Category Archives: VC Funding

High Tech Venture Capital Funding 2016 Q3 : What’s Ahead for 2017

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November 29, 2017

By: Jack Nelson, Research Analyst, JLL

There’s an old saying: Everything is relative.

“Everything is relative” might easily sum up the Venture Capital market in 2016. Q3 was a quiet quarter for what has traditionally been a dynamic industry. US venture capital funding fell 13 percent on a trailing basis. The number of VC-backed tech deals also dipped by 35 percent year-over-year.

Bay Area venture capital funding still performs

The Bay Area still accounted for half… Read More

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Silicon Valley View Part 1

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July 20, 2016

By: Christan Basconcillo, Research Manager, JLL

Despite a new report card on the region’s economic health calling out traffic congestion and housing affordability as two of the biggest problems facing Silicon Valley’s growth track, its reputation as the premier innovation hub in the world seems secure, at least for the foreseeable future.

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Is San Francisco’s Sublease Sky Falling? We think it’s unlikely, here’s why.

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By: Amber Schiada, Vice President & Director of Research, JLL

Are we about to witness a sublease crisis in San Francisco’s office market?  We think it is unlikely in the near term.  Here’s why:

pexels-photo-29821Sublease space has increased, reaching 2.27MSF in the last week of March.  That’s up from an average of 1.5MSF throughout 2015. While any rise in sublease space is concerning and this amount of sublease space is… Read More

East Bay is Poised for Continued Growth in the Startup Community

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By: Katherine BillingsleyResearch Analyst | Oakland-East Bay

The tech sector has been good to the Oakland-East Bay Area in recent years. Talks of tech takeover continue to make its way through the East Bay circuits, and as markets like San Francisco and Silicon Valley continue to tighten, startups and veteran tech tenants are looking to the sunny side of the Bay for relief. This trend is discussed in more detail in JLL’s Technology Office Outlook… Read More

It’s Different This Time: San Francisco’s Commercial Real Estate Bubble

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By: Hudson Smythe, Vice President

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By every measure, San Francisco’s commercial real estate market is on fire, and the tech industry continues to fuel it.  Tech companies occupy 25% of San Francisco’s office inventory and yet are accountable for 70% of the city’s net occupancy growth.  The health of the tech economy and that of San Francisco’s… Read More

Hottest Trends in Creative Office Design for 2015

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By: NorCal Project Development Services Team

Office design and layout is a key focus for companies as they look to attract, recruit and retain the best talent in an increasingly competitive business environment.

Here are five trends our experts in Project Development Services see as likely to dominate build outs for workplace design over the next 12 months.

Sit/Stand Stations
UntitledSit/stand desk configurations have been in existence for centuries.… Read More

High-Tech Venture Capital Funding- East Bay Q3 2014

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EB_Blocks_VCConfidence amongst the venture capital community continues to rise in the East Bay with another large round of funding recorded in this cycle at $93 million dollars. Despite a decrease in funding since last quarter, the East Bay continues to be in the top ten VC funding markets in the United States.

This has translated into an… Read More