Commercial Real Estate Financing Update

20th December, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

Commercial real estate financing- the Colliers Mortgage group report lots of money for decent financing or refinancing, non-recourse, assemble and at fixed-rates running about 2% over US Treasury for 10-year term. Tweet This Post Read More

Hot in the Valley, red-hot in San Francisco….

18th November, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

“Things are hot in the Valley (Silicon Valley), but red-hot in San Francisco,” according to Mike Sullivan, a partner with Pillsbury Law. Silicon Valley has been growing its tech workers at an average of 3.6% over the past three years, while San Francisco is sizzling at an average growth rate of 9.4%. San Francisco now […] Read More

Silicon Valley Companies Haven Taken Over….

14th November, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

Silicon Valley Companies have taken over 700,000 square feet of office space in San Francisco over the past year, from tiny start-ups to big giants like Cisco and LinkedIn. The talent, which is pouring in from all over the United States to be part of this new Internet Gold Rush, is the reason for this.   […] Read More

San Francisco Hold the Highest Number of Platinum and Gold Certified Commercial Projects….

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

According to the United States Green Building Council, San Francisco has the highest number of LEED Platinum and Gold Certified Commercial projects in the nation,  with 155 projects in comparison to second-place holder, Chicago, with 148 projects. On the other side of the report card, San Francisco earned an “F” as the least-affordable major United […] Read More

Solar installations are now the fastest growing energy source…

28th October, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

Solar installations grew 76 percent in 2012 and are now the fastest growing energy source in the United States. Growth in the Commercial Market was only a small part of this, comprising 7,000 of the 90,000 solar installations. Tweet This Post 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

Google Has Purchased Over 200 Companies In San Francisco….

23rd October, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

One of many reasons the San Francisco Bay Area is a booming tech center lies in the fact that Google has purchased over 200 companies, since 2010 … The secondary impact of these purchases may have increased their Bay Area office presence… Tweet This Post Read More

Offices Designed to Attract Tech Employees

21st October, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

“Like 70% of offices in the U.S. these days, Square’s new San Francisco Market Street headquarters is designed to be open and collaborative.” (SF Gate 10/16/2013) Designed to attract tech employees, the main floor is 100,000 square feet. The goal was to make the big office feel small by adding/including Main Street amenities like a […] Read More

Multi-Family Investments….

18th October, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

According to Rich Martini of the Colliers Multi-Family Investments Group, the Real Facts-Meyers Research Group tracks twenty eight multi-family metros across the U.S. and ranks those metros according to eleven indicators, including; rent increases, occupancy, job growth, multi-family permit levels and estimated cap rates for stabilized properties.  The top three metros (markets) are as follows: […] 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

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