| CA Home Sales Pick Up in February Due to Slowing Appreciation and Increasing Inventory
Moderating home price appreciation and improving housing inventory combined to spur California’s housing market in February as existing home sales increased from both the previous month and year, according to the California A...
| Watch Video of Hotel Expert Alan Reay of Atlas Hospitality Talking About OC Hotel Market
See and hear Alan Reay, President of Atlas Hospitality, speak about the Orange County hotel market at RENTV's recent Orange County State of the Market Conference, held January 28th.
Reay provides an interesting and in-depth...
| Mid-Size Users Having a Big Impact on Phoenix Industrial Market
Mid-size users are dominating the Phoenix industrial market, and the construction sector has a heavy hand in that success, according to the Phoenix office of JLL. Per JLL, much of the 5.8 msf of industrial space absorbed in t...
| Majority of Real Estate Investors in the Americas Expect to Increase Acquisitions in 2016
The majority of real estate investors in the Americas intend to increase their property acquisitions in 2016, with Los Angeles as the top target market, ahead of New York City and Dallas/Ft. Worth, according to a just-release...
| Downtown LA Development Hits an All-Time High in 2015
Los Angeles’ Downtown Center Business Improvement District [DCBID] released its 2015 Year End Market Report revealing a record setting year for development. “One gaze across the skyline will tell you all you need to know abou...
| US Commercial Real Estate Cap Rates are Stabilizing
Capitalization rates for U.S. commercial real estate stabilized over the second half of 2015, after several years of trending downward—according to the latest research from global property advisor CBRE Group, Inc.
Cap rate m...
| Bay Area’s San Francisco and San Jose Ranked as Worst US Markets for Single-Family Rental Investments
HomeUnion, an online real estate investment management firm enabling value investing in single-family rental (SFR) properties, ranked the most and least favorable SFR markets measured by cap rate. Memphis tops the list with a...
| LA Area Industrial Submarkets Facing Low Vacancies and Increasing Interest in Higher-Use Conversion Projects
“Low water mark” vacancy rates for industrial real estate in numerous L.A. Metro submarkets coupled with rising opportunities for re-positioning aging buildings to higher use were among the main topics discussed at the recen...
| San Diego Retail Market Remains Strong
San Diego’s retail market displayed positive fundamentals throughout 2015, according to a just-released report from CBRE Research. Construction deliveries contributed significantly to positive absorption and added desirable r...
| San Diego’s Industrial Market On a Roll
As of year-end 2015, San Diego’s industrial market has become constrained due to continued high owner/user demand and very little available space for lease, according to the latest research from CBRE. Consistent demand since ...
| San Francisco Office Market in the Midst of Its Glittering Age
A surging tech economy, some of the highest rates of leasing and pre-leasing ever recorded, a pipeline of under-construction projects so robust it’s near bursting, and an effective unemployment rate of zero during the final t...
| Lack of Large Blocks of Office Space Limiting Options for Tenants in Some Markets
The improving economy and corresponding increase in office demand – along with new construction activity that has been slow to commence compared with previous cycles – has resulted in a diminishing number of available large b...
| San Diego Office Vacancy Rises as New Supply Outpaces Absorption
Here’s a year-end review of San Diego’s office market from Colliers International. The report was prepared by the firm’s San Diego region Research Director, Christopher Reutz.
In San Diego, 2015 was the first year since 2009...
| OC Office Market Sees Over 850k sf of Positive Absorption in 2015
The Orange County office market continued to improve in 2015, posting over 850k sf of positive net absorption for the year. The fourth quarter of 2015 marked the eleventh consecutive quarter of rising lease rates. The avera...
| Global Investor Outlook Reveals Moderating Risk Appetite but Buoyant Demand
Investor sentiment toward real estate is projected to remain positive globally in the coming year, according to Colliers International Group Inc’s just released its Global Investor Outlook for 2016. Primary target markets wil...
| Rising Rents and Industry Expansion Push Technology Firms To Key Growth Markets
Over the past year, 73 percent of the technology sector’s office leases represented occupancy growth, rather than initial leases, according to JLL’s just-released United States Technology Outlook report. With Northern Califor...
| CA Home Sales Dropped in November to Lowest Level Since February 2015
California existing home sales fell in November from both the previous month and year for the first time in nearly a year as low housing affordability extended into Southern California, according to the California Association...
| London Remains World’s Most Expensive Office Market for 2nd Straight Year
London’s West End was the world’s highest-priced office market for the second straight year and Hong Kong Central, Beijing Finance Street, Beijing Central Business District and Hong Kong West Kowloon, took the other four of t...
| SoCal Among the Costliest Markets for Enterprise Data Centers
Southern California is among the most expensive markets for constructing, commissioning and operating a 5-megawatt (MW) enterprise data center over a 10-year period, due to the lack of tax incentives and the area’s steep powe...
| California REALTORS® disappointed FHFA did not increase Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac conforming loan limits
The California Association of Realtors® (C.A.R.) issued the following in response to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) announcement to keep the 2016 maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages acquired by Fannie Ma...