: landlords are asking more tenants for higher deposits. Deposits are highest for younger, venture-backed companies without much operating history or clear path to profitability.
Photo credit: Mike Cohen, mjcohen photography,… Read More
The Raiders are leaving Oakland…again. This time they are headed to Las Vegas, where, we’re told, a $1.9 billion domed stadium will be built in the desert, or not far from it.
One of the reasons the Raiders wanted to leave the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, we’re also told, is because their rent “at the office” skyrocketed last year from $925,000 to $3.5 million. To be… Read More
The American Planning Association’s choice as one of the hottest neighborhoods, Uptown Oakland is culturally diverse, artistic, and harbors an entrepreneurial spirit unique to the city. It’s also one of the country’s hottest ‘fringe’ markets according to a recent JLL research report.
The world’s foremost innovation ecosystem continues to flourish, attract talent and capital from across the globe, a fact confirmed by Silicon Valley’s Top 3 place in this year’s JLL City Momentum Index.
Only Bangalore, India and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, scored… Read More
By Christopher T. Roeder, International Director, JLL
Placemaking is a multi-faceted approach – some would say, a people-based approach – to the planning, design and management of public spaces. Recently, this definition has expanded to include not just public spaces but neighborhoods, and sometimes, entire cities.
Though placemaking is today a hotly debated issue among stakeholders such as municipal and urban planners, architects and the real estate development industry, the ideas… Read More
By: Kameron Schroeder, Vice President, JLL Walnut Creek
Large tenants — those needing 15,000 square feet or more of Class A office space — face a dilemma in the East Bay’s popular Walnut Creek/I-680N corridor market: very few large blocks of space are currently available for lease.
Walnut Creek has rapidly become one of the region’s most popular submarkets due to it being a high density/transit-oriented commuter hub, particularly attractive to… Read More
Girls on the Run of the Bay Area is an international non-profit organization whose mission is to “inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.” JLL’s Women’s Business Network in the San Francisco Bay Area, together with the JLL Health Champions of Northern California, recently partnered with Girls on the Run to support young women… Read More