Tag Archives: East Bay Commercial Real Estate

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

Oakland on Top – Global Office Index 2016

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August 10, 2016

By: Ryan Mathews, Marketing Manager, JLL

All-in-all, demand for corporate office space is proving incredibly resilient around the world.  According to JLL’s Global Office Index-Q2 2016 report rents on prime office assets across 110 markets covered worldwide increased 3.6% year-on-year in the second quarter, the fastest pace of annual growth in four years.

Nowhere was this trend more apparent than in Oakland, which had the largest annual rate of rent growth in… 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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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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San Francisco’s Emerging Market: The Central SOMA Plan [VIDEO]

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October 23, 2016

By: Ruby Bolaria and Amber Schiada, JLL Research – Northern California & Rocky Mountain Region

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In 2011, the San Francisco Planning Department began the process to develop an integrated community in the southern portion of the Central Subway rail corridor, surrounding 4th Street between Townsend and Market Street. The Central SOMA Plan proposes a comprehensive strategy… Read More

Destination: East Bay

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By: Katherine BillingsleyResearch Analyst | Oakland-East Bay

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As rental rates soar in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, tenants are increasingly exploring options in the East Bay. Current economic conditions in the two-county market provide a promising outlook for both investors and tenants alike. The unemployment rate in the East Bay is below California’s at 5.1 percent (California at 6.5… Read More

Understanding the Ongoing Revitalization of Downtown Oakland

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By: Hailey Harrington, Brokerage Associate | Natalie Behmlander, Marketing Manager – JLL Walnut Creek

Oakland is full of different neighborhoods with unique personalities. This map will help you understand the amenities available in the city’s different areas, along with an added dose of historical significance. Oakland’s brimming with exciting restaurants and bars – so come explore!

Download the PDF here: Oakland Neighborhood Map

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How will the East Bay’s core submarkets continue to blossom in 2015?

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By: Hailey Harrington, Research Analyst 

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Located within one of the hottest economic regions in the U.S. , the suburban East Bay is at a pivotal point in the office market. Previously overshadowed by the booming high-tech hubs of San Francisco and Silicon Valley, the suburban East Bay is beginning to shine on its own. All of the jobs lost in the recession were recovered… Read More