Posts Tagged ‘Office’

U.S. Weekly Economic Update: Good Signs From Labor Markets

We have long maintained that one of the keys to the strength of the U.S. economy in 2014 will be whether and when firms shift from worrying about costs to worrying about losing sales. When companies are more willing to take risk, they are more aggressive in hiring and when that happens, the pace of [...]

Market Fundamentals Soften in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area as the Government Contracts

The office market in the Washington, D.C. Metro region was off to a slow start in 2012, with leasing activity down from last year at this time in both the Downtown and suburban markets. Negative absorption of 452,000 square feet (sf) in the District marked the second consecutive quarter of decreased absorption. The CBD submarket [...]

What a Difference a Border Makes: An Americas Comparison

An old boss used to say, “these charts aren’t complicated, when the line goes up things are good and when the line goes down things are bad.” Perhaps a tad simplistic but when we look at the old supply – demand paradigm as it relates to real estate, there’s little doubt that when vacancies are [...]

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 [...]

London or Bust!

Summary of the 2010 Cushman & Wakefield European Cities Monitor, recording the ongoing dominance of London but also the renewed rise of emerging markets in Europe and globally.