| A Majority of Real Estate Investors in the Americas Anticipate Increased Buying Activity in 2018
A prolonged period of U.S. economic growth, as well as tax cuts and favorable regulatory changes, has turned commercial real estate investors more positive going into 2018 than they were at the start of last year, according t...
| Bixby Land Company and AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets to Go on Industrial Buying Spree
Bixby Land Company and AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets have reached an agreement to acquire as much as $400 mil of industrial properties. The joint venture with AXA IM - Real Assets fuels a strategic increase in Bixby’s...
| Pro Moves
Aaron Hill - Aaron Hill was named President at Bixby Land Company, extending a successful 11-year tenure at Bixby where he most recently served as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Bill Halford, who has se...
| Runyon Group Secures $38 Mil in Construction Money to Start Work on Third Phase of PLATFORM in Culver City
Los Angeles-based Runyon Group has obtained $38 mil in construction money for development of the third phase of PLATFORM, a 66k sf, mixed-used development in downtown Culver City. The 54-month financing was arranged by Quantu...
| Latest Allen Matkins / UCLA Anderson Forecast California CRE Survey Suggests Federal Tax Overhaul Favors the Commercial Real Estate Industry
The Winter/Spring 2018 Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast California Commercial Real Estate Survey reflects the favorable changes to the CRE market caused by the recent federal tax overhaul. The tax bill is expected to incr...
| CA Home Prices Continue to Rise While Sales Volume Slows Due to Lowest Inventory Levels in 13 Years
Amid the lowest housing inventory levels in more than 13 years, existing home sales still eked out a year-over-year gain, while the median sales price posted a solid annual increase, per the latest figures from the California...
| San Francisco Office Market Gets Its Second Wind During Final Quarter of 2017
This end-of-year report on the San Francisco office market was provided to us by commercial real estate services firm Kidder Mathews:
The San Francisco office market got its second wind in the fourth quarter, closing 2017 wi...
| Businesses Pay a Hefty Premium for America’s Top Office Addresses
America’s most desirable office addresses command an average annual asking rent of $48.65 per square foot, a 47% premium compared to the rest of the country. And they remain as popular as ever. According to JLL’s 2017 Most Ex...
| SAVE the DATE => February 28 is RENTV's San Jose / Silicon Valley State of the Market Conference
Leading CRE pros from San Jose and Silicon Valley will provide an up-to-the-moment overview of the region's office, industrial, retail and multifamily markets at RENTV's annual conference about this important part of the sta...
| Kennedy Wilson Completes $304 Mil in Sales
Global real estate investment company Kennedy Wilson (KW) recently collected $304 mil from the sales of two assets, one of which was a 615-unit apartment community in Alameda called Summer House. That property sold for $231 m...
| Tech Industry’s Impact on Office Demand Spilling over into Submarkets with more Traditional Spaces
The willingness of tech companies to pay a premium for office space in the hottest tech submarkets is spilling over into neighboring submarkets as available space dwindles, according to CBRE’s annual Tech-30 report, which mea...
| Law Firms Adjusting Real Estate Strategies to Respond to Changing Workplace Needs
Law firms are adjusting their real estate strategies in response to advances in technology, shifting client demand, aging workforces and intense competition to attract and retain skilled talent, according to a new report from...
| CA Housing Affordability Drops to Lowest Level in 10 Years
California’s housing affordability hit a 10-year low as tight housing inventory drove home prices higher and reduced purchasing power for homebuyers in the third quarter, primarily in previously more affordable regions such a...
| Outlook for U.S. Commercial RE Lending Market Remains Upbeat
Commercial real estate lending markets remained on the upswing in Q3 2017 with rising equity prices, limited volatility and tightening spreads, according to the latest research from CBRE.
The CBRE Lending Momentum Index, whi...
| CBRE Group Acquires Heery International Inc
CBRE Group Inc has completed its previously-announced acquisition of Heery International Inc (Heery), the project management and design engineering business of the international infrastructure group, Balfour Beatty LLC.
| International Appetite for U.S. Industrial Real Estate Surges
Strong fundamentals, the growing sophistication of logistics facilities and e-commerce growth has led to a surge in foreign industrial investment in the U.S., according to the latest research from CBRE.
Foreign investors ha...
| U.S. Office Vacancy Drops to 12.9%
Vacant office space in the U.S. declined by 10 basis points (bps) during the third quarter of 2017 (Q3 2017) dropping to 12.9%, according to the latest analysis from CBRE. Continuing a recent pattern, suburban office markets ...
| Oakland Retail Experts Discuss the City's Greatly Improved Environment
The latest installment of RENTV’s series of commercial real estate conferences continued on September 14th, 2017, when we held our Oakland State of the Market Conference at the Waterfront Hotel in Jack London Square. It was a...
| SoCal Data Center Market Remains Stable
The Southern Californian area continues to remain a stable market for data centers, according to a new report from CBRE. Vacancy decreased to 16.3% for wholesale product and net absorption in H1 2017 totaled roughly 1.9 megaw...
| Hong Kong Still the World’s Highest-Priced Office Market
Hong Kong is once again the world’s highest-priced office market according to CBRE’s semi-annual Global Prime Office Rents survey. The study also found that markets in the Americas and EMEA showed the most consistent growth i...