As reported in the Harrisburg Commercial Real Estate Review, anticipate mobile work styles …

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

As reported in the Harrisburg Commercial Real Estate Review, anticipate mobile work styles and leverage mobility by: Plan for multiple generations at work; give people “environmental control;” design the workplace as a resource not a destination; incorporate sustainability into the workplace. Tweet This Post Read More

According to CoStar, the “The Unites States national average in late 2012 was 185 sf per worker.”

27th June, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

According to CoStar, the “The Unites States national average in late 2012 was 185 sf per worker.”  Large firms, representing about a third of all office space users, have increasingly moved towards more-standardized shared or non-dedicated office space.  Companies using more than 50,000 sf represent 36 percent of the total office stock.  If using some […] Read More

There are new major office campuses under construction in the Bay Area…

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

There are new major office campuses under construction in the Bay Area.  Nvidia is planning a triangle shaped one million square foot office campus, and Apple’s circular 2.8 million square foot campus in Cupertino begs the question what about the exit strategy?  I remember campuses in the past including the one million square foot concord facility […] Read More

Adobe is building a 200,080 square foot, wing-shaped building in Lehi, Utah …

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

Adobe is building a 200,080 square foot, wing-shaped building in Lehi, Utah.  The long, linear building incorporates a climbing wall and an indoor basketball court and a full gym.  There are also an acre and a half of soccer fields, volleyball courts and a plaza with a fire pit.  The building is almost all open – […] Read More

According to The Registry the electrical workers union 510 in San Leandro has …

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

According to The Registry May 30, 2013 the electrical workers union 510 in San Leandro has converted a 46,000 square foot one story building into a net zero energy efficient training center.  “Solutions premised on the weather patterns that were revealed allow dozens of solar panels and three wind turbines to produce as much energy […] Read More

California Energy Disclosure Bill 1103 goes into effect this July …

15th May, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

California Energy Disclosure Bill 1103 goes into effect this July, and starts with buildings having gross floor areas in excess of 50,000 sf being required to use the no-cost online software tool, Energy Star Portfolio Manager at www.energystar.gov/istar/pmpam, which then performs the analysis and produces an energy rating on a scale of 1 to 100. […] Read More

According to the EPA, 55.8 percent of all the office buildings in San Francisco are Energy Star certified …

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

According to the EPA, 55.8 percent of all the office buildings in San Francisco are Energy Star certified, which makes this city #1 in the country by percentage … followed by Chicago, with 53.4 percent, Washington D.C. with 49 percent, Los Angeles with 44.4 percent, Denver at 39.6 percent, Houston at 37.1 percent and Atlanta […] Read More

Apple’s new Cupertino, California campus …

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

Apple’s new Cupertino, California campus of 2.8 million square feet of office space on 176 acres, two-thirds the size of the Pentagon, will have 6,000 new trees planted.  Almost all the roads and parking will be underground, there will be cafeterias with the capacity to feed 3,000 employees at lunch, and the cost is now […] Read More

California lawmakers set an ambitious goal to have all new homes achieve zero net energy use by 2020 …

19th April, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

“California lawmakers set an ambitious goal to have all new homes achieve zero net energy use by 2020. With less than a decade to go, home builders have lot of catching up to do.”  SF Business Times March 29, 2013 … what does this have to do with commercial real estate? This could be an entire new industry, […] Read More

Energy savings in commercial buildings through simple repairs and adjustments …

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

Energy savings in commercial buildings through simple repairs and adjustments … Energy Star notes that lighting efficiencies can decrease due to poor control function, dirt and lumen depreciation which are all avoidable with a few basic maintenance tasks.  Cleaning the fixtures and replacing burned out lamps and ballasts periodically will increase the light output of […] Read More

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