| MARK YOUR CALENDAR: RENTV's Annual Orange County State of the Market Conference is January 26!
Don't miss this exciting and informative annual event about this important SoCal region. To find out how you can be involved in the conference, as a sponsor or a speaker, please call Steve Bloom at (310) 242-8613.
| San Francisco the Top Tech Job Growth Market in the Country
With a 47 percent growth rate from 2013 to 2015, San Francisco created more than 22,000 high-tech jobs and was the top tech growth market on CBRE’s annual Tech-Thirty report. Silicon Valley ranked first for total new high-tec...
| CBRE Report Identifies 20 Global Gateway Cities
Beijing, Boston, Chicago, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Milan, Munich, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Vancouver and Washington, D.C. are viewed as key targets...
| Orange County Climbs to #3 for Office Rent Growth in Nation’s Leading Tech Markets
Orange County ranked number three in the U.S. for office rent growth on CBRE’s annual Tech-Thirty list, which analyzies the 30 leading technology markets in the U.S. and Canada in terms of high-tech software/services job grow...
| Sound Economic Fundamentals Continue to Propel U.S. Industrial Absorption
The U.S. industrial markets absorbed 74.9 msf of space in the third quarter of 2016, up 29.1% from the same period a year ago, according to the latest research from Cushman & Wakefield. This propelled year-to-date absorption...
| San Francisco Ranks as the Nation’s Greenest City for Office Space
Institutional owners of office buildings continued to pursue green building certifications in the 30 largest U.S. markets during 2015. Continuing an upward trend over the past decade, green certifications are now held by 11.8...
| U.S. Office Vacancy Rates Hold Steady in Q3 2016
Vacant space in the U.S. office market held steady during the third quarter of 2016 (Q3 2016), at 13.1 percent, according to the latest analysis from CBRE Group Inc. The national office vacancy rate remained at the lowest lev...
| Investor Interest in L.A. Remains Strong
Los Angeles has been invigorated by the golden touch of increased construction and redevelopment, particularly in downtown areas such as the Jewelry District, where landlords are capitalizing on the resurgence. Investors cont...
| Millennials, Baby Boomers and Favorable Financing Drive Multifamily Cap Rate Strength Throughout U.S.
Lifestyle changes from Millennials, Baby Boomers and a favorable financing environment contributed to resilient multifamily capitalization rates in the U.S. over the first half of 2016—according to the latest research from gl...
| Overall CRE Investment from the Middle East Has Seen a Sharp Uptick
Middle East investment in global commercial real estate reached nearly US$10 billion in the first half of 2016, with the target markets becoming more diverse and a substantial uptick in activity in the U.S., according to the ...
| San Jose, Los Angeles and San Diego Ranked as Three of the Top Five Undersupplied Markets for Self-Storage Facilities
New York, San Jose, Los Angeles, San Diego and Baltimore rank as the top five undersupplied markets when it comes to self-storage facilities according to a new report from the Self Storage Valuation Group at CBRE Valuation & ...
| U.S. Economic Expansion Resilient in the Face of Slowing Global Demand
The U.S. economy weathered rough headwinds in the first half of 2016, however, the key demand drivers that support property markets—consumer confidence, job growth, low interest rates and consumer spending—all remain firmly i...
| Inland Empire Retail Market Continues to Grow
By Brad Umansky, President of Progressive Real Estate Partners
The demand for retail space in SoCal’s Inland Empire region is the strongest it has been since 2007. Rents for new projects are exceeding the pre-recession high...
| Demand for Creative Office Space in LA May Climb to as Much as 44 msf
Demand from current occupants, technology, creative and co-working tenants could result in as much as 44 msf of demand for creative office space in the Greater Los Angeles region in the next few years, according to the latest...
| Demand for SoCal Multifamily Housing Still Rising
Demand for multifamily housing in Southern California continued rising in the first half of 2016, absorbing much of the newly completed supply in most markets, according to NAI Capital’s latest Multifamily Market Outlook Repo...
| Mid-Year Review on the National Industrial, Office and Retail Markets
Here’s a quick overview of the national industrial, office and retail markets for the second quarter of 2016, based on the latest reports from real estate services firm Lee & Associates. The reports were compiled by Lee’s res...
| SoCal’s Industrial Markets Remain Strong with Historically Low Vacancy Rates
Southern California’s metro area industrial market continues to register historically low vacancy numbers, offering a positive forecast for the region’s landlords but limited options for tenant expansion. The Inland Empire, ...
| New Trends in Food-and-Beverage Concepts Driving Expansion at Retail Centers
With food-and-beverage outlets now among the fastest-growing categories in retail centers, a new CBRE Group Inc report identifies four emerging eatery formats poised for significant expansion: food trucks, food halls, celebri...
| E-Commerce Boom Creating Growth Boom for Top US Inland Port Markets
The rapid growth of e-commerce has fueled development of warehouses and distribution centers in the 12 primary U.S. inland-port markets at nearly twice the national rate, according to a new report from CBRE Group Inc. Califor...
| California Home Sales Reach Highest Level in Almost Four Years
After a couple months of lackluster growth in transaction volume, California existing home sales rose to their highest level in nearly four years in June, as sales surpassed the 400,000 mark for the fourth consecutive month, ...