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Insights: Land Sales Trends

Insights: Land Sales Trends

The U.S. economy entered a recession in February, 2020, per the National Bureau of Economic Research. Commercial real estate development typically slows during a recession because developers do not want to incur the holding costs of land parcels if there is not an expected demand for new product.

Insights: Student Housing 2020

Insights: Student Housing 2020

The main uncertainty in the student housing sector is COVID-19’s impact on the 2020-2021 school year’s leasing. There is a variety of factors which make the student housing occupancy outlook uncertain.

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Insights: Landlord Employer Liability

Insights: Landlord Employer Liability

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic raises the question of whether landlords with leased properties can be held liable for injuries sustained when someone contracts COVID-19 at the premises.

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.

Regional Summaries

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San Francisco, CA

Apartment
The 151,777-unit San Francisco/West Bay market-rate, investment grade apartment market second quarter 2019 vacancy rate is 4.0%, according to Reis, down 20 basis points during the quarter and down 30 year-over-year. During the second quarter of 2019 the average asking rent increased 0.8% to $3,194 per month and the average effective rent rose 1.0% to $3,056 per month. The year-over-year gains are 2.5% and 2.4%, respectively. VIEW APARTMENT LISTINGS >
Industrial
The 11.3-million-square-foot San Francisco/West Bay Flex/R&D market second quarter 2019 vacancy rate was 9.1%, down 240 basis points from the prior quarter but still up 470 from a year earlier. During the second quarter the average asking rent increased 0.5% to $16.73 psf, and the average effective rent rose 1.0% to $15.72 psf. The year-over-year gains are 1.3% and 1.8%, respectively. The 31.8-million-square-foot San Francisco/West Bay warehouse/distribution market vacancy rate was just 4.7%, essentially unchanged during the quarter and down 20 basis points from a year earlier. For the second consecutive quarter Reis records no change in warehouse/distribution rents, and these are up 0.8% by both measures from a year earlier. The second quarter averages are $10.22 psf asking and $9.60 psf effective. VIEW INDUSTRIAL LISTINGS >
Office
The 99.3-million-square-foot West Bay/San Francisco general purpose, multi-tenant office market vacancy rate is 8.9% in the second quarter of 2019 according to Reis, down 10 basis points over the quarter and down 100 from a year earlier. During the second quarter of 2019 both the average asking rent and the average effective rent increased 1.0%, to $62.98 psf and $53.01 psf, respectively. The year-over-year gains are 3.1% asking and 3.3%. VIEW OFFICE LISTINGS >
Retail
The San Francisco/West Bay area community-neighborhood shopping center market vacancy rate was 3.6% in the second quarter of 2019, up 10 basis points for the quarter and up 30 from a year earlier. During the second quarter of 2019 both the average asking rent and the average effective rent increased 0.2%, to $38.36 psf and $34.86 psf, respectively. The year-over-year gain is a moderate 2.6% by both measures, implying a balanced market. VIEW RETAIL LISTINGS >

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

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