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Be More Productive at Park Tower

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October 12, 2016

By: Wes Powell, International Director

There are countless strategies we, as individuals, can employ for increasing our own personal productivity, from adjusting our own work habits to being better organized in accomplishing tasks and efficiently managing our time.  But, did you know that our workplace environment also has a significant impact on productivity?

Everything from temperature, to airflow to what kind of light we use has an impact on how well… Read More

Truth is Beauty: CRE Women Lead Dialogue on Empowerment

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October 6, 2016

By: Natalie Behmlander, Marketing Manager, JLL

This past week saw the long-awaited arrival of the iconic sculpture Truth is Beauty by Marco Cochrane in the San Leandro. The 55-foot sculpture, initially showcased at Burning Man in the Nevada desert, now stands as the centerpiece on Westlake Urban’s San Leandro Tech Campus, a groundbreaking 750,000 square foot, transit-oriented office development in the heart of San Leandro.

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NorCal ranks among top 18 distribution markets in the U.S.

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August 30, 2016

By: Jason Ovadia, Managing Director, Industrial and Logistics

Logistics and the supply chain are critical to the success of companies that produce or distribute goods.  In Northern California, technology and the growth of advanced manufacturing have boosted the region’s position as a top distribution market and greater scrutiny is being focused on the region’s port, rail and road infrastructure as well as the availability of modern warehouse distribution and industrial… Read More

Cloudy Outlook OK for Bay Area Data Centers

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August 22, 2016

By: Ryan Mathews, Marketing Manager, JLL

Tech and communication firms with major cloud storage presence and requirements are driving heavy demand for ‘wholesale’ – or single-user, self contained — data facilities in the Bay Area.  With the total size of the global cloud-managed service market expected to double by 2021 the outlook is generally positive for single user facilities. Data Center

In fact, the… Read More

Apartment for Rent

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August 3, 2016

By: Brittany Martinez, Marketing Coordinator, JLL

The Bay Area’s rental apartment market is booming.  Vacancies throughout the greater Bay Area are highest in San Jose, at 3.7 percent.  That’s almost a full percentage point lower than the national average.  The availability of units in the East and North Bay markets is even lower, at 2.3 percent.

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The rise of the vertical campus

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June 21, 2016

By: Kate Riehle, Marketing Associate, JLL

San Francisco’s skyline is in an active period of redefinition with several developments and redevelopments under construction, bringing to market a new generation of office space. There’s no arguing that millennials entering the workforce have had a significant impact on the way companies operate and use space. Having grown up with on-demand technology, this generation brings with it a new pool of talent and… Read More

Privacy — A rare office commodity [VIDEO]

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By: JLL Staff Writer – May 20, 2016

Do you struggle with finding a quiet place? Work is stressful enough without the distraction of other conversations, but in the shift to modern, open office concepts, privacy can be a challenge. What workplace solutions should you consider when seeking the balance between collaboration and privacy?

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Explore these fads, plus many more on JLL’s new workplace site, OfficeRenew.com – dedicated to keeping you informed with the… Read More

Standoff – A conference room conundrum [VIDEO]

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By: JLL Staff Writer – May 13, 2016

Collaboration space is pivotal for productivity. But if your office space doesn’t have enough, it’s more likely to support combat than collaboration. How can workplace design support interactions and increase your productivity? 

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Explore these fads, plus many more on JLL’s new workplace site, OfficeRenew.com – dedicated to keeping you informed with the stats, tools and research around what makes a workplace great.… Read More

San Francisco Bay Area Office Market Overview: Q1 2016

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By: Amber Schiada, Vice President & Director of Research

Despite concerns with global market volatility, Bay Area office markets started 2016 on a solid basis. We’ve included a review of the Q1 highlights for each of the five Bay Area markets below which tracked in our recent Office Outlook report.

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SAN FRANCISCO

  • Total sublease space on the market in the city approaches levels
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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… Read More