The new 176-acre Apple campus in Cupertino …

4th December, 2012 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

Which at 2.8 million square feet will be one of the largest buildings in the world (according to the San Francisco Chronicle 11/22/2012), will accommodate 14,200 employees, with most of the 10,500 parking spaces underground and 7,000 trees above ground. For visual of this campus please click http://www.cnn.com/2012/05/22/tech/innovation/new-apple-campus/index.html Tweet This Post Read More

Apple Computer, on one roll after another (good thing it isn’t an SUV) …

3rd October, 2012 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

Just grabbed more than a million square feet of new office space in Sunnyvale, Northern California to accommodate 5,000 more employees. Tweet This Post Read More

According to data provider CoreLogic and reported in the San Francisco Chronicle (9/12/12) …

2nd October, 2012 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

29 percent of the homeowners in the State of California are underwater with their mortgages and owe more than their home is worth, which could be a partial reason for the overall sluggish economy (with exceptions like San Francisco, Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties which are booming) and the housing recovery might be tied […] Read More

According to the San Francisco Business Times …

18th September, 2012 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

Various commercial brokerage houses have reported office rents in San Francisco increasing between 2009 and 2012 at 59 percent, the second-highest rent growth in the U.S. after Mountain View which increased 83 percent.  San Francisco won the “fastest short-term rent growth in the world” contest with a 23 percent increase from June 2011 to June […] Read More

Googlelicious office space …

30th April, 2012 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

according to Globe Investor, no two Google offices are the same, but there are common elements of shared spaces, cubes, yurts, eggs and “huddles,” video games, pool tables and pianos, cafes and little kitchens stocked with healthy food, and whiteboards.  Employees have the technology to be able to work from home, but are still encouraged […] Read More

The “greenest” federal building in the country is NASA’s newest 50,000 square foot two-story office building in Mountain View, California.

24th April, 2012 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

It is so energy-efficient it actual generates more electricity than it consumes, with fuel cells from Bloom Energy, solar panels, a water recovery system, and building controls that can react to subtle changes in sunlight, temperature, wind and occupancy.  It has the LEED Platinum rating, the highest possible, with windows that open, an office floor […] Read More

The tech office employee of the future …

9th April, 2012 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

I was reading about the new eyeglasses Google is coming out with where you can view the computer screen from the glasses … Google Goggles is not the name (Project Glass is), and then I read an article about the Kinetic games where you move your hands and/or feet and the video responds … take […] Read More

As a country, the San Francisco Bay Area now ranks among the top 20 largest economies in the world.

29th March, 2012 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

It is home to the second-largest number of Fortune 500 companies in the United States after New York, it has more fast-growing companies than anywhere in the nation, almost half of the nation’s top clean-tech companies and seven of the top 10 social media companies.  Its universities host more top-10 graduate programs than anywhere in […] Read More

Tale of Two Cities …

16th February, 2012 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

(and not Charles version) … Apple Inc. just announced another expansion into 156,000 square feet in Cupertino, California, with occupancy expected later this year.  Meanwhile, not too many miles away in Fremont California the 234,000 square foot Legacy Bayside Business Park has remained vacant since 2009 and just sold to TMG Partners for a whopping […] Read More

I have been seeing more and more office building amenities such as common conference rooms and exercise facilities …

17th November, 2011 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

for which there are no additional charges to the tenant for using these.  For those Landlords conscious of legal responsibility (and I am not a lawyer, this is not legal advice, consult your attorney for more info!) a recent California Court of Appeal gave protection to landlords from being sued by a tenant getting hurt […] Read More

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