BIM (Building Information Modeling) is a process involving the generation and management of digital representations of physical and functional characteristics of places, as defined by Wikipedia. Why should an occupier of office space care about BIM? Reducing operating costs is paramount for any business, and the real estate piece of the pie is no small...Read More
What makes some real estate so valuable? Many things, but the iconic nature of buildings and other assets in any community add to the allure, and the value of property. So, early on Sunday morning I set about in a vintage 1973 Porsche 911 to make my case. Along the way I took some...Read More
“You don’t get what you want, you get what you negotiate” We have all heard the phrase, but do we always heed its advice? Many leasing transactions are done with the thought that the initial tenant improvements will be adequate for the lease term, and they usually are. But what happens when your business requirements change and...Read More
Sometimes I sit down to write a blog thinking that I will just wax poetic about real estate and inspire myself or somebody else to come up with a great idea on how to better transact real estate. Then the hard part comes. Ideas, time to write, finding some interesting pictures (got to have them…)...Read More
CBRE Project Management recently gave a presentation on changes to California Building Standards Code aka “Title 24” that will take effect on January 1st, 2014. The new requirements are aimed to “reduce energy bills, increase energy delivery and reliability, and improve economic conditions for the State of California” (Hah!). Any projects that apply for permit on...Read More
Many companies thrive on collaboration. “Creative” space combined with technology enhances collaboration by creating spaces that encourage in-promptu exchanges within a structured office environment. It typically looks cool too. But the “coolness” has much less to do with the function of the space than the architecture and “branding” of the space.” Creative or traditional, today’s...Read More
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