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

Office design update: In an interview with Barbara Carlyle of Pivot Interiors

24th February, 2014 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

Office design update: In an interview with Barbara Carlyle of Pivot Interiors (The Registry SF) on the future of office design: Pivot’s clients… “understand that the workplace is a strategic financial investment, one that is paramount to attracting and retaining the best talent. Pivot is coaching our clients to think beyond “square foot per employee” formulas. […] Read More

Big Blocks of Office Space, Pay More for Less

26th December, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

Big block office space and big rents- reports out predicting Manhattan will see 60 or more 100,000+ square foot office deals in 2013, with 46 of these over $100/sf for annual rents. Major tenants may be downsizing the square foot per employee ratio (from 250 square feet per employee down to 150-175 square feet per […] Read More

Increases in San Francisco….

11th October, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

Increase in San Francisco tech jobs 2012 to present: 36%; Number of tech companies in San Francisco: 1,892; San Francisco unemployment rate, August 2013 is 5.6%; Rate for California 8.9%. According to the San Francisco Business News Tweet This Post Read More

Between now and the year 2040 there will be a 30 percent growth in population in the 9 county Bay Area region …

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

There are 2 ways of looking at this … according to the SF business times August 2nd 2013 between now and the year 2040 there will be a 30 percent growth in population in the 9-county Bay Area region.  Which means a population increase of 2.1 million.  Great for business, but bad for future commuters … […] Read More

As of last week there were 51 tower cranes in San Francisco with …

13th May, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

As of last week there were 51 tower cranes in San Francisco with millions of feet of new office and apartment development.  SalesForce reportedly has over 2 million square feet of office space in downtown San Francisco. Tweet This Post Read More

California vs. the Midwest …

10th January, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

California, even with its high cost of living, high wages, comparatively less advantageous business taxation, and all the other reasons the economic development directors from Kansas and Nebraska use to try to entice firms to relocate, still has a panache in attracting great companies seeking the best employees … given a choice, would you prefer […] Read More

Apartment rents in the San Francisco Bay Area continue their growth trend …

10th December, 2012 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

With rent growth in Oakland up 19 percent year-over-year comparison, Emeryville up 15 percent and the City of Alameda up 12 percent as San Francisco and Peninsula renters seek lower-cost housing. However, there have been recent reports warning that this frenzy could slow down with new construction of apartment units. Tweet This Post Read More

A new study about workplace satisfaction …

5th November, 2012 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

Done by UC Berkeley (where I received my BS and MBA, hooray!) found that washrooms top the list of common comment themes … other top issues: Cleaning, either incomplete, disruptive or insufficient; Temperature, too hot, too cold; Air Quality, dust lack, of fresh air, mold, odors; Carpet Walls and Furniture, dirtiness, need for better or […] Read More

Residential land sales in a number of regions are expected to keep climbing …

31st October, 2012 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

As “we have hit bottom and are clearly on the way back up.”  In a number of submarkets light industrial land sales are predicted to take off in 2013/2014 as existing inventory continues to shrink, forcing rents and demand up. Tweet This Post Read More

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