Tag Archives: Economy

KTVU: Oakland’s boat lifting on San Francisco’s rising tide

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July 13, 2016

By: Kristina Sanderson, Marketing Director, JLL

The economic growth we’ve seen in the Bay Area in the last five years has driven demand for office space throughout the region, with tech leading that trend. San Francisco and Silicon Valley have captured the lion’s share of this demand, but with little space left in those markets, tenants are now looking to Oakland and the East Bay to expand.

Amber Schiada, Vice President and… 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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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

Oakland’s cool factor is rising!

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By: Amber Schiada and Katherine Billingsley | JLL

There’s definitely a lot of excitement surrounding Oakland these days, and it seems like that’s only going to increase since Uber announced their purchase of Uptown Station from Lane Partners last month.

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Pictured above: Uptown Station | Oakland, CA

So, why is Oakland gaining favor these days?

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#SacOnTheMap – Check Out Downtown Sacramento’s Transformation

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By: Leo Canale, Marketing – Sacramento

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Urban core projects continue down the pipeline

Downtown Sacramento is currently undergoing a renaissance, with a level of investment activity not seen since the 1920s. An improved local economy and new entertainment and sports complex have jump-started this momentum. In alignment with Mayor Kevin Johnson’s ambitious plan of building 10,000 new units, multi-family developers are capitalizing on the renewed interest in… Read More

2 Great Cities, But What to Eat? Pizza vs Burrito

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By: Katy Scheck, Director of Marketing

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Pizza vs burrito. It’s a dilemma I face 24/7. With only 7 days in a week it seems impossible to consume enough of the 2 best foods on the planet. I would go see a movie called Pizza vs Burrito before I… Read More

Is Sacramento’s office market primed to take off in 2015?

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By: John Sheaffer, Research Analyst

Sacramento Office Market: Historical and Forecast

Sacramento Office Market: Historical and Forecast

For better or worse, Sacramento is a government town. The office market recovery has lagged behind tech-powered economic engines like San Francisco and Silicon Valley, but the State of California’s presence also tempers the drastic… Read More

High-Tech Venture Capital Funding- San Francisco Q3 2014

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quick_stats Venture capitalists continue to place their bets in the rapidly growing local tech economy. During Q3 2014, San Francisco accounted for 15.0 percent of the top 10 high-tech VC backed deals nationally. VC funding dropped since last quarter, which was expected due to the $1.2B Uber “mega” investment. Silicon Valley VC firms have begun… Read More