| 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...
| LiquidSpace and Premier Business Centers Team Up to Provide Businesses a More Flexible Array of Creative Workspace Alternatives
LiquidSpace, the largest real-time network for office space, has entered into a new workspace partnership with Premier Business Centers, one of the largest, privately owned executive suite and alternative workspace companies ...
| 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, ...
| Latest Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast California CRE Survey Questions Duration of Current Construction Boom
The latest Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast California Commercial Real Estate Survey signals that California commercial real estate continues its boom, but as U.S. economic growth slows, there are signs of this boom toppi...
| CA Housing Market Maintains Momentum Despite Tight Inventory
California existing home sales edged up in May, rising above the 400,000 benchmark level for the third straight month, while strained housing supply continued to push prices higher, according to the latest research from the C...
| U.S. Construction Costs Continue to Rise
Despite the global collapse of commodity prices – including many key inputs to construction – overall construction costs continue to rise nationwide in large part due to labor supply and demand dynamics that first surfaced du...
| Commercial Real Estate Financing Briefs
NEWMARK REALTY CAPITAL - Demetri Koston and Skip Slavin of Newmark Realty Capital have arranged $10.2 mil in permanent financing for Lincoln Heights, a stabilized grocery-anchored multi-tenant retail center in Spokane, WA. Th...
| Global Prime Logistics Rents on the Rise, Fueled by E-Commerce Demand
Voracious global demand for e-commerce fulfillment centers and distribution centers fueled a 2.8 percent year-over-year increase in prime logistics rents globally, led by double-digit percentage gains in U.S. coastal markets,...
| C-III Realty Services Becomes Part of NAI Global
C-III Realty Services, an institutional commercial real estate capital markets firm, has been combined with the operations of NAI Global. Through this combination, C-III Realty Services will become NAI Global Capital Markets ...
| Commercial Real Estate Financing Briefs
CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD MORTGAGE SERVICES - Kurt Scheidt and Terry Daly with Cushman & Wakefield’s Mortgage Services have arranged $46 mil in refi money on Montecito Plaza shopping center in San Rafael. Located at Third and Gran...
| National Median Price for Owner-Occupied Homes has Flattened
HomeUnion, an online real estate investment management firm and data provider enabling value investing in residential properties, has released March 2016 data on the flattening U.S. housing market. According to HomeUnion’s re...
| Continued Strong Absorption in San Francisco Office Market Somewhat Misleading as Leasing Slows
This report was provided to us by the Northern California region of real estate services firm Kidder Mathews
The San Francisco office real estate market sent mixed signals in the first quarter of 2016, with 433.9k sf of posi...
| CA Homes Sales Pick Up in March
California home sales rose from both the previous month and year to post the highest sales pace in six months, while strained housing supplies continued to push home prices higher, according to the latest figures from the Cal...
| Restrained Pace of New Office Development in the US Expected to Lead to Continued Rent Growth
Tenant demand for office space slowed in the first quarter, dragged down primarily by continued weakness in the oil patch and a pullback in the tech sector, according to a new report from Cushman & Wakefield. Still, net absor...
| US Commercial Real Estate Markets Predicted to Remain Resilient in 2016
Commercial real estate markets in the Americas are expected to fare well over the balance of 2016, withstanding global economic headwinds and recent volatility in equity markets, according to a new Americas Outlook report fro...
| Co-Working Spaces Can Be More Cost-Effective than Traditional Leases in Pricier Gateway Markets
Shared workplaces can be feasible and cost-effective alternatives to traditional office leases—even for larger occupiers, and especially in costly metro areas such as New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Boston, according...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...