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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

Project Pipeline Points to the Rise of California’s Capital City

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August 17, 2016

By: Leo Canale, Senior Marketing Associate, JLL

Sacramento may be a little over 1.5 hours drive (without traffic!) from downtown San Francisco, but Millennials know it isn’t that far away from the Bay Area’s buoyant tech-driven economy.Above SacramentoSacramento’s appeal among Millennials has been well documented and that attraction for a Millennials powerful segment of… 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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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

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

How Science Fiction is Shaping Modern-Day Technology and Commercial Real Estate

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By: Christan Basconcillo, Senior Research Analyst

Science fiction has long been a source of inspiration for technology, touching upon our wildest imaginations. From flying cars and artificial intelligence to advanced utopian or dystopian societies, the boundaries for technology in science fiction are limitless. Believe it or not, sci-fi authors have been shaping the future for some time, using their stories as a sort of testing ground to spark the ideas of ambitious… Read More