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Coldwell Banker Commercial® Reports

Opportunity Zones & Taxes

Opportunity Zones & Taxes

What are Opportunity Zones? The real estate industry is buzzing about this new program which allows private investment in country’s distressed communities. CBC brings you a quick overview to help you understand what they are and how investors can use them for their benefit.

CBC Blue Book

CBC Blue Book

The CBC organization is proud to present its 2018 Year-End Blue Book!

The Blue Book is a helpful market report with information brought to you by the true “on the ground” experts – the professionals of the CBC organization from all over the world.

Market Report: Retail Repurposing

Market Report: Retail Repurposing

Up to 80 percent of Americans do at least some shopping online. As Americans shift the way they shop, retailers that have not adapted to the changing environment are closing their doors, with the list of failing brand names growing each year.

Market Report: Student Housing

Market Report: Student Housing

Healthy demand and numerous shifts in student housing trends have transformed the property sector. Once overlooked by investors for fear of poorly maintained properties and high turnover, this asset class has become resilient, boasting handsome returns.

Regional Summaries

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Orange County

Apartment
The Orange County apartment market vacancy rate, below 3.0% for a while, has been creeping slowly upward. By the middle of 2018, it had reached 4.0%. A year later it was 4.2% and was up 10 basis points from a quarter earlier. At $1,968 and $1,898 per month, second quarter 2019 asking and effective averages were up 1.4% apiece year-to-date. Increases for the second quarter alone were 0.7% each.
Industrial
Vacancy in Orange County's warehouse/distribution market ended the second quarter of 2019 at 7.4%, up 40 basis points for the period and up 80 year-to-date. Vacancy increased by 40 basis points all told in 2018. Reis put second quarter 2019 average asking and effective rates for warehouse/distribution space at $7.55 psf and $7.11 psf, up 1.1% and 0.7% year-to-date-following increases of 2.2% and 2.6% all told last year. Gains in the second quarter alone were 0.3% asking and unchanged effective. Second quarter vacancy in Orange County's 59.8-million-square-foot Flex/R&D sector, was just 4.3%, up 10 basis points year-to-date following a 10-basis-points loss in 2018. Reis put second quarter Flex/R&D asking and effective rents here at $12.05 psf and $11.28 psf, up 1.3% apiece for the first half of the year following gains of 2.1% each in 2018. Gains in the second quarter alone were 0.7% asking and effective.
Office
Sitting nearly motionless at about 15.5% since early 2016, the Orange County general purpose, multi-tenant office market vacancy rate began a gradual ascent late last year. By mid-year 2019 it had reached 16.4%, up 50 basis points since year-end 2018 and the highest rate on Reis's records for this market since 2014. At $34.49 psf and $25.94 psf, asking and effective averages in the second quarter were up 1.1% and 1.0% year-to-date following gains of 4.0% apiece all told in 2018. Gains for the second quarter alone were 0.3% for both averages.
Retail
Vacancy in the Orange County community-neighborhood shopping center market has run in the range of 5.0% to 5.5%, roundly stated, since 2012. The vacancy rate for the second quarter of 2019, second-lowest among the nation's top 50 markets after San Francisco's 3.6%, was 5.1%, same as each of the past two quarters, and same as year-end 2017 as well. Average asking and effective lease rates for community and neighborhood center space grew by only 1.2% each overall last year. At $34.24 psf and $30.31 psf, respective asking and effective averages in the second quarter were up 0.5% and 0.6% year-to-date. Second quarter gains alone were 0.2% asking and 0.3% effective.

Source: Data provided by Reis, Inc. based on Market Summaries for the 85 Primary and Secondary Markets they cover.