Tag Archives: CRE

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

We are Technology

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June 13, 2016

By: Ryan Mathews, Marketing Manager, JLL

In a recent interview, JLL Northwest market director Elizabeth Hearle pointed to the pace of technological change as one of the biggest challenges facing the commercial real estate sector. She’s clearly not alone in that view.  Even outside the world of real estate, there is much to suggest that adoption of technology is speeding up.

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Arena Anchors Downtown Sacramento Renaissance

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By: John Sheaffer, Senior Research Analyst

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Golden1 Center, the new $477 million arena for Sacramento’s NBA franchise, the Kings, won’t officially open until October, but it has already made an indelible mark on the fortunes of downtown Sacramento.

In fact, since the Kings’ construction team broke ground in October 2014, the real estate and businesses around… Read More

San Francisco’s Global Position

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By: Amber Schiada, Vice President & Director of Research

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As technology advances and communication grows ever more rapid and pervasive, one inevitable result is that global business competition becomes even more intense. The competition between cities is even more so.  There are now 500 cities around the world boasting more than one… 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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  • Total sublease space on the market in the city approaches levels
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When a Picture Paints a Thousand Words

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By: JLL Staff Writer

Construction barricades are a safety necessity for building owners when renovating their lobbies, but they are usually not very attractive.  In fact, most are downright boring.  What’s more, passers-by — as well as building owners and tenants — are forced to look at the bland, whitewashed barriers for months on end.

Building owner Vanbarton Group and JLL solved that problem when they devised a plan for 301 Howard Street,… Read More

Urban in-migration and inner-ring suburban overspill in Sacramento

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By: John Sheaffer, Senior Analyst

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Not unlike many other US markets, midtown and downtown Sacramento have benefited from recent population growth, primarily fueled by millennials and baby boomers increasingly eschewing the suburbs for a more urban lifestyle. Regional employers have begun to… Read More

Tech Growth Drives Bay Area Office Construction and Tenant Improvement Costs Higher

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By: JLL Staff Writer

Overall construction costs for commercial office buildings and tenant improvement projects will continue to rise in the San Francisco Bay Area through 2016 and perhaps as far out as 2020, according to research analyzed by project management experts at JLL.

JLL’s analysis of national and regional labor and materials data suggests that while the price of construction materials is likely to trend downward in 2016 – the result of… Read More

Brokerage says Sacramento office-space absorption nearly tripled in 2015

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By: Ben van der Meer, Sacramento Business Journal

After a strong end to 2015 office leasing, a broker with JLL Sacramento said there’s optimism coming into the new year.

During the fourth quarter, according to JLL, the market absorbed more than 416,000 square feet of vacant office space. Managing director Greg Levi put the year’s total for the region at 985,947 square feet, far beyond the 360,000 reported for 2014.

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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… Read More