“Too Much Of A Good Thing?”

4th March, 2014 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

By headlines in the Feb. 21, 2014 San Francisco Business Times “Too Much Of A Good Thing?” questioning whether SF has too many tech jobs. Let’s see too many 20 & 30 year olds making $100,000 or more, running around eating out at local restaurants, shopping at local merchants, working for Google, LinkedIn, Salesforce – […] 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

Corporate employers, who provide perks to their employees, beware!

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

Corporate employers, who provide perks to their employees, beware!  The Contra Costa Times today reported that the IRS is looking into making free meals and other perks some employers provide to their employees a taxable benefit to the employee.  Google gives their employees free gourmet meals and snacks, yoga classes, gym memberships and cooking classes, […] Read More

An article published in Today’s Facility Manager Sept. 2012 on Data Center Evolution had a few interesting quotes …

8th January, 2013 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

Yahoo’s new data center in New York uses outside air to cool its servers, venting hot air from the roof’s peak while drawing in cooler air from the base of the structure. Opened in late 2010, it uses less than 1 percent of its energy for cooling, compared to a traditional data center that uses […] 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

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

Good news for the San Francisco Bay Area office market …

17th January, 2012 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

and also cautionary news … in San Francisco the big deal announcement last week was Salesforce.com signing an 18 year 400,000 square foot office lease, and in the East Bay Ross Stores just purchased a 420,000 square foot three building office complex in Dublin for their new headquarters … in San Ramon Black & Veatch […] Read More

With national office vacancies still above 17 percent (and yes, they reportedly fell all the way from 17.6 percent to 17.3 percent …

12th January, 2012 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

so landlord brokers can claim the market is tightening and tenant rep brokers can say, wow, there sure is still plenty of office vacancy to still call this a tenants market … )  … meanwhile, San Francisco South of Market is the envy of most regions in the U.S. as they have almost run out […] Read More

Are single-tenant retail triple-net leased investments and Class A major office buildings in major markets at the …

11th January, 2012 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

“frothy” too-high prices we will be looking back on in a few years, shaking our heads, or is there still upward room for sale prices to head?  In Realtormag.org (Nov/Dec. 2011) here are a few random quotes …  “Rising interest rates will also start moving cap rates in the wrong direction, and push prices lower […] Read More

“Move while you work” culture improves employees health, lowers medical costs …

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

One company in Minneapolis, Salo, a financial staffing firm, has treadmill desks set up in a conference room facing each other so employees can walk, talk and take care of business at the same time. In a separate room they have six treadmill desks set up, complete with computers, and employees can use them for […] Read More

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