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Savills Prime Office Cost Index Q4 2017
06 February 2018

At the close of 2017, a majority of SPOC markets outside of the US and Mexico increased in overall costs (year-over-year as measured in USD) as global real estate markets strengthened and the dollar depreciated against 2016 highs.

 

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Fed tightens for second time this year: What

Fed tightens for second time this year: What's ahead for the balance of 2018?

13 June 2018

The FOMC decision did not disappoint. As was widely expected, the Federal Funds rate was raised by 25 bps to a range of 1.75% to 2.0%.

 
 
 
Non-Residential Real Estate Activity: “Slackening” in NY, “Mixed” to “Improving” Elsewhere

Non-Residential Real Estate Activity: “Slackening” in NY, “Mixed” to “Improving” Elsewhere

30 May 2018

May’s Beige Book report, the Federal Reserve’s qualitative assessment of conditions across the country’s 12 Districts, suggested that economic growth over the last month was split between “modest and moderate” as shown in Table 1, although activity grew at a “solid pace” in Dallas. While most outlooks for growth were characterized as “upbeat,” the uncertainty of international trade policy still weighed on respondents’ minds, as did t

 
 
 
Atlanta (Urban Core) 2018 ERI Report

Atlanta (Urban Core) 2018 ERI Report

23 May 2018

Tenants faced higher occupancy costs during 2017. Registering its sixth consecutive year of rental rate growth, negotiated rent exceeded $40/sf for the first-time on record. Sustained demand from tech companies and professional/business services kept leasing volume steady. The second half of the year brought some signs that office-using employment was losing a bit of its momentum. Leasing also appeared to be cooling slightly. This may temper rent growth in 2018.

 
 
 
Charlotte 2018 Q1 Market Report

Charlotte 2018 Q1 Market Report

23 May 2018

Despite some recent pullback in hiring by financial firms, demand for newer and quality corporate office product in Charlotte has been relatively steady. At the same time, activity in Charlotte's emerging startup scene is also supporting leasing in converted warehouses.

 
 
 
San Francisco 2018 Q1 Market Report

San Francisco 2018 Q1 Market Report

23 May 2018

Leasing paused in the first quarter, with only one lease exceeding 100,000 sf signed. Nevertheless, space options remain very limited, particularly for the market's biggest tenants. Last year’s scrum for space left the market’s new development pipeline nearly stripped bare of big block options.

 
 
 
Seattle 2018 Q1 Market Report

Seattle 2018 Q1 Market Report

23 May 2018

There was no relief in the challenging conditions that larger tenants continue to face in Downtown Seattle and Bellevue. The supply shortage is not as acute in suburban Seattle. Additionally, smaller tenants still have more options to consider even in prime CBD properties. Meanwhile, potential passage of an employee head tax could create more impetus for tenants, including Amazon, to consider leasing in Bellevue or Tacoma.

 
 
 
National 2018 Q1 Market Report

National 2018 Q1 Market Report

21 May 2018

Confidence among U.S. businesses and households is as strong as it has been at any point in this recovery. Reduced corporate taxes and a relaxed regulatory environment are supporting more aggressive investment in R&D, construction and payroll growth. As companies and families go about their business and daily lives, they watch Washington warily – looking to see if additional stimulus is to come or if more divisive measures are enacted.

 
 
 
Baltimore 2018 Q1 Market Report

Baltimore 2018 Q1 Market Report

18 May 2018

Baltimore’s economy and office market continue to display signs of an uneven recovery. Job growth has been sustained in healthcare as well as logistics and distribution, but hiring has lacked consistency in core office-using sectors. Additionally, a few areas including Pratt Street, Howard County and Annapolis have captured the most dynamic leasing, outperforming more erratic leasing in the balance of the market.

 
 
 
Boston 2018 Q1 Market Report

Boston 2018 Q1 Market Report

18 May 2018

Boston's economy and office market has taken a different route in this cycle, deviating from the weak population and job growth displayed in many older Northeast and Midwest metros - and locally during prior cycles. This time has truly been different for Boston. The willingness of many companies to pay top dollar for Boston's expertise in a wide variety of high-tech sectors has been a game-changer.

 
 
 
Los Angeles 2018 Q1 Market Report

Los Angeles 2018 Q1 Market Report

18 May 2018

Several larger leases among top tech firms has kept deal volume relatively steady in West Los Angeles. Demand for production space in Culver City has been particularly brisk. In contrast, activity Downtown remains subdued.

 
 
 

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