Category Archives: Commercial

Big Box tenants snap up Inland Empire East’s expanding inventory

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Inland Empire East’s growing inventory has started to level the playing field between the two submarkets. Construction completions in the East account for 40 percent of the total inventory base for buildings 100,000 square feet and above.

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Leasing activity remains strong with 9.1 million square feet in year-to-date… Read More

Los Angeles Technology Office Outlook – Summer 2016

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The Los Angeles technology sector has seen extensive growth in recent years, and continues to be the catalyst for economic expansion. While the market is still seeing the southward migration of Silicon Valley giants, home-grown technology startups have flourished and are contributing to the industry’s local expansion. As media and technology… Read More

Comparing top retail spending neighborhoods in Los Angeles

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Within Los Angeles, Venice leads the pack with $17,351 per capital spent on retail annually.

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We could expect increases in per capital spending on retail goods in downtown as retailers continue to flock to the area.

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Visit the JLL Los Angeles Research webpage for additional market insight.

Source: JLL Researchand ESRI Business Analyst Online
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Office employment update | August 2016

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Between July 2015 and July 2016, total nonfarm employment in Los Angeles County increased by 75,900 jobs, or 1.8 percent.

HealtOfficeEmployment_July2016h care and social assistance expanded payrolls by 21,800 and helped drive up employment in educational and
health services (up 30,800) for the largest year-over increase.

Professional and business services added 15,300 jobs.… Read More

Logistics & distribution are driving industrial leasing activity in the LA basin, mid-year 2016

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There is a growing presence of online-based retailers and logistics companies providing same-day or next-day delivery service to consumers which is affecting the Los Angeles industrial market.

The logistics and distribution sector accounted for 39.4 percent of the top 25 leases during… Read More

Los Angeles’ tech industry hits the mark on multiple growth indicators

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The Los Angeles tech sector continues to expand, ranking on multiple national growth indices, including ranking 7th in employment count, 10th in technology wages, and 2nd for venture capital investment in the most recent quarter.

While VC funding is slowing in some key tech markets across the country,… Read More

Nine steps to renew your office culture with an office move

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The decision to make an office move is an exciting time, filled with opportunities to reinvent, reset and renew.  At the same time, the site selection process can be overwhelming. There are several factors at play, including neighborhood, space size, layout potential, availability of sophisticated technology, proximity to amenities, parking and public transportation.

Industrial demand in Inland Empire East already surpasses demand for all of 2015

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Industrial construction volumes remain high as small box development accelerates with 16.3 million square feet of year-to-date deliveries. Vacancy rates continue to fall given current tenant demand and availabilities in the market.

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Year-to-date absorption totaled 12.8 million square feet for the entire market. IE East led the market… Read More

Los Angeles unemployment rate lowest in 10 years

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Los Angeles unemployment reached 4.3 percent in May, the lowest level in 10 years, signaling full employment. The region’s economic recovery typically lags the state and the nation, but now boasts the lowest unemployment rate.

How much further can the LA economy grow? The Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation… Read More

Unlock employee and profit potential with individual-friendly work space

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Do you think employee happiness is just a nice to have? Think again. Employees are a company’s most important asset, and happy employees just might mean higher profits. This USA Today article uncovered that publicly traded companies in the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list have gained an average 10.8% a year since 1998. Many of the publicly traded companies named as Best Companies to Work For in 2013… Read More