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Commercial Real Estate News Roundup For September 30, 2014

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Putting on your pants in San Diego, East coast ports getting hotter, Denver’s plans to get even higher — it’s all here in the Commercial Real Estate News Roundup for September 30, 2014.

 

 

 

General

 

Demand for S.F. commercial property is through the roof, SF Chronicle, Sept. 27, 2014 – Tech and non-tech uniting across the Bay Area to drive property prices and narrow availability.

 

Banks Seeing Lower Loss Rates on Commercial Real Estate, Huffington Post, Sept. 23, 2014 – The mop and bucket from the Great Recession still being wielded even as years of desperate unwinding of bad loans declines in the face of something more natural and cyclical.

 

Commercial comeback, Boston Globe, Sept. 24, 2014 – Meanwhile in New England, industry and office growth in and around Boston pick up steam.

 

Charleston area buzzing with commercial building projects, Charleston Post & Courier, Sept. 28, 2014 – Buildouts in the southeast’s leading port city are crowding the ground and sky.

 

 

 

 

 

Office

 

The office tower that transformed downtown Houston is for sale — and expected to fetch record price, Houston Culture Map, Sept. 22, 2014 – 36 historical stories are on the market, and the tech and defense citadel called Houston is expected to make pricing history.

 

San Francisco’s 2014 office leasing breaks dot-com record, San Francisco Business Times, Sept. 25, 2014 – Luckily for the commercial property sector, the high-tech promise of the “paperless office” was always a bunch of hooey.

 

22-story office tower coming to downtown Denver, Denver Business Journal, Sept. 25, 2014 – Mile-high city aims to get 22 stories taller.

 

 

 

Industrial

 

Need for speedier delivery stokes hot industrial market, The Record, Sept. 24, 2014 – 3PL (third party logistics) and warehouse properties are in record demand, especially in New Jersey

 

Tight industrial market sends semiconductor firm to Sherwood for warehouse space, Portland Business Journal, Sept. 25, 2014 – Meanwhile up in the Cascades, spillover from traditional tech environs is changing the commercial property equation.

 

This deal shows how blazing hot Baltimore’s industrial market has become, Baltimore Business Journal, Sept. 29, 2014 – Strategic acquisitions of warehousing near Atlantic ports are proceeding at all building classes, says the BBJ.

 

 

Retail

 

Microsoft to Open Fifth Avenue Store, WSJ, Sept. 29, 2014 – Software giant left in wake of Apple’s dust considers retail expansion. 

 

Lucescu Realty sells Utah shopping center portfolio for $226 million, CSA, Sept. 29, 2014

 

Malls fight back against Internet, U-T San Diego, Sept 26, 2014 – What can’t e-tailing deliver that malls can?  Food and entertainment.  San Diego shopping centers focus on what it means to put on your pants to go shopping.

 

 

 

Multifamily

 

Apartments slated for big, vacant downtown Syracuse building, Syracuse Post-Standard, Sept. 29, 2014 – Vacancies no more in upstate New York 

 

SunTrust watches for multi-family bubble in Nashville, The Tennessean, Sept. 22, 2014 – Is Nashville over-developing and under absorbing its multifamily space?

 

Builders Turn Focus to Housing Market, NYT, Sept. 26, 2014 – Gotham and housing: the eternal waltz on an ever-shrinking dancefloor.

 

 

 

Commercial Real Estate News Roundup for Sept. 10, 2014

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Disrupting the taxicab industry is a job that needs more elbow room, the rise of the “dirt REIT”, and Phoenix, AZ (pictured above) rises from the ashes like a…well, like a Phoenix.  It’s all here in the Commercial Real Estate News Roundup for September 10, 2014

General

Some Retirement Plans Include Private Commercial-Property Funds, WSJ, Sept. 5, 2014 – The 401(k) industry is learning that commercial real estate is an earner when equities don’t quite meet expectations.

Brokering New Ground in California Commercial Property, WSJ, Sept. 2, 2014 – The double-commission comes under scrutiny in the Golden State legislature.

 

Office

Conshohocken, Pa., an Old Steel Town, Now an Office Hub, New York Times, Sept. 2, 2014 – Renovation, restoration and new vision in Pennsylvania’s steel country leads to a white-collar boom.

Prominent L.A. developer to build unconventional office at Playa Vista, LA Times, Aug. 28, 2014 – A major shaper of the downtown Los Angeles skyline returns to the development world, plans in hand.

Uber has already outgrown its brand new offices, SF Chronicle, Sept. 4, 2014 – Taxi-industry-demolishing web application’s home offices grow too fast for their floorspace. No word if Uber drivers will haul any packed-up boxes on moving day.

Silicon Valley Offices Are Stunningly Pricey, Just Like the Workers Inside, Wired, Sept. 3, 2014 – “You have to spend money to make money,” observes everybody who ever made money. Coincidentally, spending money is a great way to lose money, but few in Silicon Valley would admit it.

 

Industrial

Shovels are turning for Twin Cities industrial projects, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Sept. 6, 2014 – Twin Cities Metro area enjoying an industrial resurgence as projects aim to fill in the space between the 10,000 lakes.

Tesla: Envisioning the impacts on life in Nevada, Reno Gazette Journal, Sept. 6, 2014 – Big doings promised in the desert, as a 5 million square foot battery factory is planned by Tesla Motors.

 

Retail

Looking for retail, office space in downtown Mobile? Try this new tool, Alabama.com, Aug. 26, 2014 – Handy snapshot of retail space opportunities in downtown Mobile, AL.

SouthCoast malls adapt to fend off e-commerce giants, South Coast Today, Sept. 7, 2014 – Physical shoppers: they exist, they spend money, they prefer laying hands on product and they’re not all over 30. Take heart, retail sector.

Retail vacancies at five-year low, North Jersey.com, Sept. 2, 2014 – Absorption in the Garden State has driven vacancies down.

 

Multifamily

What slowdown? Phoenix, Valley cities considering a number of real estate projects, Phoenix Business Journal, Sept. 2, 2014 – The jewel in the desert, so recently marked by bustout residential developments, has picked up steam in the multifamily sector.  Booms and busts come and go, but demand remains.

Many in Seattle are taking a stand against rise of micro-apartments, Seattle Times, Aug. 28, 2014 – Dorm-style housing is enjoying a boom in Seattle, but are residents happy with what comes attached?

 

Land

Time to Buy the Farm? WSJ, Sept. 7, 2014 – Ladies and gentlemen, presenting dirt REITs.

Virginia farm real estate value increases, Hampton Roads Pilot, Sept. 2, 2014 – Tobacco and other cash crops are driving prices skyward in Virginia.

 

Commercial Real Estate News Roundup: June 5, 2014

 

The commercial real estate crowdfunding space gets…crowded, prime office space in Chicago fetches prices high enough that some are using the dreaded “b”-word, and speaking of high, what’s above your retail ceiling?  It’s all here in today’s commercial real estate news roundup.

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Commercial Real Estate News Roundup For May 22, 2014

Talent competitions break out at brokerage firms, Amazon’s newest same-day-delivery warehousing strategy, the mighty Silicon Valley stumbles at its retail task, and what value is lurking in your office’s kitchen?  It’s all here in this week’s Commercial Real Estate News Roundup for May 22, 2014.

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