RREEF Marks Up 2008 Commercial Real Estate Outlook

January 27, 2009

Tweet RREEF has produced an interesting document by taking its 2008 Real Estate Investment Outlook and marking it up to reflect how the predictions fared. Not surprisingly, their 2008 predictions were too tame for the most part. We often see reports, read them, and then forget about them. It’s nice to see a research team […]


RREEF Updates Economic Forecast Map

December 8, 2008

Tweet RREEF has updated its economic forecast map for North America. The map is a quick guide which provides very high-level economic data for markets throughout the United States and Canada.


Moffett Towers Might Finally Be Getting a Tenant

September 22, 2008

Tweet Things haven’t gone as planned for the Moffett Towers project in Sunnyvale. Since being substantially completed in late 2007, the 1.8 million square foot (when all completed) project has sat empty waiting for a tenant. The landlord reduced rental rates from $3.25 NNN to $2.95 NNN some time ago, and still has no big deals to announce. […]


Snell & Co. and RREEF Purchase Cupertino Office Building From Symantec

August 21, 2008

Tweet Snell & Co. has acquired a +/- 90,000 square feet office building from Symantec, The three-story building is located at the corner of Torre Avenue and Rodrigues Ave in Cupertino. The building was delivered vacant. We heard about this sale a few months ago when Snell & Co. tied the site up and was on the […]


RREEF Report on Commodity Prices and Impact on Real Estate

July 27, 2008

Tweet RREEF Research has issued two reports this month. The first report covers commodity prices, and the impact on trade, housing, and other real estate impacts. Some of the items related to trade which are noted in the report include: Pacific Northwest ports (i.e. Seattle, Portland, Vancouver) to benefit as the shipping distance is shorter than that […]


RREEF Portfolio Sale Moving Forward

July 22, 2008

Tweet RREEF is moving forward with its sale of a twenty-building portfolio it acquired as part of a larger 120 building portfolio from Peery Arrillaga two years ago. RREEF was reported to be seeking $250 psf for the portfolio, but we’ve heard the price is coming in well below that mark, somewhere around $200 per foot. […]


Weakness in Rents Beginning to Show

March 17, 2008

Tweet Over the past 24 months, rental rates in the Silicon Valley, the Peninsula, and San Francisco have all seen a dramatic increases. Rental rates in some buildings have jumped nearly 75% over the past 24 months thanks to aggressive new owners looking to benefit from increased demand. During the past two quarters however, that […]


Cornish & Carey Predicting a Flat 2008

February 22, 2008

Tweet Cornish and Carey held its annual forecast in Santa Clara this week. Along the lines of what I’ve been writing about, they are predicting rental rates to be static for 2008 for office and R&D, and vacancy rates to remain in a similar state. The fact is that there is a large amount of […]

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