New logistics models are springing up to grab the same-day delivery market share, ranging from mega-distribution centers totaling 1.5 million sq. ft. to tiny delivery posts in urban areas that compete with the struggling local connections....More
Benchmarking has become an essential decision support tool used by brokers and clients to determine how much space a company needs. Lately, regardless of the industry, companies want to know what the technology industry is up to. Looking outside one’s industry for best practices can be a source of innovation. But companies first need to try these characteristics on for size to see if they fit....More
Our rankings were based on a number of metrics, including average vacancy rates for medical office properties, rents per sq. ft., building sales volumes, prices per sq. ft. and volume of recent space completions.
Commercial real estate development is starting to make a noticeable comeback. While developers sat on the sidelines in 2009 and 2010, many who survived the recession are back in a big way, making a difference brick by brick, block by block....More
It’s becoming more and more common to see Whole Foods or another strong grocery chain occupying the ground levels of multi-unit residential developments, especially in urban markets like San Francisco and Washington, D.C....More
In the era of "income inequality," it isn't only workers, the unemployed and the poor who are feeling oppressed. Some of the rich are feeling it too.Tom Perkins, Sam Zell and Stewart Rahr have claimed they feel victimized by the 99 percent....More
The growing number of projects located near each other —sometimes separated by just a few miles — is raising questions about how much activity among outlet centers can hold up over the long term....More