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The fourth quarter of 2015 concluded with decreased vacancy rates and positive net absorption in both Los Angeles and Orange Counties. The average office building vacancy rate in Los Angeles County at the end of the fourth quarter decreased to 11.0% (Class A is 14.0%), down 0.5% from the end of 2014. In Orange County,...
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Has the business cycle run its course, or does it have legs for a few more years? Has the stock market peaked again? What about commercial Real Estate?  Is it different this time?  What might derail the market this time?  Is it the shift of private debt to national debt?  Will it be the raising of interest rates...
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Has the business cycle run its course, or does it have legs for a few more years? Has the stock market peaked again? What about commercial Real Estate?  Is it different this time?  What might derail the market this time?  Is it the shift of private debt to national debt?  Will it be the raising of interest rates...
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The Orange County and Los Angeles County markets ended the second quarter 2015 with decreased vacancy rates and increased rental rates. Orange county vacancy rate decreased 0.3% to 10.1% (Class A is 12.7%) while Los Angeles County had a 0.4% decrease to 11.2% (Class A is 14.5%). The average asking rental rate in Los Angeles...
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Personally, I think we are getting close to the top (ie: end) of the real estate cycle.  Over Easter weekend I was talking to some family and friends that are active in the real estate industry and noticed a few catch phrases like “it’s different this time,” “this location has no downside,” and “there is...
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With 2014 behind us, we see the market shifting from a Tenant’s Market towards a Landlords market. Vacancy rates are trending down over the last three to four quarters and rental rates are increasing. The average office building vacancy rate in Los Angeles County at the end of the 4th quarter is 11.5% (Class A...
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One of the primary considerations of any lease is the length of the Lease Term.  Sometimes flexibility requires a very short lease, and sometimes a lease needs to be longer to amortize a significant tenant improvement investment.  So, how long of a lease term should you sign up for?  There are quite a few factors to...
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Leasing Activity So is it a Tenant’s Market or a Landlord’s Market?  The buzz seems to be that the market is tightening and that rates are on the rise, and their is evidence of improvement in many submarkets.  However, the average vacancy rate in Los Angeles County Office Buildings at the end of the 1st quarter...
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Is it a Landlord’s market yet?  In a word, “No.”  However, the overall office market made significant gains in 2013.  And, as in the past, there are winners and losers from market to market and project to project.   Nationally, as result of continuing employment gains in the office using sector of the economy, the...
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