Employees Need To Be Able To Plug In At Work

26th February, 2014 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

Electric vehicle charging stations – be the office or retail building that doesn’t offer this and you may be the building with fewer tenants and higher vacancies. As electric cars become mainstream, employees need to be able to plug in while at work. One advantage suburban offices have is land to put solar canopies on. […] Read More

A Company Called Blueseed

6th January, 2014 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

A company called Blueseed wants to park a boat full of start-ups in international waters 12 miles off California’s Half Moon Bay. Foreign entrepreneurs who want to come to Silicon Valley would use Blueseed to make an end run around immigration laws! . A 30 minute ferry ride lands them in Silicon Valley for meetings […] Read More

San Francisco Bay Area is a Job Magnet…

25th October, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

The San Francisco Bay Area is expected to be a job magnet for the entire United States for years to come. By 2040, the Bay Area will claim nearly 2.55 percent of all United States jobs, with 75 percent of these jobs expected to come from business and professional services, the health and educational sectors, […] Read More

Bay Area Universities Number Two and Number Three in the World.

3rd September, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - 8 Comments

The Academic Ranking of World Universities by China’s Shanghai Jao Tong University, which has done these rankings since 2003, placed Harvard No. 1, and two San Francisco Bay Area Universities, Stanford No. 2 and UC Berkeley #3, another reason the Bay Area is leading the US (and the world) in tech startups. Tweet This Post Read More

Companies are coming up with Wellness Programs …

1st July, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

Companies are coming up with Wellness Programs within their office facilities to encourage healthy employee lifestyle by offering incentives and rewards.  Employees take a benchmark health assessment test.  Employees can earn rewards by improving their health by using different benchmarks.  They can earn cash bonuses as well as days off for attending health awareness classes. […] Read More

The trend toward space efficiency has the potential to limit office demand over the next several years …

24th May, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

According to the report out by Co-Star out May 15, 2013 office leases across the country signed 4 to 8 years ago which are now rolling over will be done at much lower per square foot per employee ratios. “The trend toward space efficiency has the potential to limit office demand over the next several […] Read More

Silicon Valley the most innovative region in the country …

6th February, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

One key factor in why Silicon Valley is doing so well, especially as compared with the rest of the nation … it is the most innovative region in the country, as measured by patents per employee, with double the ratio of its nearest competitor … Santa Clara County with 12.57, Corvallis Oregon 5.27, Boulder Colorado […] Read More

San Francisco … top investment market in the world

17th January, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

The San Francisco office market experienced its tenth consecutive positive absorption quarter with almost three million square feet of office transactions. Total net absorption for the year was almost 1.5 million square feet…the San Francisco unemployment rate dropped from 7.4 percent to 6.7 percent, and office rental rates have gone up 70 percent over just […] Read More

ReisReports recent update on the national office market included

15th June, 2012 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

both the statistic that the national vacancy rate fell to 17.2 percent but cautioned “The sector continues to be hampered by the anemic pace of improvement in the job market.  Two and a half years after the advent of the economic recovery, the labor market is struggling to consistently gain more than 200,000 jobs per […] Read More

A recent report (and on the front page of the SF Chronicle business section 10/14/11) that there are 40 technology companies looking for almost 2 million square feet of office space in San Francisco, mostly South of Market …

14th October, 2011 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

Idle Games, which designs games for Facebook, just leased 33,000 sf (can you imagine an office filled with Idle employees, just sitting around … )   Tweet This Post Read More

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