- Stuck in Neutral
A stubborn office market vacancy rate still hovers around 17.0 percent nationally in second quarter 2013, only marginally below its 17.6 percent peak in 2010. (See Reis sidebar, “The Numbers,” for a 2Q13 report.) This reflects the cautious attitude tenants
- Office: Risk vs. Reward
As capitalization rates continue to compress for core office assets, one red flag being raised is whether investors are biting off more risk than they can chew. Clearly, office buyers are willing to take on more risk as long as
- Chasing Yield
As competition for core properties continues to intensify, office investors have been casting a wider net to move capital off the sidelines and to capture higher returns. The question is, How much risk are buyers willing to assume when the
- Medical Office Momentum
The re election of President Barack Obama and last year’s favorable Supreme Court ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act have removed some uncertainty as to whether or not the healthcare law will take effect. While some provisions
- How Much Space Do We Need?
No company ever seems to have the right amount of office space. Firms grow and shrink throughout the years for many reasons however, they must contract for space over a set lease term of five, 15, or even 20 years.