| 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...
| RiverRock Real Estate Group Awarded Management Job for Alameda Shopping Center
AEW Capital Management (AEW) has awarded the property management assignment for Bridgeside Shopping Center, a 105k sf, grocery-anchored Class A shopping center in Alameda, to RiverRock Real Estate Group. AEW owns the propert...
| CA Developers Still Bullish on Current Real Estate Cycle
The 2016 Winter/Spring Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast Commercial Real Estate Survey signals continued confidence among developers through 2018–indicating both the probability of new supply and of opportunities for new i...
| 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...
| Real Capital Markets Handled Over 5,000 Commercial Property and Loan Dispositions in 2015
For 2015, Real Capital Markets facilitated the disposition of 5,121 commercial properties, bank REO, and loans – connecting buyers and sellers across 75 countries. To date, Real Capital Markets has had nearly 40,000 assignmen...
| Ten-X the New Game When It Comes to a Winning Online Real Estate Marketplace
Auction.com has rebranded as Ten-X, marking the company’s transition into an online marketplace where buyers, sellers, and the agents and brokers who represent them can easily and efficiently buy and sell high quality residen...
| 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...
| Sperry Van Ness to Become SVN
Commercial real estate services organization, Sperry Van Ness International Corporation, has formally changed its company brand name to SVN. The firm has offices in four countries serving 500 markets across the globe. The SVN...
| 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...
| Pro Moves
Guy Ponticello / Bruce Westwood-Booth -- CBRE Capital Markets has strengthened its Corporate Capital Markets and Net Lease Property Group in the Americas with the appointments of Guy Ponticiello as Managing Director, and Bruc...
| When Black Friday Comes, It Will Be Thursday
More retailers are planning to get an early jump on Black Friday this Thanksgiving weekend. According to JLL’s just-released 2015 Holiday Sentiment Report, nearly one-third of retailers surveyed say they plan to open on Than...
| CBRE Group Inc and Real Capital Markets Introduce CBRE Deal Flow
CBRE Group Inc and Real Capital Markets (RCM) have launched CBRE Deal Flow—a new online marketplace for buying and selling commercial real estate that is powered by a customized version of RCM’s technology platform.
| Changing Law Firm Space Strategies Posing Challenges for Landlords
This report provided to us by JLL:
Despite the AmLaw 100’s revenue reaching a record $81 billion in 2014, law firms are focusing on efficiency to define their office layouts and locations. The legal sector is using creative ...
| Kidder Mathews Opens New Roseville, CA Office
Commercial real estate firm Kidder Mathews recently opened its 12th location on the West Coast in Roseville, CA, to serve the greater Sacramento area. The firm has hired 10 brokers plus marketing support staff who are all exp...
| Premier Business Centers to Offer New Concierge Service to Its Clients
Premier Business Centers, the largest privately owned executive suite operator in the US, has teamed up with Portero Concierge Inc to launch Premier Concierge Service. Powered by Portero, Premier Concierge Service will provid...
| U.S. Office Rents Growing at Fastest Pace in Seven Years
Despite the recent global volatility, tenant demand for U.S. office space remained strong in the third quarter of 2015, pushing rental rates up in three-quarters of the U.S., according to new research by Cushman & Wakefield. ...
| Draftsmen & Craftsmen
Construction has been completed on the new offices of United Mechanical Inc, located at 815 Atlantic Ave, east of Constitution Way in Alameda. Ware Malcomb provided interior design services for the project.