Posts Tagged ‘occupiers’

Can today’s buildings support tomorrow’s work environment?

There is a coming crisis in many markets: the changing occupier needs can no longer be adequately supported by the majority of the already-built inventory. A review of the class A office buildings across the central business districts of Boston, New York, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco reveals that over 53% of […]

Greece is the Word

Forget Spain for now, events in Greece over the next few days will be setting the tone for Europe for better or for worse. Greek voters go back to the polls on Sunday and clearly face a tough choice, caught between a rock and a hard place.  Surveys have suggested growing support for pro-bailout parties […]

U.S. Office Leasing: To CBD or not to CBD?

21st October 2010 While leasing has improved nationally from third quarter, 2009 to the present, there are differences in the pace of improvement between and within markets and certainly between CBDs (Central Business Districts) and Non CBDs (suburban markets). In the CBDs leasing is up 31.6% year over year while in the suburbs it is […]

Leasing – harbinger of recovery?

It’s hard to feel confident on a consistent basis these days when the stock market is so volatile, employment growth is weak and consumer and business confidence ebb and flow. But the strength in US office and industrial leasing is irrefutable – it’s in the books and these stats won’t be adjusted. Office leasing is […]

Occupiers – Ready to exploit the market?

There’s an increasingly autumnal feel to parts of the EMEA market but I’m not convinced we’re about to start hibernating just yet. In fact, depending where you look, there are actually some signs that activity may increase in the weeks ahead. Occupiers for example are still very much preoccupied with driving down costs and with […]