Our expert contributors provide insights on current commercial real estate and key economic trends.
Is Industrial Space Going Vertical?
Demand for domestic goods has grown exponentially in recent years, yet the available land for manufacturing and storage of those goods is dwindling. With multi-story warehousing, companies can strategically place goods closer to the consumer, and increase the usable square footage of a warehouse without expanding their footprint.Read more
4 Things to Know about the West Coast Office Market
The West Coast office market has seen a lot of highs and lows in past years, but recent trends and statistics suggest that the coming year will be fruitful for the sector -particularly in some of the region's biggest metros.Read more
Distressed Properties, Vacancy Shortfall, and Entrepreneurial Incentive
Let’s consider the values of two identical office towers: one fully leased by multiple tenants at market rents, and another completely vacant. Assuming all else is equal, the fully leased office tower will always sell for more than its vacant twin property.Read more
Generation Z Prefers In-Store Shopping –
Could This be True?
Shoppers belonging to Generation Z (whose oldest members were born in the middle 1990s) prefer to get their goods through the internet – right? Not necessarily, according to a new survey by IBM and the National Retail Foundation, in addition to data from Kidder Mathews.Read more
4 Trends Impacting the Multifamily Market Across the West Coast
The multifamily industry has experienced a lot of changes on a national scale over the past year. Catapulted by growth in the tech industry, jobs markets have been popping up across the country in places like Atlanta, Dallas, Phoenix, and Seattle.Read more