Posts Tagged ‘US Office market’

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 […]

Rising Vacancies Can’t Stop the Rising Cranes

From Tysons Corner, to Downtown Bethesda, to the District’s Mount Vernon Square, towering cranes are dotting the landscape, signaling growth and development. Despite an unprecedented amount of available space in some parts of the Metro area, tenants are opting for new buildings with the latest green technology, open & collaborative space, the most efficient use […]

Office Using Employment

Office-using employment is definitely booming in San Jose, Dallas, Seattle, and Los Angeles.  Overall job creation rates remain strong in Dallas, Orlando, Suburban Maryland, and Houston. Technology, energy, manufacturing and trade sectors have all been staffing up, although the rate of growth may still be below par in some of our major metropolitan areas like […]

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 […]

C&W Market Update: The Biggest Boat

As you will read in the post by our Head of Investment Strategies Janice Stanton, 2010 has been one of recovery for US capital markets with investment volumes up across the board and pricing improving in core US markets including Washington, New York and Boston. Part of the reason for this improvement has been a […]