Tag Archives: Venture Capital

Silicon Valley View Part 1

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July 20, 2016

By: Christan Basconcillo, Research Manager, JLL

Despite a new report card on the region’s economic health calling out traffic congestion and housing affordability as two of the biggest problems facing Silicon Valley’s growth track, its reputation as the premier innovation hub in the world seems secure, at least for the foreseeable future.

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Why Tech, and Why San Francisco?

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By: Jack Nelson, Research Analyst – San Francisco

San Francisco remains the most attractive market in the United States for tech companies, and this has driven rent growth to double in the last five years to $66.80 per square foot, and vacancy to fall to just 8.4%.  The climate of this market is detailed in JLL’s Technology Office Outlook which seeks to illustrate the growing and existing influence of Tech companies throughout the US.

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Office Space: Cool and Creative is Complex and Challenging

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By: Chris Albrow, Vice President, PDS

“Cool” workspaces are a definite trend these days, especially in tech and creative-centric markets like San Francisco. Chris Albrow, Vice President, PDS has headed a number of projects for corporate clients in the San Francisco Bay Area.

“Some projects never deviate from the plan and go smoothly but in the vast majority of situations we find that there are usually elements that must be changed and that requires… Read More

High-Tech Venture Capital Funding- East Bay Q3 2014

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EB_Blocks_VCConfidence amongst the venture capital community continues to rise in the East Bay with another large round of funding recorded in this cycle at $93 million dollars. Despite a decrease in funding since last quarter, the East Bay continues to be in the top ten VC funding markets in the United States.

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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