| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Regional Experts Discuss the Orange County Retail Market
Orange County’s retail market has come on strong in the last year and a half, with overall transaction volume in 2015 up roughly 40% over 2014, according to Coreland Companies President Chris Hite. This upbeat outlook was gen...
| 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 Bernardino County to Hold Its Annual State of the County and Making An Impact Business Forum on April 6
On April 6, 2016, more than 1,000 business professionals, government leaders and community stakeholders will join together to hear the annual State of the County event, titled “Making An Impact.”
In addition to the main pro...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Pathfinder Partners Closes Its Opportunity Fund V
San Diego-based Pathfinder Partners LLC has closed Pathfinder Partners Opportunity Fund V L.P., the firm’s fifth fund focused on acquiring real estate assets in mid-tier cities throughout the western United States. The firm r...
| 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...
| 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...
| Bank of the West Leases 5k sf in Pasadena
Bank of the West inked a 10-year lease for 5k sf of ground floor space at 595 East Colorado in downtown Pasadena. The space is currently under construction and is expected to be open in the first quarter of 2016.
The bank’s ...